Tell Us Your Favorite Plugins

We all have our go-to plugins when launching WordPress … you know, the ones that make your life immensely easier – and your blog easier to use.

For me (in random order) they are:

And then, of course, it depends on the blog as to what other plugins I install. Maybe Lightbox Gallery, or eShop, or Collapsible Archive.

There are other obscure plugins that I have yet to use but look interesting. Ones like WP-Invoice or the Ebay Sale Lister.

It seems lately, if I need something for my website, it’s only a plugin away! We have the top 10 downloaded plugins, but we want to hear from you. What are your favorite WordPress plugins? What should we be installing today?

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  1. Some of the basics that I love that go in almost every client install for us are:

    - All In One SEO Pack
    - Scribe SEO
    - WordPress Editorial Calendar
    - TweetMeme Retweet Button
    - Sexy Bookmarks
    - Like
    - WP Greet Box

  2. Wordbooker – awesome tool for syncing posts to FB profiles and pages, as well as syncing comments.
    Yet Another Related Posts Plugin
    Tweet Old Post – automatically Tweets old posts, definitely see traffic bumps on old posts when this happens
    Keyword Density Checker
    Twitter Tools

  3. The big two that have impressed me lately are:

    WP Customer Reviews (a microformats plugin for user-submtited Business and Product reviews)
    W3 Total Cache (by far the best caching plugin ever)

  4. Wordbooker – awesome tool for syncing posts to FB profiles and pages, as well as syncing comments.

  5. Jetpack