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Recommended Plugins

Below are several WordPress plugins that our team has found to be high quality and useful, organized into some popular categories. We don’t have any affiliation with these plugins, and it’s certainly not an exhaustive list… there are thousands of WordPress plugins out there!

If you find another plugin that you think is uniquely useful in the SlickStack environment please feel free to share it on our anonymous forums.

SEO plugins:

  • All-In-One SEO
  • SEO Framework
  • SEOPress

E-Commerce / shopping cart plugins:

  • WooCommerce
  • Easy Digital Downloads

WooCommerce management:

  • Metorik

Migration plugins:

  • Duplicator
  • All-In-One Migration
  • WPVivid

Backup plugins:

  • UpdraftPlus

Database cleanup plugins:

  • Better Search Replace

Custom fields and post data:

  • Metabox
  • Advanced Custom Fields

Page builder plugins (better to not use, but if you insist then choose carefully):

  • Gutenberg
  • SiteOrigin Builder
  • Elementor
  • Beaver Builder

Cache plugins:

  • none (do not use cache plugins with SlickStack)

Forms plugins:

  • Contact Form 7

DevOps / Git / versioning plugins:

  • WP Pusher
  • VersionPress

HTML / tables plugins:

  • TablePress

Email API plugins (do not use SMTP with SlickStack)

  • Mailgun plugin

Custom post types:

  • PODS
  • Custom Post Type UI

Web hosting management:

  • WP Ultimo


Find a complete overview of WordPress plugins, themes, and services on WP Directory.

Recommended plugins index coming soon based on code from https://www.staticgen.com/

Last modified on November 29, 2022