Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO

With over 5 million active installations, Yoast SEO is the most popular SEO plugin since 2008. They have premium add-ons called Local SEO, Video SEO, News SEO, and WooCommerce SEO to further improve the SEO of your WordPress site.

AIO SEO

All-in-One SEO

All-in-One SEO is also a popular WordPress SEO plugin with more than 3 million active installations. But if you are looking for only the free version, Yoast and Rank Math’s free version is better than this.

SEO Press

SEO Press

SEO Press is a simple, user-friendly, and flexible WordPress SEO plugin and you can integrate it with many popular 3rd-party apps like Google Analytics.

Rank Math

Rank Math

Rank Math is a fully completed SEO solution for WordPress and it seems like this plugin is the biggest(features-wise) SEO plugin in the market.

All-In-One Security

All-In-One Security

All in One WordPress Security is a powerful WordPress security auditing, monitoring, and firewall plugin, but even name said “All-In-One Security”, there is no firewall in this plugin.

MalCare

Malcare

Bot Protection, Real-time Firewall, and Brute-Force Protection are the main features of Malcare security plugin. Usually, Malcare blocks 2 billion attacks each month.

iThemes Security Pro

iThemes Security

This plugin is also a good security solution for WordPress, but iThemes Security does not include a website firewall.

Sucuri

Sucuri

Sucuri is just not for WordPress, you can use Sucuri firewall for any website. If you have a WordPress site, they provide an additional WordPress plugin that provides more features like Security Activity Auditing, File Integrity Monitoring.

Wordfence Security

Wordfence Security

If you looking for either a free or pro-WordPress security plugin this may be the best choice. There are more than 4 million downloads in the free version and the pro version needs to use if you need real-time updates to the threat defense feed which includes a real-time IP blocklist, firewall rules, and malware signatures.

W3 Total Cache

W3 Total Cache

With over 1 million downloads, W3 Total Cache is the most popular free WordPress plugin and if you are looking for a free WordPress performance solution, this may be the best option for you.

Autoptimize

Autoptimize

This plugin is a tool for optimizing the performance of your WordPress website by minifying and concatenating code and optimizing images. The pro version comes with CDN and the pro version can automatically create rules for critical CSS.

Perfmatters

Perfmatters

Perfmatters is another WordPress plugin for optimizing the performance and speed of a WordPress website. It offers a range of features and tools for improving the loading speed of a website, such as an asset optimization, server-side caching, and the ability to disable unnecessary WordPress features and scripts. Nowadays, most WordPress developers believe that Perfmatters is the best WordPress performance plugin.

WP Rocket

WP Rocket

WP Rocket is one of the most popular premium popular WordPress performance plugins for optimizing the performance and speed of a WordPress website. WP Rocket is designed to be easy to use and requires minimal configuration just activating the plugin you can get 80% of web performance best practices applied.

Oxygen Builder

Oxygen Builder

The main advantage of this plugin is you will get lifetime support and updates because you need to pay only a one-time payment Other almost all page builders you need to pay a yearly fee to get support and updates.

Bricks

Bricks Builder

Do you more concerned about WordPress performance? This may be the best WordPress page builder plugin for you.

WPBakery Page Builder

WP Bakery

A few years back this was the most popular WordPress builder in the market, but now popular builders like Elementor, and Beaver are used by more developers than WP Bakery.

Divi

Divi

This plugin is a feature-rich page builder that allows you to create custom page layouts using a drag-and-drop interface and It includes a large library(2,000+ pre-made designs) of pre-designed templates and website elements.

Beaver Builder

Beaver Builder

This plugin is a user-friendly and intuitive page builder that allows you to create custom page layouts using a drag-and-drop interface and most developers mentioned that this is the most solid WordPress page builder in the market.

Gravity Forms

Gravity Forms

This plugin is a powerful and flexible tool for creating a variety of forms, including contact forms, registration forms, and payment forms. There is no free version of this plugin.

WS Form

WS Form

WS Forms supports 60+ integrations like ACF, AMAZON S3, Google sheets, etc. There are 100+ templates and 55+ field types in WS forms.

WP Fluent Forms

Fluent Forms

You can find more than 40 input fields in the Fluent forms plugin. You can find some unique features like repeat fields, SMS notifications from this plugin.

Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7

This is one of the oldest WordPress contact forms but now this is not user friendly as new WordPress form plugins because this doesn’t come with drag and drop builder, but still this is very popular with WordPress developers because you can customize forms as you want with programming knowledge.

WP Forms

WPForm

WP Forms is a popular WordPress form plugin that is user-friendly and easy to use, making it a good choice for beginners. The free version has been downloaded more than 5 million times. The pro version supports creating contact forms, payment forms, survey forms, newsletter forms, registration forms and there are more than 500 templates.

Toolset

Toolset

The toolset also allows you to create very complex advanced sites without programming. There is no free version or trial, but they have 30 days money-back guarantee so you can try it without risk.

JetEngine

Jet Engine

Jet Engine is a very powerful dynamic content plugin for Elementor that allows you to create complete dynamic WordPress websites. There is a considerable learning curve, but it is fully worth investing some time to learn it.

