Thanks to WordPress it is now child’s play to set up a website and install wordpress and get going. Amidst the content and seo and link building by installing the essential wordpress plugins you can be sure to make life more easier for you.
Here are some of the must have wordpress plugins.
StatPress: A very easy to use plugin that integrates seamlessly providing you with up to date stats, keywords that your site visitors searched in order to end up on your site. You also get detailed reports on the spiders, recent crawls and rss fee subscribers.
Ultimate Google Analytics: Apart from Statpress, it always helps to have google analytics embedded in your WordPress as well so as to get a more accurate stat results from Google directly. All you need to do is install this plugin and enter your Google Analytics UA id.
Twitter Connector: This plugin that creates an integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account. It allows you to pull your tweets into your blog (as posts and digests) and create new tweets on blog posts and from within WordPress.
Click to Tweet: This is a neat little plugin that gives your site visitors to tweet your posts to their twitter.
Sociable: Automatically add links on your posts, pages and RSS feed to your favorite social bookmarking sites.
Facebook Connect: WordPress plugin that allows direct integration of WordPress blogs with Facebook. You can build a community, login using your Facebook account, Send comments to Facebook profile feed, invite your friends to the blog community, See last visitors.
Google XML Sitemaps: This plugin will generate a sitemaps.org compatible sitemap of your WordPress blog which is supported by Ask.com, Google, MSN Search and YAHOO.
All in One SEO Pack: A comprehensive plugin that gives you a one page interface to tweak your wordpress hosted sites for better SEO.
Head META Description: Some search engines display the Description meta data for a page in search results. Since WordPress normally uses the same meta data for all the pages on your site, this is a problem. This plugin builds a dynamic description meta tag for each entry based on the page content itself.
WP-O-Matic: WP-o-Matic makes autoblogging a snap by automatically creating posts from the RSS/Atom feeds you choose, which are organized into campaigns.
RSSDoodle: This plugin allows a user to create posts and categories based on RSS keyword searches via Technorati. Each post is a mashup of search results.