My WordPress Tookit
The Product and Services I Use and Rely On
With all the noise online, how do you know what companies back their products with the support and updates you will need to rely on? That’s a difficult proposition even for me. After 25 years I know how to identify credible companies and reliable products and I do that by using their products for my own sites.
Below are needed plugins, services and providers you can rely on as you grown your site or Blog. I can vouch for these products and their support so you know you are in good hands!
Start with a Premium WordPress Theme
Your theme is the most important choice you will make! Using a premium theme with a solid framework that offers child themes for every look and application is a must have. Click here to review the themes I trust for my own sites..
WordPress Products and Services
I Can Vouch for…
I have been a WPMU DEV member for almost a decade. Home of the indispensable Smush and Hummingbird Pro plugins and so much more. If you are going to invest in a premium WordPress product membership — this is a must have and should be at the top of your list!
This site is hosted on WPEngine
Which includes Genesis and StudioPress Child themes!
Plugins and Services
For a couple of my sites that do have comments enabled or get a ridiculous amount of spam sign-ups, I cannot speak highly enough about CleanTalk for Spam Protection.
Easily Create eBooks
SEO, Site Health and Marketing Tools
For Keyphrase Tracking
For Contact Forms
For Membership Sites
For Offering Courses
Visual Block Page Builder
To Create Website Legal Pages
For Professional Photos
For Unique Premium Plugins
Use Your Domain for Affiliate and Off-site Links
For PodCast Hosting
For Email Marketing
For Your Coming Soon Page
To Become a Better Writer
When You Need a Logo
For Fonts, Graphics, Icons and More
Unlike others, I do not recommend a product or service simply for commissions alone. Unless I have personally used the product or service successfully, they do not get a slot on this page. If they meet my high expectations, then I am confident in referring these products, services and plugins to you.
DISCLOSURE: Some of the links on this page are “affiliate links.” I may receive a small commission — at no cost to you — if you purchase or signup for services I recommend and use on my own sites. You can read my full Affiliate Disclosure Statement here.