Yeah wordpress plugins, you heard that right. We have been talking about wordpress themes here and this is the time to know some plugins that can make your blog look much better than a ugly simple appearance. Seriously, only a dazzling wordpress theme can not make your blog look good. Some wordpress themes require a specific list of plugins to work properly on your site and you can not avoid the importance of wordpress plugins.
You would have used many of the below plugins before and some would be new to you but all of them make a nice blog together. These are plugins that I use on all my wordpress blogs.
Plugins to help you in your blog Appearance
#1 Easy Google Fonts
Mostly FREE wordpress themes lack the option of custom typography in theme options and this plugin gonna help you throughout customizing the font scheme of your blog. You can change the color, font-family and many more aspects of a text html tag like Headings and Paragraphs. 600 Google fonts are there to entertain you with the power of alternatives.Plugin Info / Download
#2 Regenerate Thumbnails
This plugin lets you show featured images fit in their place. In many cases, A blogger uses an odd size featured image for a blog post and whoops, the homepage starts looking ugly as it does not fit into its container or overflows the position. With the help of this plugin, you will see all your featured images automatically re-sized to fit into its place.Plugin Info / Download
You can place social sharing buttons in your blog posts with this plugin. The share buttons you will see right at the end of this blog post are generated with the help of this plugin and I love it. Even Luke Kling uses these sharing buttons for his popular affiliate marketing blog.Plugin Info / Download
#4 WP Review Pro
If you have got a product review blog, this plugin gonna prove to be a boon for you. This can not only generate rich snippets on search engine results page but also elegant appearances on the blog posts as well. From design point of view, wp review pro is recommended as it is responsive and cool looking with stunning animation effects. You can even customize colors and width of the review box. Star Rating, percentage or Points, use any kind of review you like and make your readers WOW.Plugin Info / Download
#5 WP Shortcodes by Mythemeshop
I am impressed with mythemeshop. Not only paid themes and plugins but also the FREE products list has quality. WP shortcode is a FREE plugin which can be used to create an impressive good looking blog post containing Alert notes, buttons, Toogles and tabs.Plugin Info / Download
#6 Avoid Duplicate Posts
One post appearing two times on the homepage of a website is not a nice sign though. You can avoid duplicate post showing on the homepage with the help of this plugin. This works automatically. You don’t have to configure this plugin even at the first time. Just activate and see the magic.
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#7 AccessPress Social Counter
You can stick a beautiful social counter widget in your sidebar to help your readers know your fan following stats and follow you through links places on those icons. It is simple, easy and fast which does not effect your website loading speed and works even with Catching plugin.Plugin Info / Download
This is it from my side. If you know any more FREE wordpress plugins that can improve the appearance of a wordpress blog, please let me know in the comments section below. I would love to add it in my list. Thanks