Meta Box

Meta Box

This plugin is a tool for creating custom meta boxes and fields and displaying dynamic data. It allows you to create custom fields for posts, pages, and other custom post types. But you need the pro version also to get the maximum out of this plugin.

ACF

Advanced Custom Field

ACF is the most popular WordPress plugin for adding custom fields to your WordPress website and displaying dynamic data. There are more than two million downloads for the free version and the pro version is also very popular because of the repeater option, ACF Blocks, and Options Page feature.

Custom Post Type UI

Custom Post Type UI

Custom Post Type UI is used to create custom post types and taxonomies, most WordPress users use this plugin with ACF to build dynamic websites.

Pods Framework

Pods

This plugin is a powerful and flexible tool for creating create custom post types, taxonomies, and custom fields. You have almost all the features in the free version, you need paid version only if you need to integrate Pods with WordPress page builders like Elementor, and Beaver Builder.

Back WP Up

Back WP Up

This plugin is a tool for backing up and restoring your WordPress website and pricing starts from $99 per year. It allows you to schedule automatic backups and includes options for storing backups in the cloud or on your local computer. It also includes a migration tool for moving your website to a new domain or host.

All-in-One WP Migration

All-in-One WP Migration

This plugin is a tool for migrating or cloning your WordPress website and there are over 5 million downloads in WordPress’s official WordPress plugin directory. If you are looking for a free solution, this may be the best one. If you need to back up to cloud storage like Google Drive and restore from them, you need pro addons from them and those are a little expensive.

VaultPress

VaultPress

VaultPress(now this is a part of Jetpack) is a premium backup and security service from Automattic, the company behind WordPress. It includes real-time backups, security scanning, and one-click restores.

BackupBuddy

BackupBuddy:

This plugin is a powerful and feature-rich tool for backing up and restoring your WordPress website. It allows you to schedule automatic backups and includes options for storing backups in the cloud or on your local computer. It also includes a migration tool for moving your website to a new domain or host.

UpdraftPlus

This plugin is a popular and user-friendly tool for backing up and restoring your WordPress website and you can run from WP_CLI also. It supports multi-sites and you can backup non-WordPress files and databases also

AdForest

AdForest

AdForest is a WordPress theme for creating classified and advertising websites. This theme comes with everything you need to build a classified website. Even you can create a multi-vendor website like Amazon, Daraz, and Ali Express using this theme very easily.

Listable

Llistable

Listable is a directory/ listing WordPress theme & you don’t need any third-party page builder for this theme.

MyListing

MyListing

MyListing is a WordPress theme for creating directories and listing websites and it comes with instant messages between users included out of the box with no third-party plugins needed.

Listify

Listify

Listify is a WordPress theme designed for creating directories and listing websites. It is a nice WordPress directory theme that includes a range of features and options for creating and managing listings.

ListingPro

ListingPro

ListingPro is a popular WordPress theme for creating directories and listing websites and it is considered as the most popular listing WordPress theme in Themeforest with almost 30,000 sales.

Kicker

Kicker

This theme is a modern and responsive option for creating a news or magazine website and it comes with Gutenberg demos also, so you don’t need to use any third-party page builder.

Newspaper

Newspaper

This theme has been a popular and widely used option for creating a news or magazine website since 2012. It includes multiple pre-designed templates and the ability to customize the design with a drag-and-drop interface. Many WooCommerce prebuilt shops also come with this theme.

Soledad

Soledad

This theme is a stylish and flexible option for creating a news or magazine website and this comes with 6000+ home page demos. It includes multiple pre-designed templates and the ability to customize the design with a drag-and-drop interface.

JNews

Jnews

This theme is a powerful and feature-rich option for creating a news or magazine website. It includes multiple pre-designed templates and the ability to customize the design with a drag-and-drop interface. It also includes 50+ Post widgets which you can allow to create any style of WordPress News/Magazine site.

Page Builder Framework

PB Framework

Even PB Framework isn’t popular among other themes in this list, PB Framework is one of the fastest lightweight WordPress themes which supports most page builders.

OceanWP

OceanWP

OceanWP is the best if you are planning to add WooCommerce to your WordPress site because it comes with tons of WooCommerce features.

Neve

Neve

Neve is a product from ThemeIsle which is a popular WordPress theme/plugin shop. They have more than 125 starter sites using Gutenberg, Elementor, Brizy, Beaver Builder, Divi Builder, and Thrive Architect.

Divi

Divi

Divi comes with 800+ pre-made designs and it is a very popular WordPress theme with comes with its own page builder. If you are going to build a website with Divi, please do some research because even though it is very popular, most ADVANCED WordPress users hate Divi.

Blocksy

Blocksy

Blocksy is a gutenberg-ready fast WordPress theme that supports almost all page builders. You can check here to find WordPress websites that use Blocky theme for inspiration.

Elementor

Elementor

Most WordPress designers/developers believe that Elementor is the best WordPress page builder, it comes with a drag and drops editor, 300+ ready-made templates, 100+ widgets, kits library, header & footer builder, pops-up builder, and many more.

GeneratePress

GeneratePress

GeneratePress is one of the best lightweight WordPress themes that support most page builders and focuses on speed, stability, and accessibility. The main disadvantage of this theme is, that the free version comes with very minimal features when comparing with other themes in this list.