"These are my favorite WordPress plugins that I use to run my blog and make sure it's running at its full potential."

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WordPress Plugin #1: Essential Addons For Elementor

You get an additional 70+ premium widgets to use with Elementor.

Why I Recommend Essential Addons For Elementor: Sometimes there’s just that extra thing you want to do that wouldn’t be possible without Essential Addons.  Plus, who doesn’t love even more customization features?

WordPress Plugin #2: Google Analytics Dashboard for WP (GADWP)

A super easy way to install Google Analytics and setup affiliate link tracking.

Why I Recommend It: You can quickly get your Google Analytics tracking setup for your WordPress website.

WordPress Plugin #3: ShortPixel

Automatically compresses your images for you saving tons of time and speeds up your website.

Why I Recommend It: ShortPixel automatically compresses your images as soon as you upload them to WordPress.  Say goodbye to manually resizing and compressing images before uploading!

WordPress Plugin #4: WP Rocket

The fastest caching plugin at an affordable price.

Why I Recommend It: WP Rocket is the caching plugin I use and is well worth the cost.  There’s only a few settings you need to play around with to get your site running faster and is much faster in comparison to using a free caching plugin.

WordPress Plugin #5: Thrive Comments

The best WordPress comments plugin.

Why I Recommend It: This is the comments plugin I use.  I have zero complaints after using it for years now.

WordPress Plugin #6: Thrive Leads

Build popups for your site, track conversion rates for each popup, and do A/B split testing.

Why I Recommend It: I highly recommend investing in a solid popup builder for your website as you get more traffic.  Thrive Leads allows you to easily see how your optin forms are doing in terms of conversion rate and you can completely customize every aspect of the forms.  There’s also quite a few templates to choose from.

WordPress Plugin #7: Link Whisper

The fastest way to build internal links and boost your SEO.

Why I Recommend It: Internal linking is one of the best way to boost your rankings in Google but can be tedious and time consuming.  The good news is that Link Whisper can auto-generate internal links or it will use its AI to suggest internal links that can be created manually in one click.  It has saved me countless hours of time.

WordPress Plugin #8: Schema Pro

Schema lets you generate review stars and other important info to show in the Google SERPs.

Why I Recommend It: Schema is really tricky to get implemented if you don’t already know a programming language.  If you want schema to show up in Google, then Schema Pro is the plugin that I recommend and use.