WordPress has a rich plugin architecture which allows users and developers to extend its functionality beyond the features that come as part of the base install. Here are 100 Best WordPress Plugins for this year 2009 enjoy it!
This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines to better index your blog.
Automatically optimizes your WordPress blog for Search Engines (Search Engine Optimization).
NextGEN Gallery is a full integrated Image Gallery plugin for WordPress with a Flash slideshow option.
WP FollowMe is a wordpress plugin that allow you to add a twitter “Follow me” badge on your wordpress blog.
WPtouch automatically transforms your WordPress blog into an iPhone application-style theme, complete with ajax loading articles and effects.
FlippingBook WordPress Gallery plugin helps you to create Image Gallery with Page Flip effects on your blog.
Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible.
GD Star Rating plugin allows you to set up advanced rating and review system for posts, pages and comments in your blog using single.
Automatically add links on your posts, pages and RSS feed to your favorite social bookmarking sites.
Easy AdSense manages all aspects of Google AdSense for your blog: insert ads into posts and sidebar, and add a Google Search box. Easy and complete!
WP-CodeBox provides clean syntax highlighting and AJAX advanced features for embedding source code within pages or posts.
The Google Analytics for WordPress plugin automatically tracks and segments all outbound links from within posts, comment author links.
Help readers share, bookmark, and email your posts and pages using any service, such as Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Delicious and over 100 more.
Allows easy and XHTML valid posting of videos from various websites such as YouTube, DailyMotion, Vimeo, and more.
This plugin will check your posts, custom fields and the blogroll for broken links and missing images and notify you if any are found.
You can have simple, concise stats with no additional load on your server by plugging into WordPress.com’s stat system.
A very fast caching engine for WordPress that produces static html files.
Adds an attractive social bookmarking menu to your posts, pages, index, or any combination of the three.
Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not.
Adds CAPTCHA anti-spam methods to WordPress on the comment form, registration form, login, or all. Also is fully WPMU and BuddyPress compatible.
Adds a more advanced paging navigation your WordPress blog.
This contact form lets your visitors send you a quick E-mail message. Blocks all common spammer tactics. Spam is no longer a problem.
WP e-Commerce is a Web 2.0 application designed with usability, aesthetics, and presentation in mind.
Platinum SEO Plugin offers Complete onsite SEO solution for your WordPress blog.
ShareThis plugin allows users to add your post to many social bookmarking sites, or to send your post link via email, AIM, Facebook, MySpace and more.
Shadowbox is an online media vieiwing application similar to Lightbox and Thickbox but with more functionality.
SEO Smart Links provides automatic SEO benefits for your site in addition to custom keyword lists, nofollow and much more.
Search the files and database of your WordPress install for malicious code or spammy links left by a hacker.
WP-Cumulus displays your tags and/or categories in 3D by placing them on a rotating sphere.
Displays Visitor Maps with location pins, city, and country. Includes a Who’s Online Sidebar. Has an admin dashboard to view visitor details.
The most powerful comment editing solution for WordPress. Users can edit their own comments for a limited time, while admins can edit all comments.
Like the Text widget, but also allows working PHP code to be inserted.
Posts a Twitter status update when you update your WordPress blog or post to your blogroll, using the Cligs URL shortening service.
All admin links available in a neat horizontal drop down menu. Saves lots of screen real estate!
On-demand backup of your WordPress database.
Twitter Tools is a plugin that creates a complete integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account.
myStat is a flexible and versatile system intended for accumulation and analysis of the site attendance statistics.
Adds an AJAX poll system to your WordPress blog. You can also easily add a poll into your WordPress’s blog post/page.
Welcome to a whole new way of keeping your blog, forum, guestbook, wiki or content management system free of link spam.
Scissors enhances WordPress’ handling of images by introducing cropping, resizing, rotating, and watermarking functionality.
Enables most of the advanced features of TinyMCE, the WordPress WYSIWYG editor.
Create and manage PollDaddy polls from within WordPress.
Returns a list of related entries based on a unique algorithm for display on your blog and RSS feeds.
Adds an AJAX rating system for your WordPress blog’s post/page.
A widget that properly handles twitter feeds, including parsing @username, #hashtags, and URLs into links. Requires PHP5.
Adds a button which easily lets you retweet your blog posts.
Scans your WordPress installation for security vulnerabilities.
