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The List of BuddyBoss’s favorite WordPress plugins (Edition 2020)

As WordPress and BuddyPress developers we have worked with many WordPress plugins. Here's a list of the ones that we use on a regular basis.

List of WordPress plugins

Security

Protects your website against hacks, brute force login attacks, and malware. Active security monitoring for files, firewalls, and much more.

SEO 

Optimizes your WordPress site for Search Engines (Search Engine Optimization).

Form Builder 

Allows you to easily create forms, view and edit entries within WordPress, receive email notifications, build mailing lists, and export form entries to CSV.

Backup 

Provides scheduled backups of your core WordPress database tables and saves them to your server and can even email them to you.

Redirection

Allows you to redirect links within your website. Useful for migrating a website, changing domains and forwarding outdated pages to newer pages

shrink, beautify, track, manage and share any URL on or off of your WordPress website

Anti-spam 

Protects your website from spam comments, registrations, and forum posts.

Memberships

Allows you to restrict access to content based on membership levels. Integrate with popular payment gateways such as Stripe, PayPal, Authorize.net, Braintree, or 2Checkout. Features recurring billing, ability to track affiliate commissions on a recurring basis.

Show/Hide User IDs

Advanced WordPress users/developers may require user IDs for some plugins or template tags.

Search and Replace

If you move your WordPress site to a domain or server, you will likely run into a need to run a search/replace on the database for everything to work correctly. 

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2 Responses
  1. Thanks the great information on favorite WordPress plugins. I’ll definitely check out WP Title 2 and WordPress Database Backup. Also interested in HeadSpace2 which you guys mentioned at the Meetup this week. Great info!

  2. @Maria

    Glad to hear you learned about some useful plugins at the meetup. WP Title 2 is a really useful one. It’s one of the first plugins I install on every site I build. WP-DB-Backup is also pretty important. There are others with more features, but that one is really simple to set up and it’s dependable. Set it and forget it. HeadSpace2 is a good plugin. I prefer to use All In One SEO Pack because it’s simpler to configure, which is important when I’m putting it on clients’ sites. HeadSpace 2 has more options however.

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