20 WordPress Plugins to Improve Your Website’s Usability

WordPress Plugins are make your website more efficient, it’s easier for your visitors to adapt to, and more satisfying to use. your visitors will actually enjoy visiting your site. WordPress community is going to introduce new WordPress plugins every day. Here are 20 free WordPress plugins that will surely improve the usability of your blog or website.

Caching Web Pages

W3 Total Cache

W3 Total Cache is an excellent WordPress plugin which Improve site performance and user experience via caching: browser, page, object, database, minify and content delivery network support. W3 Total Cache improves the user experience of your site by improving your server performance and loading time, caching every aspect of your site, reducing the download times and providing transparent content delivery network (CDN) integration.

W3-Total-Cache

 

WP Super Cache

If you don’t want to use W3 Total cache, you can give Wp Super cache a try. WP Super Cache is a very useful plugin because it will drastically improve the loading time of your website by caching your pages and minimizing the CSS and Javascript files. This plugin is a must-have.

 

Database Optimization

WP-Optimize

WP-Optimize is a simple but effective plugin allows you to clean up your WordPress database and optimize it without phpMyAdmin. It allows you to remove post revisions, comments in the spam queue, un-approved comments within few clicks.

WP-Optimize

 

P3 (Plugin Performance Profiler)

This plugin creates a profile of your WordPress site’s plugins’ performance by measuring their impact on your site’s load time.  Often times, WordPress sites load slowly because of poorly configured plugins or because there are so many of them. By using the P3 plugin, you can narrow down anything causing slowness on your site.

P3-PluginPerformanceProfiler

 

Edit Flow

Edit Flow empowers you to collaborate with your editorial team inside WordPress.

Edit-Flow

 

Better Internal Link Search

Better Internal Link Search improves the default internal link searching feature in a number of ways, making it faster and easier to find the content you want to link to.

Better-Internal-Link-Search

 

WP Minify

This plugin integrates the Minify engine into your WordPress blog. Once enabled, this plugin will combine and compress JS and CSS files to improve page load time.

wp-minify

 

Code Snippets

Code Snippets is an easy, clean and simple way to add code snippets to your site.

Code-Snippets

HTML5 MP3 Player with Playlist

Allows WordPress users to easily use HTML5 the element enable native audio playback within the browser. It supports all browsers i.e. Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IE and Opera. HTML5 Audio Player with Playlist, Repeat, Random, Stream Seek, Volume Control, Timer, Next, Previous, Play-Pause option.
HTML5 MP3 Player

 

Typecase Web Fonts

Typecase is a web font management plugin that allows you to browse, search, and embed over 500 fonts from Google Web Fonts.

Typecase-Web-Fonts

 

Easy Digital Downloads

Selling digital downloads is something that not a single one of the large WordPress ecommerce plugins has ever gotten really right. This plugin aims to fix that. Instead of focusing on providing every single feature under the sun, Easy Digital Downloads tries to provide only the ones that you really need.

Easy-Digital-Downloads

 

SEO Facebook Comment

SEO Facebook Comments embeds a Facebook Comment Form on your blog and also looks at each of your blog posts searching for Facebook Comments already posted. All new found comments will be added to WordPress Database.

SEO-Facebook-Comment

 

Newsletter Manager

Newsletter manager allows you to create and send html, plain text or multipart email newsletters to your subscribers. The plugin supports unlimited email campaigns, unlimited email addresses, double opt-in anti-spam compliance, hourly email sending limit and much more. Opt-in form is available as HTML code, shortcode as well as standard WordPress widget.

Newsletter-Manager

 

Flexible Posts Widget

The default WordPress Recent Posts widget is exceptionally basic. I found myself always in need of a way to display a selection of posts from any taxonomy or post type in a theme sidebar.

Flexible-Posts-Widget

 

Pricing Table

WordPress Pricing Table plugin will help the admin to publish pricing table on WordPress page or post content. WordPress Pricing Table plugin packed with all features you will ever need to build a pricing or features table for your products or services in the easiest way.

WP-Pricing-Table

 

Types

Types makes it easy to customize the WordPress admin. Define your own content using custom post types and custom taxonomy. Redesign editing screens using custom fields.

types

 

Wordfence Security

Wordfence Security is a free enterprise class security plugin that includes a firewall, anti-virus scanning, malicious URL scanning and live traffic including crawlers. Wordfence is the only WordPress security plugin that can verify and repair your core, theme and plugin files, even if you don’t have backups.

Wordfence-Security

 

Global Content Blocks

Global Content Blocks lets you create your own shortcodes to insert reusable code snippets, PHP or HTML including forms, opt-in boxes, iframes, Adsense code, etc, into pages and posts as well as widgets and directly into php content.

global-content-blocks

 

TablePress

TablePress enables you to create and manage tables, without having to write HTML code, and it adds valuable functions for your visitors.

TablePress

 

Lightbox Plus

Lightbox Plus permits users to view larger versions of images, simple slide shows, videos and content all in an overlay.

Lightbox-Plus

 

Any Mobile Theme Switcher

This Plugin detects mobile browser and display the theme as the setting done from admin. Usefull for switch to Mobile Theme.

Any Mobile Theme Switcher