Top 10 WordPress Plugins For Party Plan Divas

Must Have WordPress Plugins

Here is the UPDATED list of  the Top Plugins I recommend for all Party Plan Divas blogs:

1. Akismet -the ultimate in blocking spam in your comments. Comes with the standard installation of WordPress. Before getting started with your blog, take a few moments to configure your Akismet plugin.

2. All In One SEO – The “Out of the Box” SEO solution for WordPress.

3. LinkWithin – Provides and image list of “related articles” for your readers to easily click to see more.

4. Contact Form 7 – The easiest solution for collecting information from your readers and guests. Create custom forms will very basic HTML knowledge.

5. All-In-One Events Calendar – Simple yes highly functional Event calendar that displays in its own page or your sidebar. List your parties, open houses, opportunity meetings, conference calls and more!

6. JetPack – Bring the power of the cloud to your self-hosted WordPress. Jetpack enables you to connect your blog to a account to use the powerful features normally only available to users.

7. Facebook Like Box – Facebook Like Box Widget is a social plugin that enables Facebook Page owners to attract and gain Likes from their own website. The Like Box enables users to: see how many users already like this page, and which of their friends like it too, read recent posts from the page and Like the page with one click, without needing to visit the page.

8. Shareaholic – Share all of your blog posts seamlessly through numerous Social Media platforms.

9. And The Winner Is… – Easily pulls winners of contests and giveaways from the comments left on that post.

10. Tweet Old Post – Keep even older posts fresh with “Tweet Old Post” which will automatically Tweet URLs of older posts.

There are hundreds of other PlugIns available for WordPress. Comment here and let us know YOUR favorite!


  1. Lynsey -

    Thank you for this list! Even though I am still working on your Blogging 101 class, I always want more information for later.

    Thank you!

  2. Erica Ardali says:

    I am trying to locate Linkwithin and it is not coming up… Hmmmm will keep looking.

  3. Great list; I have a few of these but will definitely be checking out & adding more! Thanks!

  4. Lynsey,

    This is a great list!! I’m really interested in checking out the All-in-One-Calendar, many of my Superstar Clients need a way to share their calendars with their teams, this looks like a great place to start!

    Thanks so much!
    Shine On!
    Melissa ~ The Golden Rule VA

  5. Danyelle Franciosa says:

    I think I should install Tweet Old Post for my blog. I think it would really be good to keep my old tweets to become brand new. They’re still useful post

  6. Lynsey,
    Great blog post! I have most of the plugins on your list, but I didn’t have linkwithin or tweet old post. I have rectified that, and promptly installed them. They are so great!
    Thanks for sharing your tips!

  7. Thank you for setting me up with these Plugins! They’ve made my life a little easier!!!!:)

  8. I keep coming back to this post as I am trying to learn all there is for social media/blog postings. Thanks for this.

  9. Great post! I am still learning, but it has been so much fun. Now to implement what I’ve learned.

  10. I’ve been thinking of using WordPress for some time now and these are very helpful ideas for plug-ins. I hope to have a blog half as good as this one to help grow my online presence! Thanks again, Lynsey!

  11. Thanks for posting this. I’m just starting to look into the options for blogging and will definitely refer to this.

  12. April Dabel says:

    By golly I think I got some of it. I’m confused as to my my fb like section looks like it does.

  13. Thanks for this great info Lynsey!

  14. Katy Lunsford says:

    Thank you for this great info Lynsey!

  15. Tammy Penny says:

    Thanks for this info. I’m fairly new at blogging and I am learning more and more each day.


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