Best WordPress Plugins 2018 - Free All In One For A Website

This is the beginning of a new year and many WordPress Developer Developed many WordPress plugin. All of these plugins in not popular and useful. Those plugins downloaded and used most in 2016-2017 seems the Best WordPress Plugins 2018.  Which plugin is necessary for your Website depends on you. But when many users recommend any plugin, then it became popular. 😉

In this post, I am going to look back in 2016. My 2016 experience helps me to find out the best Plugins. Now I have made this all in one list for any type of WordPress Website. 🙂 Always use the best plugin and be confident for your Website.

Why Should You Use Best WordPress Plugins?

Before downloading a plugin, every user asks his mind - is it really helpful? Some plugin may cause harm to your Website. If a plugin uses a lot of scripts it will decrease your Website loading time. Increasing loading time means, you will lose visitor and ranking into Search Engine. This will harm your business. Better you should configure your website for your visitors.

If you read my WordPress Plugin Security Post, you can understand why you should use best WP Plugins for your Website. After reading that post, you can realize which plugin you should use for your Website. 💡

Does This Post Provides All Necessary Plugin For Website?

Yes. This post provides all necessary plugin for your any type of Website. You can do everything with this following Plugins. I have categorized every single plugin in this post. For Example:  If you need only Best SEO Plugin you have to check the SEO Plugin section. Scroll down and you can easily understand all category and Plugins. 🙂

SEO Best WordPress Plugins 2018

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) for WordPress can control via some Plugin. There are a lot of SEO Plugin but I only suggest 3 SEO Plugins and introduce you with these 3.

Yoast SEO

Yoast is now one of the best popular plugins for maintaining WordPress Websites SEO section. This plugin provides many features dynamically. The Author just needs to write content and Yoast automatically arrange everything for better SEO. It will generate a sitemap for you, which helps you to get indexed Google quickly. You can modify your default Blog Post Title, Permalink, XML Sitemap. Personally, I use this plugin for my Website.

Active Installs: 1+ million

Ratings: 4.1

Download Yoast SEO

All In One SEO Pack

All In One SEO is such type of Plugin, which generate the necessary section of SEO automatically. This plugin helps you to maintain your site performance too. You can increase your Memory Limit with this plugin. Here you can find a features section. In this features section, you will see many features you just have to active them.

Active Installs: 1+ million

Ratings: 4.4

Download All In One SEO Pack

SEO Ultimate

You will get control to all Post type Title, Description, Keyword section. There are an open graph, auto-linking, rich-snippets, 404 monitoring features by default with this Plugin. This is not so popular like other two SEO Plugins but it works better. If you are a beginner you can start with this. It's options panel is very easy to understand.

Active Installs: 200,000+

Ratings: 3.9

Download SEO Ultimate

Best Maintenance Mode & Coming Soon WordPress Plugins

There is a big difference between Maintenance mode and Coming Soon Page. Let me express this in a nutshell. When you are going to create a new Website you should showcase the Coming Soon Page and When you are going to update your Old Website you should showcase Maintenance Mode. I have listed total 4 Plugin in this category.

Sunrise - Coming Soon & Maintenance Mode

Jewel Theme Team Developed this Plugin. This plugin provides fully customization feature for your coming & Maintenance Mode Page. It's super easy to work with Sunrise. You can add your Social Profile, Countdown date, Title, Description, Logo, Background Image, Left image in this Plugin. After all, you can collect leads, tough your site is offline. This is a Responsive Plugin and support all Theme.

Active Installs: 200+

Ratings: N/A

Download Sunrise Plugin

Coming Soon Page & Maintenance Mode by SeedProd

This is the number 1 best plugin to showcase your Coming Soon Page. The free version is limited but perfect for a Website. There is a pro version of this Plugin. You can easily add your own CSS code in this plugin. It's a translation ready and multisite support Plugin.

Active Installs: 100,000+

Ratings: 5.0

Download SeedProd Coming Soon Plugin

Coming soon and Maintenance mode

It's an awesome tool for WordPress for informing your visitor about your condition. You can inform your traffic when you are going to live your Website. The free version provides a limitation for customizing it. You can add image background, custom logo. If you like to add slider you have to buy the premium version. You can work with the free version smoothly too.

Active Installs: 30,000+

Ratings: 4.4

Download Coming soon and Maintenance mode

Ultimate Coming Soon Page

This is the most simple coming soon Plugin for WordPress. You can quickly create a simple page with this plugin. You can add your own HTML and CSS code. It's a very flexible and Responsive Plugin. You can Collect Emails with FeedBurner and it Integrated with Google Fonts. If you like simplicity you can choose this without any doubt.

