There are so many Wordpress plugins out there, that finding the one that's right for your site can be difficult. So let us cut through the chaff for you. Here are 6 of our favorite plugins that all Wordpress powered sites should have.
1. Akismet. The spam comment blocking powerhouse that comes standard with every Wordpress install. Akismet will keep time wasting spam at bay and your site clean and spam free.
2. SEO Ultimate. It's a powerful but easy to use SEO plugin that takes care of everything from title tags, to meta tags, to no-follow links.
3. Google XML Sitemaps. Help search engines find & navigate your site easily with XML Sitemaps. It automatically creates your sitemap and keeps it updated for the major search engines.
4. Google Analyticator. Easily incorporate your Google Analytics code and see your analytics right from your Wordpress Dashboard.
5. W3 Total Cache. Keep your site running fast by using this simple caching plugin.
6. Auto Thick Box Plus. Quickly and easily add customizable light box style effects to your images.
There are many Wordpress plugins out there, but these are some of our favorites. Did we miss one that you love? Share it with us in the comments!