DEV Community


5 Free Plugins that will help Bloggers to build your WordPress website hassle-free.

mitalivc profile image Mitali ・3 min read

In WordPress, we all know very well that Plugins are one of the major components which add additional functionality to your website.

The free plugins below are all available via the Official WordPress Plugin Repository where you will find installation instructions, detailed feature overviews, ratings, reviews, support, and more.

Here, sharing some of the best WordPress Plugins which will help bloggers for more powerful blogs.

1. Add Featured Image Custom Link

While you publish a blog, you might need some external link that goes through your featured image to another useful link. So Featured Image custom link is one of the best plugins for it.

Featured Image Custom Link plugin is useful to add a custom link to the featured image of a single post/page which automatically displays in front. There is no coding required to use it.

Key Features:

  • Compatible with the classic editor.
  • No coding is required.
  • It supports Posts, Pages in backend.

More About Add Featured Image Custom Link

2. No follow External Links (SEO)

A no follow link is a link that does not help in PageRank. The no follow tag is a notice for search engines saying “don't count it.”

If you care about your website’s performance in search engines, then knowing when and when not to use no followed links isn’t just important—it’s crucial

This Plugin will help to avoid manual work to add each time rel=”nofollow” whenever you add external link in content.

Once you active Plugin, it will find and add rel=”nofollow” to all external links of the website. Does it sound quick solution?

Key Features:

  • Seo friendly.
  • No additional settings are required.
  • it will automatically add no follow in external links used in the content.

More About No Follow External Links (SEO)

3. Source Code Protection

As far as I know,

The most popular question arises for security is, any clue on how to protect my website's source code?

Here is the solution with Plugin “Source Code Protection”. If you want to protect its source code from visitors, you just need to activate this plugin and sit back with relief. The visitor will not able to download any single icon or image, can't get any single line of HTML.

Key Features:

  • Disable the following keys CTRL+A, CTRL+C, CTRL+X, CTRL+S, or CTRL+V.
  • Visitors cannot right-click and save images on your site if you want.

More About Source Code Protection

4. Duplicate Page/Post/Custom Post Type

When your website reaches a big list of blogs and you start a new blog and you have to copy the old blog manually which may time consuming and frustrating as well. This Plugin will help to clone an article or any page the same as a reference article or page.

Use the plugin and clone the same article with the drafted new article and start editing with additional changes. It saves bloggers time.

Key Features:

  • No coding is required.
  • Compatible with the classic editor and Gutenberg editor.
  • It supports page, post, and custom post types in the backend.

More About Duplicate Page/Post/Custom Post Type

5. Add Subtitle

Adding Subtitle helps both search engines and readers will have more information about your post.

Adding a subtitle that appears below the title of your post can be both eye-catching and informative.

If you add your titles and subtitles carefully you will encourage more targeted readers of your blog as they will be able to see at a glance what your post is about rather than reading the whole article.

This Plugin will help you to add subtitles in each article’s single page after the title.

Key Features:

  • No coding is required.
  • This will work with a classic editor.
  • It supports the page, posts in the backend.

More About Add Subtitle

Discussion (1)

Editor guide
parthjasani profile image
Parth jasani

Thanks for sharing its really helpful