is a great and most popular blogging platform for it possibility to extend functions with plugins. WordPress Plugins
make blogging easier for all of us who have chosen WordPress as our content management system. Google is best known as a search engine and Internet giant, bul check what Google can offer for WordPress users. This post lists the most useful Wordpress plugins related to Google starting from XML Sitemaps and ending with FeedBurner subscribers counter.
This plugin will create a Google sitemaps
compliant XML-Sitemap of your WordPress
blog. It supports all of the WordPress generated pages as well as custom ones. Everytime you edit or create a post, your sitemap is updated and all major search engines that support the sitemap protocol, like ASK.com, Google, MSN Search and YAHOO, are notified about the update.
easily adds Google Analytics tracking support to a WordPress
-powered blog. Google Analyticator also comes with an easily customizable widget that can be used to display specific information that is gathered by Google Analytics using the Google Analytics API.
This plugin adds the possibility to tag and segment all outgoing links, so you can see whether a click came from a comment or an article. It also adds the possibility to track just the domain, instead of the complete link, so you get a better view of how much traffic you’re sending where.
This simple plugin lets you optimize your landing pages (as posts or pages) using the Google Website Optimizer
without needing to edit the HTML code of the theme.
Google Doc Embedder
will allow you to embed a PDF, PowerPoint (PPT), or TIFF file directly into your page or post, not requiring the user to have Adobe Reader, PowerPoint, or other software installed to view the contents.
provides a very easy way to generate revenue from your blog using Google AdSense
. With its full set of features, Easy AdSense is perhaps the first plugin to give you a complete solution for everything AdSense-related.
This plugin allows you to easily insert Google Map
or Google Earth
Plugin Maps into your blog.
The Google AJAX Translation
WordPress plugin provides a quick, simple, and light way to add translation to your blog. A “Translate” button can be added to the bottom or top of posts, pages, and/or comments.
The default search engine that ships with WordPress
is not the best search engine and bloggers every where should make the switch to WordPress Google Custom Search plugin. This plugin is a drop in replacement and works with minimum hassle.
A well-optimized and reliable plugin that connects to the FeedBurner
Awareness API to retrieve your readers count, that you can print out in plain text.
What do you think about these plugins? Do you use anyone from this list? Might we haven’t listed your favorite Google related plugin? Share your thoughts in comments