The popularity of plugins rises and falls with the passage of time, but there are a few plugins that are a bare necessity as we move into 2016. If you need help finding the best plugins for your website, don’t despair. The following are the top WordPress plugins we'll be using in 2016.
Most websites today need some form of tool to help them create quality web forms. Whether they are used for username and password data, shipping information, contact forms, or subscription information, there is a definite need for these types of plugins. The problem, though, is that some of the form builders create ugly looking forms or they are difficult to use unless you have significant coding experience. Gravity Forms, on the other hand, is simple to use and it creates aesthetically pleasing and flexible forms that are easily added to your desired pages.
Yoast SEO (free)
Yoast SEO has reached a legendary status within the WordPress community, and it is used very frequently. If you’re looking for a quality SEO plugin that won’t break the bank, Yoast SEO is your best bet. If you want, you can even buy the upgraded premium version for extra functionality.
This free plugin provides the extremely useful feature of allowing you to manage your Google analytics data. While there are other plugins that provide the same functionality, this is one of the best free tools. Managing your Google analytics these days is a must, so you need to be prepared with the best tool. If you want you can search around for a premium plugin, but most people opt for the free plugins because they do just about everything the premium plugins will do without any extra bells and whistles.