Best WordPress Plugins & Themes

Must Have Plugins and Themes for any WordPress Website Add Security, Speed, and Functionality

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Best WordPress Plugins

So you’ve installed WordPress and you’re looking for the Best Free WordPress Plugins to get started with.

With years of WordPress development experience, over 2,000 WordPress websites developed, custom themes and plugins we’ve been able to play with more plugins than you can shake a stick at. This question has come up time and time again, “What are the best WordPress plugins and best themes?”.

Accessibility by UserWay

  • UserWay’s Accessibility Widget creates a simpler and more accessible browsing experience for your users.

Easy Social Sharing

  • Easy Social Sharing provides you with an easy way to display various popular social share…

Imagify – Optimize Images & Convert WebP | Compress Images Easily

  • Compress images & convert WebP with the best WordPress image optimization plugin. Optimize images in…

Koko Analytics

  • Privacy-friendly and efficient analytics for your WordPress site – This is by far one of the best WordPress plugins for stats we’ve found.

WordPress SEO by Yoast

  • Industry standard and essential install for every website. Extensive feature set, including XML sitemap generation and indexing control of archives.

    Broken Link Checker

    • Check posts, pages & all content for broken links & missing images to improve SEO.… If you have lots of links on your site this is one the best WordPress plugins you’ll find for fixing broken and redirected links.

    Disable Comments – Remove Comments & Stop Spam

    • Allows administrators to globally disable comments on their site. Comments can be disabled according to…

    Wordfence Security – Firewall, Malware Scan, and Login Security

    • Firewall, Malware Scanner, Two Factor Auth and Comprehensive Security Features, powered by our 24 hour…

    Mailpoet Newsletters

    • Send newsletters, post notifications or autoresponders from WordPress easily, and beautifully.


    • Lots of features from the team behind WordPress themselves, all rolled into a single handy plugin – includes stats, gravatar hovercards, grammar checker, recent tweets widget and much more.

    Best WordPress Themes

    Divi by Elegant Themes

    • This has the Divi Builder built in, allows for some very dynamic layouts.
    • This is our go to theme as it’s the most flexible in layout design. We’ve built over a 1,000 sites using it.

    Kadence Pro by Kadence Themes

    Astra by Astra Themes

    • One of the highest rated themes out there, very flexible and very fast.
    • We haven’t used this theme much, but we have a handful of designers that use it on our servers and they like it.
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