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Matt Walker



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25 April 2022

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Must use plugins for WordPress

WordPress is the world’s most popular website-building platform, offering a wide range of features and capabilities to any website. To help make the most of WordPress, it is important to have the right plugins installed. In this article, we will be looking at our must use plugins for WordPress to ensure that your site runs smoothly, efficiently and is well protected from malicious threats.

Plugin Lineup


For off-site backups, staging, migrating.

Migration, Backup, Staging – WPvivid



Lightning-fast security.

All-In-One Security (AIOS) – Security and Firewall


Admin and Site Enhancements (ASE)

Replaces multiple plugins such as duplicate posts, image resize, custom code, SMTP Emailer etc

Admin and Site Enhancements (ASE)



PhastPress uses advanced techniques to manipulate your pages, scripts, stylesheets and images to significantly improve load times



Post SMTP Mailer/Email Log

For sending transaction email and logging.

POST SMTP Mailer – Email log, Delivery Failure Notifications and Best Mail SMTP for WordPress


Code Snippets

For adding extra PHP code.

Code Snippets

Manage WP

For managing updates across multiple WordPress sites.

ManageWP Worker

Short Pixel

For optimising and resizing images.

ShortPixel Image Optimizer – Optimize Images, Convert WebP & AVIF

Rank Math

For SEO, 404 logging and redirection.

Rank Math SEO


For logging actions in the WordPress Dashboard.


WP Content Copy Protect

To stop others from stealing your images or copy.

WP Content Copy Protection


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