Active Installs: 100,000+

Ratings: 4.6

Download Ultimate Coming Soon Page

Best Free Page Builder Plugin For WordPress

Page Builder Plugin is very necessary for them who likes to create a landing page for the different type of product. I mean, If you are an affiliate marketer, you can realize the necessity of Page Builder. As far as I know, Affiliate Marketer create a landing page for the product and they promote the page. By this way, they can collect leads and make a profit. The Page Builder helps you to design your page via Drag and Drop system. You have to select a section and drop it into your desired place of a page and you are done. There are only 3 plugins which are perfect for you.

Page Builder by SiteOrigin

This is the best Free Page Builder I have seen in my life. It also provides a free Widget, this widget provides a lot of section for edit a page. I can suggest you if you use this plugin you will fall in love with it. If you think that, is it perfect for my Theme? Then, I will say- This plugin works perfectly with any Theme of this World. So don't worry, if you need a Page builder you can use it now.

Active Installs: 700,000+

Ratings: 4.7

Download Page Builder by SiteOrigin

Beaver Builder - WordPress Page Builder

This is the another best Page Designer. Have you noticed that I call it Page Designer, not Builder? Let me explain, This plugin provides some awesome default template. You have to just select your best Template and all setting will be done within a few seconds. Just replace the demo content with your real content. If you are a beginner you should try this. It's a great news for you that all pages will support all mini device like iPad, iPhone.

Active Installs: 40,000+

Ratings: 4.8

Download Beaver Builder

Live Composer Page Builder

Do you like to see live what you are doing with your Pages? If yes, then this plugin is for you. You can compose a page and it will show you the live preview of your work. Visit your Webpages and you will see the option for adding a section into your Webpages. Just click on Plus(+) button and you can understand what you should do. This Plugin works directly into your live pages, not admin panel.

Active Installs: 20,000+

Ratings: 4.8

Download Live Composer

Free WordPress Security Plugin For 2018

Security is a very important things for any Website. I hope you don't like to see your Website hacked by Someone. You should track your Website login system and block those IP who tried to login with wrong username and password. I have already written some post for better WordPress Security Check this out. I have listed 4 WordPress security Plugin which help you to protect your Website from the hacker.

Wordfence Security

This plugin will provide enterprise-class WordPress security. Personally, I have used this plugin for my Website. This Plugin scans your full Website and shows you the error to fix. It makes your Website faster and send you report of login information. If someone tries to login with wrong username and password, it will block the IP and he/she can't find the login page again. This is 100% free and open source tool for increase your Website Security.

Active Installs: 1+ million

Ratings: 4.9

Download Wordfence Security

BulletProof Security

If you a beginner WordPress user, I suggest you to use this plugin to secure your Website. It provides One-Click Setup Wizard and .htaccess Website Security Protection. The Login Security & Monitoring function will always monitor your login page and send the report via E-mail and Dashboard. You have to follow this report and if you think, you should block the unwanted IP address.

Active Installs: 100,000+

Ratings: 4.7

Download BulletProof Security

iThemes Security

I have noticed that many corporate Websites use this plugin. My many clients recommend this plugin and ordered me to configure this plugin into their Website. While working with this plugin, I have noticed that it provides a lot of functionality for increasing the security of any Website. Some key features are Two-Factor Authentication, Malware Scan Scheduling, Password Expiration, Google reCAPTCHA, Dashboard Widget and so on. If you are an old WordPress user, I suggest to use it otherwise you may fail to understand all functionality.

Active Installs: 700,000+

Ratings: 4.7

Download iThemes Security

All In One WP Security & Firewall

A user-friendly Security and Firewall Plugin. It's very easy to use and any WordPress user can understand all functionality easily. You know that WordPress is a secure CMS system but it needs more security to make sure that your are secure. It needs someone to track your Website. This Plugin will track your Website regularly and protect your Website. Some feature of this plugin User Accounts Security, User Login Security, User Registration Security, Database Security, File System Security, Blacklist Functionality and many more.

Active Installs: 300,000+

Ratings: 4.8

Download All In One WP Security & Firewall

Some Popular WordPress Slider Plugin of All Time

Slider a very necessary section for every Website. We showcase our most important section or news in Slider. Slider helps us to display a lot of news or feature or service within a short place. A perfect slider will help you to attract your visitors mind and they may convert in customer. Perhaps, a bad slider may be a reason for your loss. As you are reading this post, don't worry about it. Here I am going to share 4 awesome slider plugin with you. You can arrange your Website slider easily with any one of these plugins. Let's start making an awesome slider. 😛

Huge IT slider

This is one of my first choices for creating slider within a few minutes. It has some built-in effect for the slider. You can add an unlimited number of images with title and description into your slider. The shortcode helps you to place slider into your Posts or Pages. You can add links into title and description. The drag and drop functionality helps you to arrange your slider number.

