15 New Free Optimize WordPress Plugins

WordPress is the blog platform of choice for neophyte and advanced bloggers alike. One of the biggest reasons behind WordPress’ popularity is the vast number of plugins that can not only extend its functionality but there are also many plugins that will improve the performance of a site. Today’s article lists most essential WordPress plugins to optimize and make the most of your image content you post on your blog.

If you would like to become a WordPress power user, the plugins below are a fantastic starting place. While compiling this list, it’s always a possibility that I missed some other great resources. Feel free to share it with us. If you found this article interesting, you can check out some other articles on: Web Design Typography Tools, Free WordPress Themes for Doctors, Free WordPress Affiliate Widgets and Free Slider Plugins for WordPress.

1. WP Fastest Cache

This plugin creates static html files from your dynamic WordPress blog. When a page is rendered, php and mysql are used. Therefor, system needs RAM and CPU.

WP Fastest Cache

WP Fastest Cache

2. WP Performance Pack

WP Performance Pack is your first choice for speeding up WordPress core the easy way, no core patching required. It features options to improve localization performance and image handling.

WP Performance Pack

WP Performance Pack

3. Warm Cache

Crawls your website-pages based on any XML sitemap. If you have a caching plugin this will keep your cache warm. Speeds up your site. All urls in your sitemap will be visited by the plugin to keep the cache up to date.

Warm Cache

Warm Cache

4. Atomic Engager

Optimizing content for your target audience has never been easier. Paired with this plugin, you will gain critical insights to help engage your target audience and amplify your content with every post.

Atomic Engager

Atomic Engager

5. Add Meta Tags

Add basic meta tags and also Opengraph, Schema.org Microdata, Twitter Cards and Dublin Core metadata to optimize your web site for better SEO.

Add Meta Tags

Add Meta Tags

6. EWWW Image Optimizer Cloud

EWWW Image Optimizer Cloud is a WordPress plugin that will automatically and losslessly optimize your images as you upload them to your blog. It can also optimize the images that you have already uploaded in the past.

EWWW Image Optimizer Cloud

EWWW Image Optimizer Cloud

7. EWWW Image Optimizer

Reduce file sizes for images within WordPress including NextGEN, GRAND FlAGallery and more. Uses jpegtran, optipng, pngout, pngquant, and gifsicle.

EWWW Image Optimizer

EWWW Image Optimizer

8. WP-Optimize

WP-Optimize is an extensive WordPress database cleanup and optimization tool. It doesn’t require PhpMyAdmin to clean and optimize your database tables.

WP-Optimize

WP-Optimize

9. Better Delete Revision

Better Delete Revision not only deletes redundant revisions of posts from your WordPress Database, it also deletes other database content related to each revision such meta information, tags, relationships, and more.

Better Delete Revision

Better Delete Revision

10. WP-DBManager

Allows you to optimize database, repair database, backup database, restore database, delete backup database , drop/empty tables and run selected queries.

WP-DBManager

WP-DBManager

11. W3 Total Cache

W3 Total Cache improves the user experience of your site by increasing server performance, reducing the download times and providing transparent content delivery network (CDN) integration.

W3 Total Cache

W3 Total Cache

12. BulletProof Security

WordPress Website Security Protection: BulletProof Security protects your WordPress website against XSS, RFI, CRLF, CSRF, Base64, Code Injection and SQL Injection… hacking attempts.

BulletProof Security

BulletProof Security

13. DB – Optimize

You can use DB – Optimize to reclaim the unused space and to defragment the database. It does not require PhpMyAdmin.

DB - Optimize

DB – Optimize

14. jsDelivr – WordPress CDN Plugin

jsDelivr is a free public CDN that hosts javascript libraries and jQuery plugins, including all of the files they need to work (css/png). It even hosts javascript files that use popular WordPress plugins, like WP SlimStat.

jsDelivr - WordPress CDN Plugin

jsDelivr – WordPress CDN Plugin

15. Simple Optimizer

Simple Optimizer Plugin for WordPress is a group of tools to assist you manage your WordPress website. Check, Repair and Optimize the WordPress MySQL Database. Search for and Delete Spam, Revisions, Auto Drafts, Pending Comments and Transient Options.

Simple Optimizer

Simple Optimizer

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