10 Lesser Known WordPress Plugins You Should Know About

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This round-up contains 10 such lesser-known plugins which can enhance your WordPress experience. Check them out here and make the most out of these amazing plugins.
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If you are a WordPress user then you’ll surely appreciate the availability of hundreds of amazing WordPress plugins, as one of the biggest perks of using this CMS. However, we often end up using only the most popular plugins like Yoast SEO, Google Analytics by Yoast, Contact Form 7, WP Smush, etc, without knowing that there are several other plugins which can take care of some really important aspects of your WordPress website.

This round-up contains 10 such lesser-known plugins which can enhance your WordPress experience. Check them out here and make the most out of these amazing plugins.

1. Bootstrap For Contact Form 7

This add-on plugin modifies the output of Contact Form 7 to be styled in compliance with themes that use the Bootstrap CSS Framework.

2. Custom Taxonomy NE

Allows you to order the categories and custom taxonomy terms with the help of a drag-and-drop feature. It requires no coding and simply uses standard WordPress filters.

3. Featured Video Plus

This plugin smoothly adds a video in place of a featured image in your posts and pages.

4. SEO Smart Links

This plugin performs a multitude of SEO functions like adding custom keyword lists, comments with corresponding posts, pages, categories and tags, no-follow attribute, etc.

5. Bulk Page Creator

Enables you to create multiple pages in bulk through a startup screen, wherein you can add as many pages as you want while setting up your WordPress site.

6. Relevanssi – A Better Search

This Search plugin replaces the default WordPress search with an advanced search engine which comes with a partial-match search, and provides relevant sorting of the results.

7. WP Redirects

An extremely lightweight plugin, WP Redirects adds a new post type without requiring any configuration, making it super easy to create redirections on your website.

8. Restrict User Access

Allows you to create access levels, thereby restricting select content and contexts which will give you control of what your users can access and when.

9. Old Core Files

Helps secure your WordPress website by checking and deleting obsolete old core files that exist in the system, thereby preventing hackers from accessing them.

10. WP Mobile Detect

This plugin by Jesse Friedman allows the user admin to control when and how the website content is shown or hidden, depending on the device the visitor is using.

Impressed by this list? Then check out this list of 125+ Lesser-Known Plugins, and make your WordPress journey easier and more enjoyable!

Nirav Dave

Nirav Dave is the founder of Capsicum Mediaworks, a digital agency in Mumbai that specializes in all things web design. He worships WordPress and loves to read anything and everything written about this exceptional CMS.

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  3. I guess this also needs to be added. Everyone uses Disqus, but they can do themselves a favor and use Disqus Conditional Load instead as shown on

  4. May be this should also add into the list: this can convert any wordpress blog to android app within seconds.

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