Powerful anti-spam plugin that eliminates blog comment spam. Finally, you can enjoy a spam-free WordPress blog! Includes contact form.
Used to create a customizable rotating image gallery anywhere within your WordPress site.
WordPress Related Posts Plugin will generate a related posts via WordPress tags, and add the related posts to feed.
BuddyPress is a suite of WordPress MU social networking plugins and themes.
A highly configurable WordPress sidebar widget to list pages and sub-pages. User friendly widget control comes with various options.
Post your videos and photo galleries/flash slideshows easily and in seconds.
Play mp3s and podcasts in your posts with the simplest, cleanest, easiest-to-use mp3 player. Supports links, tags, and separate download URLs.
Display a different greeting message to your visitor depending on which site they are coming from.
Allows WordPress to provide and consumer OpenIDs for authentication of users and comments.
Sends a list of subscribers an email notification when new posts are published to your blog
This plugin adds a checkbox, “include this page in menus”, uncheck this to exclude pages from the page navigation that users see on your site.
Twitter for WordPress displays yours latest tweets in your WordPress blog.
This plugin will give you access to your Google Analytics data directly inside your WordPress blog.
Events-Calendar is a versatile replacement for the original WordPress calendar adding many useful functions to keep track of your events.
GRAND Flash Album Gallery is a full integrated (flash skin based, slideshow) Image Gallery plugin with a powerfull admin back end.
This will enable ranking of your posts by popularity; using the behavior of your visitors to determine each post’s popularity.
This plugin Replaces the default WordPress editor with CKeditor.
Adds “Sidebar Widgets” panel under Presentation menu.
Enables you to display how many times a post/page had been viewed.
Shrink, track and share any URL on the Internet from your WordPress website. Create short links suitable for Twitter using your own domain name!
Simple Tags is the successor of Simple Tagging Plugin and is THE perfect tool to manage perfectly your WP.
wp-twitpic inserts an image from twitpic.com into your blog post using the unique hash (id) provided by twitpic.
Really Simple CAPTCHA is a CAPTCHA module intended to be called from other plugins. It is originally created for my Contact Form 7 plugin.
Twitter Goodies plugin will show your tweets under Sidebar Area (Widget), Post and/or Pages.
This plugin changes the view of galleries to the lightbox.
Reward your readers by automatically placing a link to their last blog post at the end of their comment. Encourage a community and discover new posts.
Lets you make a WordPress page or post link to a URL of your choosing, instead of its WordPress post or page.
Manage ads on your blog in a super easy way. Graphical user-friendly interface, many options now with translations! see the screenshot!
Used to overlay images on the current page. Lightbox JS v2.2 by Lokesh Dhakar. Mad props to Tanin for his crucial regular expression code! You rock!!
Automatically translates your blog in 34 different languages!
Manages your WordPress database.
A plugin that allows you to create and use templates in order to facilitate writing of similar posts/pages.
Smart Youtube plugin allows you to insert full featured YouTube videos into your post, comments and in RSS feed.
A dream plugin for Podcasters using WordPress..
FeedWordPress syndicates content from feeds you choose into your WordPress weblog.
Allows building complete multilingual sites with WordPress.
Displays a printable version of your WordPress blog’s post/page.
Allows WordPress users to easily embed YouTube and Google Videos using one simple tag and places a preview image of the YouTube videos in your RSS .
Controls almost every aspect of your site’s meta-data, including advanced tagging, Analytics, and dozens of plugins. The best WordPress SEO solution!
My Page Order allows you to set the order of pages through a drag and drop interface.
AdSense Now! gets you started with Google AdSense. No mess, no fuss.
Lets you use Google Analytics to track your WordPress site statistics.
Adds userfriendly multilingual content management and translation support into WordPress.
After the Deadline checks spelling, style, and grammar in your WordPress posts.
Adds a splash page to your blog that lets visitors know your blog is down for maintenance.
Improve your web typography with: hyphenation, space control, intelligent character replacement, and CSS hooks.
Description: Adds a CSS based dropdown/flyout/slider menu to your WordPress blog.
Allows you to integrate Flickr photos into your site. It supports user, set, favorite, group and community photostreams.
Redirection is a WordPress plugin to manage 301 redirections and keep track of 404 errors without requiring knowledge of Apache .htaccess files.
WordPress Mobile Edition is a plugin that shows an interface designed for a mobile device when visitors come to your site on a mobile device.