Active Installs: 100,000+

Ratings: 4.4

Download Huge IT slider

Slider WD

It's a super tool for creating Responsive Slider. You can access 5 types of transition effects. Autoplay, Full width, music playback, support watermarks, Time bar and many features provide by this Plugin. I think the free version is enough for creating a custom slider for a Website. If you like to get more feature like Post Slider, Filmstrip, Video slider, Layer Slider you have to buy the pro version of this Plugin. If you upgrade the pro version you can access 26 transition effects for Slider, 38 layer effects, Parallax and Carousel effect.

Active Installs: 30,000+

Ratings: 4.5

Download Slider WD

Ultimate Responsive Image Slider

A Fully Responsive Slider Plugin for WordPress user. You can create an unlimited slider with this plugin and place all slider into your Website. When you create a slider it generates a unique ID like 256. You have to copy this shortcode (Shortcode looks like [URIS id=123] ) and place it anywhere into your posts, pages. It provides enable or disable option for Slider Title, Description. It is a Multilingual Translation Ready plugin and provides Drag And Drop Image Position for the slider. You can customize the slider thumb image, adjust the height and width of your image too.

Active Installs: 20,000+

Ratings: 4.6

Download Ultimate Responsive Image Slider

Smart Slider 2

This Slider is perfect for all newbie in WordPress. It comes with a super backend style. You can easily create a new layer and drag and drop it into your Slider layout. You know that everybody loves Responsive Design. This plugin provides you highly Responsive feature for any type of mobile device or browser. Know coding knowledge required for working with it. You can Change color, font, arrow, bullet, background, link, position, size, etc. There is more than 20 animation like slide, fade, roll, bounce, Ken Burns etc. You can easily insert slider from WordPress Post, NextGen Gallery, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, YouTube.

Active Installs: 20,000+

Ratings: 4.6

Download Smart Slider 2

E-mail Marketing Tools For WordPress User

Collecting Email address from your visitor is very necessary for making a new brand. E-mail Marketing is an old marketing system but it works well. I have noticed, most of all marketer use this for promoting their product or blog post. I wish, you also like to increase your Website visitor and like to collect email address and create E-mail campaign for promoting your business. Here is a simple solution for you. Follow the following tools, these will help you to make your business stand out.

MailChimp for WordPress

I hope, you have heard about MailChimp. MailChimp helps us to generate subscriber list and create mail campaign. This is the absolute best way for E-mail Marketing. It helps you to collect emails in different ways. Create  opt-in forms or integrate with any other form on your site. The Opt-in Forms is one of the best ways for express your offer or service.

Active Installs: 400,000+

Ratings: 4.9

Download MailChimp for WordPress

Email Subscribers

Just create HTML+CSS E-mail Template and send it via this plugin to your subscriber. You can also set a robot e-mail template and it will send e-mail when new post's publish in your Website. There is Double and single opt-in facility for the subscriber. You can track how many people is reading your article and then you can make a list for original e-mail user. You can place the Subscription box anywhere of your Website by Widget/Shortcode/PHP Code. If you have a previous e-mail list you can import it or export new email list too.

Active Installs: 30,000+

Ratings: 4.3

Download Email Subscribers

Contact Form to Email

This is an awesome plugin which sends the data to email and also to a database list and CSV file. It has the ability to show you Email Delivery and other notification.  It saves all messages into your database. Export the necessary information in your excel sheet. t provides you the drag and drop contact form builder which help you to design a great contact form. The anti-spam protection is another cool feature.

Active Installs: 30,000+

Ratings: 4.3

Download Contact Form to Email

Free Tools to grow your Email List

After all, this plugin can increase your Website visitor if you follow the right way. Don't think like a spammy kid. Never try to spam with your Website link. This tool helps you to generate more subscriber and the social media of this plugin will help you to increase your Website visitor instantly. This is an Email Marketing tools and at the same time Social Marketing tools too. By default, you can access in Google Analytics via it. The functionality is very easy to understand and I think you should try this.

Active Installs: 90,000+

Ratings: 4.1

Download Free Tools to grow your Email List

Best Contact Form WordPress Plugin for Your Website

Contact Form is one of the most necessary section for all Website. It helps the visitor to get in touch with you. Without contact form, your visitor will confuse to contact you. There is a lot of contact form in WordPress Plugin Directory. After researching most of these plugins, I have listed only 4 in this list as the best contact form plugin. Let's take a brief look.

