Many WordPress plugins are available, some of them are free and some of them are paid plugins. Being a blogger it’s necessary to keep the helpful plugins that can increase the traffic of your blog and eventually website loading time should not be affected.

So, keeping the less and best plugins for your blog becomes important. But, choosing the best of the best plugins from millions of plugins is a heavy task. But, you don’t have to worry as the list of top 5 plugins for niche site is compiled in the below list.

Wordpress essential plugins

1. BackWPup

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It’s not possible to keep track of your past work always but with this BackWPup plugin you can keep track and create backup of your past work. Generally, WordPress keeps track of everything what you have written in your blog but when your blog starts earning then it becomes impossible to keep the database updated. But, BackWPup does it all smoothly for you; it keeps the regular backups of your work and allows you to store the backup in Dropbox or any cloud storage devices. There is also option for schedule optimization whenever you are creating your backup.

Download: BackWPup

2. Google Analytics for WordPress

You must find some difficulties to keep track of visitors who are visiting your blog. But, with this Google Analytics for WordPress plugin you can keep track of your visitor. You can know from where they are coming and what they are browsing on your blog. When you sign up for Google Analytics then you have to enter some codes into your website but it’s not possible for everyone. With this plugin you don’t have to get advanced in coding it does everything for you automatically.

Download: Google Analytics for WordPress

3. Akismet

Sometimes getting links back to your websites helps your site to gain authority and search results. But, spam websites just leave thousands of automatic robots to comment on websites. And this comment becomes live for some sites which help in increasing the profile of spam websites. This comment also creates junks in your e-mail too. But, no need to worry Akismet does it all for you. It blocks the spam comments and deletes them automatically.

Download: Akismet

4. Google XML Sitemaps

Google XML sitemap is the important plugin as it creates an XML sitemap for your blog which helps the search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing to index your page in fats way. When search engines deploy the spiders but they can’t crawl everything about your website but this plugins help them to crawl throughout the blog. It always rebuilds the XML sitemap whenever you are publishing a post.

Download: Google XML Sitemaps

5. Cookies for Comments

Cookies for Comments are the advanced version of Akismet. Unfortunately, Akismet cannot catch all the spam comments but Cookies for comments does it smoothly. If it founds the commenter is not real then it will mark the comment as a spam which can save your lots of time to check and read all comments.

Download: Cookies for Comm

What’s your favorite WordPress Plugins for niche site? Do share your views in the comment section, we’ll be glad to hear from you.


I am Jason Swagger, also knows as Krikeshav in the online world. I always had a keen interest in Technology and therefore, after completing Engineering in computer science and I started writing blogs. I believe that sharing knowledge would remove darkness from the world.

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