WordPress plugins are components that can be integrated into the WordPress core. Users download various plugins because the WordPress core lacks additional functions such as Contact Form 7 for signup or Sucuri for a complete scan of your WordPress website.
I have listed 17 WordPress plugins that I think are great in terms of security and performance for your WordPress website:
Relevansi is a must have WordPress plugin that replaces the standard WordPress search function with an improved search engine. The plugin also comes with several configuration options and features such as:
Users can find documents by one search term or a number of words. In fuzzy matching, if complete words do not match then users can use partial words. In the premium version, you can get “Did you mean?”-type suggestions just like Google. Index shortcode contents. Index custom taxonomies and post types. You can use filter hook to disable post title and post content indexing. There is an advanced filtering option to help users hack search results the way they want. There is search throttling that helps improve performances on large databases Jetpack
Jetpack is a WordPress plugin created by the parent company of WordPress, Automattic, which makes this one of the most important plugin in the WordPress community. Jetpack offers a number of features that boost your website’s traffic, security and user engagement.
Jetpack stops hacking, reduce downtime and recover your data by providing:
Monitoring of uptime and downtime Protection against brute force attacks Two-factor authentication and secure logins
Jetpack’s traffic and SEO features include:
Related posts Analytics and stats of your website Automatic sharing on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, WhatsApp and Reddit.
Engage and encourage your users to come back to your WordPress website with:
Facebook, Google and Twitter comment logins
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