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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  

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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Google Analytics Dashboard for WP

Rated 4.5
#ratings 294 ratings
Download  6,909,571 times
Updated 8 Feb 2017  
Displays Google Analytics stats in your WordPress Dashboard. Inserts the latest Google Analytics tracking code in your pages.
Version: 4.9.6.1   Added: 12 Mar 2013
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

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  

WooCommerce

Rated 4.6
#ratings 2122 ratings
Download  8,388,607 times
Updated 2 Feb 2017  
WooCommerce is a powerful, extendable eCommerce plugin that helps you sell anything. Beautifully.
Version: 2.6.14   Added: 27 Sep 2011
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  
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Jetpack by WordPress.com

Rated 4.1
#ratings 1276 ratings
Download  8,388,607 times
Updated 7 Feb 2017  
The one plugin you need for stats, related posts, search engine optimization, social sharing, protection, backups, speed, and email list management.
Version: 4.6   Added: 20 Jan 2011
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

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  

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  

Gallery

Rated 4.6
#ratings 734 ratings
Download  4,062,878 times
Updated 13 Feb 2017  
Gallery is an advanced plugin with a list of tools and options for adding and editing images for different views. It is fully responsive.
Version: 1.3.29   Added: 30 Jan 2014
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  
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