8 Handy WordPress Plugins For Photographers

8 Handy WordPress Plugins For Photographers

June 4, 2014

A simple, fluff free collection of recommended WordPress plugins.

Keeping your installed WordPress plugins to a minimum is a great way to keep your site running fast and smoothly, it is a common trap to install every plugin available when you first install WordPress on your server, often resulting in a slow bloated admin area and slow experience for your users.

To help you avoid this, I wanted to bring you a small collection of simple, yet highly useful plugins to help you get started. These eight simple plugins can really help improve how your site and content is presented to the user and help to improve the overall performance of your site.

No Right Click Images Plugin

Disables right click context menu on images to help deter leeches from glomming images.

Image Watermark

Image Watermark allows you to automatically watermark images uploaded to the WordPress Media Library and bulk watermark previously uploaded images.

WordPress SEO

WordPress SEO is the most complete WordPress SEO plugin that exists today for WordPress users. It incorporates everything from a snippet preview and page analysis functionality that helps you optimize your pages content, images titles, meta descriptions and more to XML sitemaps, and loads of optimization options in between.

SEO Friendly Images

SEO Friendly Images automatically adds alt and title attributes to all your images improving traffic from search engines.

Google Analytics

When you have a website, you want to track how many visitors you have, where they come from, what they do on your site and much, much more. Google Analytics is the de-facto standard for measuring this, and much more.

WP Super Cache

A very fast caching engine for WordPress that produces static html files.

Lazy Load

Lazy load images to improve page load times and server bandwidth. Images are loaded only when visible to the user.

BackWPup – WordPress Backup Plugin

Schedule complete automatic backups of your WordPress installation.


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