Essential WordPress Plugins

Essential WordPress Plugins

According to a recent report, 59% percent of the website whose content management system is known are based on WordPress. []

 The plugins selected for our ‘essential plugins’ collection included in our hosting plans
  1. add to the security or integrity of the site or multisite,
  2. are current and updated regularly, and
  3. have enough users to generate meaningful review ratings.

Security, accessibility and compliance are our priorities. All our plans come with SSL certificates and our installations are defended from hostile attacks and malware right from the very start.

Our ‘essential’ collection includes:

  • Akismet Anti-spam
  • Auto Terms of Service and Privacy Policy
  • Contact Form 7
  • Cookie Notice
  • Fast Secure reCAPTCHA
  • Google Map Embed
  • Jetpack (for multisites)
  • UpdraftPlus – Backup/Restore
  • Wordfence Security
  • WP Accessibility
  • Yoast

We also recommend the following plugins, which we will install for you at no extra cost:

  • Advanced CSS Editor
  • Google Analytics Dashboard for WP (GADWP)
Astrantium Hosting specialises in friendly supported WordPress hosting. Our genealogy research and publishing clients told us that they needed WordPress hosting that helped them get up and running quickly. Their problem was that basic hosting, while cost effective, presented insurmountable challenges. Our solution provides a ready made secure WordPress installation with an ‘essential collection’ of sensible plugins covering security, accessibility and communication.
We also offer design services, website rescues and migration from other content management systems like Joomla and Blogger.

Visit our web hosting website for more details

Karon McBride

Writer, consultant, founder Astrantium Hosting.

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