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Yoast SEO

Rated 4.8
#ratings 9450 ratings
Download  8,388,607 times
Updated 14 Feb 2017  
Improve your WordPress SEO: Write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site using the Yoast SEO plugin.
Version: 4.3   Added: 11 Oct 2010
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

Wordfence Security

Rated 4.8
#ratings 2986 ratings
Download  8,388,607 times
Updated 7 Feb 2017  
Secure your website with the most comprehensive WordPress security plugin. Firewall, malware scan, blocking, live traffic, login security & more.
Version: 6.3.1   Added: 21 Apr 2012
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  
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iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)

Rated 4.7
#ratings 3799 ratings
Download  8,388,607 times
Updated 9 Feb 2017  
Take the guesswork out of WordPress security. iThemes Security offers 30+ ways to lock down WordPress in an easy-to-use WordPress security plugin.
Version: 6.1.1   Added: 23 Oct 2010
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin

Rated 4.8
#ratings 2487 ratings
Download  7,167,291 times
Updated 26 Jan 2017  
Backup and restoration made easy. Complete backups; manual or scheduled (backup to S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, Rackspace, FTP, SFTP, email + others).
Version: 1.12.32   Added: 22 May 2012
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

Page Builder by SiteOrigin

Rated 4.8
#ratings 486 ratings
Download  7,098,216 times
Updated 3 Feb 2017  
Build responsive page layouts using the widgets you know and love using this simple drag and drop page builder.
Version: 2.4.24   Added: 13 Apr 2013
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

Fast Secure Contact Form

Rated 4.7
#ratings 543 ratings
Download  6,898,947 times
Updated 12 Feb 2017  
An easy and powerful form builder that lets your visitors send you email. Blocks all automated spammers. No templates to mess with.
Version: 4.0.49   Added: 27 Aug 2009
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  
Beaver Builder - The #1 WordPress Page Builder

MailChimp for WordPress

Rated 4.9
#ratings 668 ratings
Download  5,891,461 times
Updated 8 Feb 2017  
MailChimp for WordPress, the absolute best. Subscribe your WordPress site visitors to your MailChimp lists, with ease.
Version: 4.0.13   Added: 19 Jun 2013
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

MailPoet Newsletters

Rated 4.8
#ratings 2561 ratings
Download  5,480,485 times
Updated 1 Feb 2017  
Send newsletters post notifications or autoresponders from WordPress easily, and beautifully. Start to capture subscribers with our widget now.
Version: 2.7.7   Added: 03 Dec 2011
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

Duplicator

Rated 4.9
#ratings 1159 ratings
Download  5,026,492 times
Updated 2 Feb 2017  
Duplicate, clone, backup, move and transfer an entire site from one location to another.
Version: 1.1.30   Added: 07 Jun 2011
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

Black Studio TinyMCE Widget

Rated 4.8
#ratings 172 ratings
Download  4,351,887 times
Updated 31 Jan 2017  
The visual editor widget for Wordpress.
Version: 2.3.1   Added: 10 Nov 2011
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  
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