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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  

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  
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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  

WP Super Cache

Rated 4.3
#ratings 1166 ratings
Download  8,388,607 times
Updated 3 Feb 2017  
A very fast caching engine for WordPress that produces static html files.
Version: 1.4.9   Added: 05 Nov 2007
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  
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Contact Form 7

Rated 4.6
#ratings 1260 ratings
Download  8,388,607 times
Updated 23 Jan 2017  
Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible.
Version: 4.6.1   Added: 02 Aug 2007
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

TinyMCE Advanced

Rated 4.6
#ratings 240 ratings
Download  8,388,607 times
Updated 8 Dec 2016  
Extends and enhances TinyMCE, the WordPress Visual Editor.
Version: 4.4.3   Added: 22 Jun 2007
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

All in One SEO Pack

Rated 4.5
#ratings 495 ratings
Download  8,388,607 times
Updated 2 Feb 2017  
The original SEO plugin for WordPress, downloaded over 30,000,000 times since 2007.
Version: 2.3.11.4   Added: 30 Mar 2007
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  

Akismet

Rated 4.8
#ratings 722 ratings
Download  8,388,607 times
Updated 7 Dec 2016  
Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet Web service to see if they look like spam or not.
Version: 3.2   Added: 20 Oct 2005
Tested with WP version: 4.7.2  
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