If you’re self-hosting your WordPress website, you’ll want to extend its functionality with plugins. However, there are more than 23.500 free plugins in the WP library. You can of course visit WordPress’ Most Popular Plugin Directory, but it’s a potential time sink and you’ll miss many great ones by not digging deeper. So, we’ve shaken down the interwebs for you to come up with this list of must-have plugins you won’t know how you survived without.
Text of WordCamp Miami 2013 - Top 20 WordPress Plugins We Can't Live Without
1.Top 20 Plugins We Cant Live Without Alex de Carvalho @alexdc firstname.lastname@example.org
2. ContentsAbout meAbout pluginsSEOSocialPeace of mindMobile 3. A quick intro to what Ive been up to ... 4. Social Media Club South FloridaEstablished September 2008- Over 2,500 members- Monthly meetups average 100 participantsfacebook.com/groups/SMCSF 5. - Web and new media unconference- Over 1,600 have attended five events- Next one: June 2013twitter.com/barcampmiami 6. - South Floridas largest web community- Established March 2006- Over 2,500 membershttp://refreshmiami.org 7. Adjunctfrom Fall 07 to Spring 12 8. SecuringtheClicksNetworkSecurity in theAge of SocialMediaCo-author 9. Wile E. Coyote uses absurdly complex contraptions andelaborate plans to pursue his quarry. ~Wikipedia 10. About PluginsPlugins are tools to extend the functionality of WordPress.The core of WordPress is designed to be lean, to maximizeflexibility and minimize code.Plugins offer custom features so that each user can tailortheir site to their specific needs.Requirement: self-hosted WordPress bloghttp://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/ 11. Search Engine Optimization 12. Social 13. Peace of mind ... 14. Mobile 15. Consider switching to a responsive theme rather thanusing a plugin 16. Top 20 Plugins We Cant Live Without Alex de Carvalho @alexdc email@example.com