Contact Form 7

This is a must-have WordPress Contact Form plugin for all guys. It's a time-saving Plugin which generate a contact form automatically. Personally, I have noticed that many WordPress developer includes this Plugin into their Theme. It's easy to maintain and easy to customize. This plugin provides CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on. It provides a lot of translation and you can use this plugin in your mother language.

Active Installs: 1+ million

Ratings: 4.6

Download Contact Form 7

Contact Form Builder

If you are looking for a design-able Contact Form you can use it. It provides 10 default form templates. Just select anyone and you are done. This is a fully customizable contact form plugin. You can customize  labels, content, and options for each form. You can avoid spam by using Google ReCaptcha and simple captcha. After all, it's a Responsive plugin and adapt with all modern browser and device.

Active Installs: 70,000+

Ratings: 4.4

Download Contact Form Builder

Custom Contact Forms

Create a beautiful custom form for your Website. You can Build forms in the media manager instead of going to separate areas of your site. It provides you the live preview option so that you can see what is changing in your form. You can add your own HTML section in this custom contact forms. You can add help text, modify labels, mark required, add CSS classes, manage options, etc within your forms. This is very easy to insert your forms in posts, custom post types, widgets, and themes.

Active Installs: 70,000+

Ratings: 3.4

Download Custom Contact Forms

Contact Form Maker

This is a professional Plugin for creating pro contact form. Without no knowledge of programming, you can create a form as you need. The pro version of this plugin provides you to work with Google Map, All field type, File upload and PayPal integration. But I think for a simple form you don't need all of this. This plugin provides 100% translation ready service. If you find that still this plugin is not in your language you should contact the Theme author and he will do it within 3 days.

Active Installs: 20,000+

Ratings: 4.3

Download Contact Form Maker

eCommerce WordPress Plugin For Online Shop

eCommerce is the best way for promote your products in the online store. At present many people are making the livelihood with eCommerce. This will boost your sell if you deliver product perfectly to your customer. There is only 2 plugin I like most. You can choose any one of them for running your own online store.

WooCommerce - excelling eCommerce

I just like to say that it's awesome and outstanding for your any type of online shop Website. WooCommerce provides all necessary functionality for stand out your Website. Most of the present Themes compatible with WooCommerce. It's easy to customize with CSS. You can maintain your store easily. More than 30% online store use WooCommerce for their Website. You can sell anything in anywhere. Don't worry, it's responsive too and super perfect for your business.

Active Installs: 1+ million

Ratings: 4.5

Download WooCommerce - excelling eCommerce

WP eCommerce

This is my 2nd best choice for running an e-commerce store. You can easily customize this plugin design with your own HTML and CSS. You can Manage your orders and catalogs with powerful built-in tools. It integrates with WordPress multisite.

Active Installs: 60,000+

Ratings: 3.5

Download WP eCommerce

Bonus ! Necessary WordPress Plugin

I have talk too much with categorized plugin. Now it's time to introduce you with some bonus plugin. These plugins also necessary for a Website. Here you will find something pretty and aone plugin for some type of Website. So let's start-


The best spam comment protection plugin developed by automatic. Akismet check your comment by it's web service and decide is it spam or not. It can think like a human, so I highly recommend you to use it for protecting your Website from spam comments.

Active Installs: 1+ million

Ratings: 4.8

Download Akismet

WP Super Cache

This is the best super and fast caching WordPress Plugin in the directory. It will help you to increase your Website loading time and performance.

Active Installs: 1+ million

Ratings: 4.2

Download WP Super Cache

Jetpack by WordPress.com

Jetpack provides a lot of features you have to active each feature for working with it. You can track Traffic Growth & Insights, Image Performance, Social Share, and many more.

Active Installs: 1+ million

Ratings: 4.0

Download Jetpack by WordPress.com


The best way to add page navigation into your blog. Just install and active this plugin and you can understand how to work with this plugin.

Active Installs: 1+ million

Ratings: 4.7

Download WP-PageNavi

Advanced Custom Fields

This plugin allows you to customize WordPress :P. This plugin is for them, who likes more flexible backend then WordPress. You can visually create your fields and assign your fields in different pages. If you use this plugin once, you will fall in love with it.

Active Installs: 1+ million

Ratings: 4.9

Download Advanced Custom Fields

Let's Wrap Up!

I think these list will help you to find all most necessary plugins for your lovely WordPress Website. Don't use two plugins of the same category. It may harm for your Website. For example, never use Yoast SEO and All in one SEO at a single site at once. These all about Best WordPress Plugins 2018 hope you like it. Feel free to share it with your friends.

Best WordPress Plugins 2018 - Free All In One For A Website was last modified: July 22nd, 2018 by jemee

This post was last modified on July 22, 2018 7:14 pm

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