WordPress Related Posts – a fast way to increase your reader’s interests by showing them the posts related to what they are reading.
Google XML Sitemaps – want your posts to be seen on the first page? This little plugin will fast track your way to the top!
WP-Optimize – remove old versions of your posts, all of the spam and unapproved comments, all with the click of a button. Why? Keep your database clean and optimized so you don’t have junk in the trunk you don’t need.
All in One SEO Pack – one of the fastest way to optimize your site for Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and if you’re running an eCommerce site, it provides SEO for those as well.
Contact Form 7 – simple easy to use plugin that has Akismet spam filtering and CAPTCHA. It also has the option to send thank you emails immediately after a user fills in the form.
W3 Total Cache – want to load a faster website? This plugin will increase your servers function as well as keep page download times to minimum. It even provides CDN integration.
WP Touch – want a mobile site without having to write the conditional tags to make it so? Well this the plugin for you! Manage everything from within the admin panel to get the website looking perfect for all mobile devices!
Akismet – one of the best spam filters around and it’s comes prepackaged with all WordPress installations.
ShareThis – want to further your traffic through social media. Get this plugin. It has over 120 social media options, including Facebook, Twitter, Google +, and many more.
WordPress SEO by Yoast – although WordPress already has a good SEO foundation, this plugin forces you to use specific words that best describe your article and also checks to ensure that you use those words throughout the article.