My website is powered by WordPress. One of the many reasons to use WordPress is the vibrant community of plugin developers. These plugins extend the core WordPress functionality in various ways. Below is a list of plugins used to power my website. My gratitude goes out to these developers. For without them, my website would not be possible.
Sends HTTP 410 (Gone) responses to requests for pages that no longer exist on your blog.
By: Samir Shah.
Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from spam. It keeps your site protected even while you sleep. To get started: activate the Akismet plugin and then go to your Akismet Settings page to set up your API key.
Bring the power of the WordPress.com cloud to your self-hosted WordPress. Jetpack enables you to connect your blog to a WordPress.com account to use the powerful features normally only available to WordPress.com users.
Implements a small number of tweaks to content that I find useful.
Using a shortcode this plugin makes it easy to credit the authors of plugins used on your site.