Plugins can do anything that one can think of. One can find various plugins to download and check the use, even rate them and comment on them to make it more useful for the other users. WordPress community has many plugins to offer its users. Let us check out the best 6 WordPress plugins available for 2014.

1. WordPress SEO

WordPress SEO by YoastWordPress SEO by Yoast is one of the most popular WordPress plugins. It has over 7,000,000 downloads and counting and a rating of 4.7out of 5. This plugin perfectly handles SEO. It is so user-friendly that someone who does not know any SEO can also run a site or blog with the help of this plugin. It is freely available and handles sitemaps, titles, meta descriptions etc.

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2. Google Analyticator

Google Analyticator WP PluginThis plugin offers everything that the Yoast plugin offers. A widget for the users’ WordPress dashboard showing the users’ basic analytics is an added feature of this plugin. A user can track the site speed with this plugin. It is also possible to track download links and the activities of the last 30 days in the dashboard.

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3. Backup Buddy

Backup Buddy WP Site PluginAs the name itself indicates, this plugin saves the users from the frustration of losing important files. This is the best back up lug-in till today. Users can do full back ups of all content or do just database back up. Back up at regular intervals can also be done – namely back up once in a week or daily database back up. They can migrate or restore their site. The back ups can be stored with Stash.

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4. Better WP Security

Better WP Security PluginMany people leave their websites vulnerable to security threats. There are many security issues with WordPress and many of its plugins. Better WP Security locks the door on most of the security issues. With this plugin users can lock the dashboard for a period of time so that none can get in. Default administration and log in pages can also be changed. Site can be scanned and the security threats can be fixed.

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5. Share Bar

Sharebar Social Sharing WP PluginThis plugin easily adds buttons to a website. It allows users to share content on all major social networks. This plugin can adapt to smaller devices such as tablets and mobile devices too, which is a plus point. This plugin will switch from a floating bar on the left of the screen to social buttons directly below the posts title when the screen is smaller than 1000px. This is one of the most loved plugins of the lot.

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6. Gravity Forms

Gravity Forms WP PluginThis is the best contact plugin for WordPress. It has many add on features and it can be easily customized too. This plugin has to be purchased by users. It comes with one year of support and updates. For people who run online businesses this plugin is highly beneficial. For bloggers contact 7 will be more useful. There is a large number of plugins for WordPress. Therefore, the users need to select them according to their requirements and preferences.

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This article was written by David Newlon, a writing enthusiast from He loves to write about technology related matters more compared to his other general topic related writings.