Do you want to get more traffic to your WordPress site? There are several WordPress plugins that can help boost traffic and user engagement on your website. In this article, we will show you 10 WordPress plugins that will quickly help you get more traffic.
- 1. OptinMonster
- 2. Floating Social Bar
- 3. Revive Old Posts (Former Tweet Old Post)
- 4. WP to Buffer
- 5. Yoast SEO
- 6. Inline Related Posts
- 7. WordPress Popular Posts
- 8. Subscribe to Comments Reloaded
- 9. Click to Tweet
- 10. Instant Articles for WP
Did you know that more than 70% of people who visit your website today will never come back again. That’s where OptinMonster comes in. It helps you convert visitors into email subscribers.
OptinMonster allow you to tracks user’s behavior and show them a targeted message at the precise moment they are about to leave, so you can convert them into email subscribers.
See our case study of how we increased our email subscribers by 600% using OptinMonster.
2. Floating Social Bar
There are thousands of WordPress plugins that allow you to add social sharing buttons. However, most of them are complicated, has too many unwanted social networks, and they slow down your website.
Floating social bar is super fast and has only the most popular social networks. You can set it to stick at the top of your posts when users scroll down. You can also add it at the end of your posts. We use a slightly modified version of Floating Social Bar on WPBeginner.
3. Revive Old Posts (Former Tweet Old Post)
Too often new users create a blog post, share it once, and then leave it to die in their archive pages.
Revive old posts make your old posts work for you by keeping them alive on your social profiles. It allows you to automatically share your old posts on Twitter and Facebook at regular intervals.
See our guide on how to automatically share your old WordPress posts for detailed instructions.
4. WP to Buffer
Buffer allows you to schedule updates for your social media profiles. WP to Buffer plugin automatically adds your WordPress posts to the Buffer queue. This way you can totally automate all the social media sharing you have to do after publishing a post.
For detailed instructions, see our guide on how to schedule WordPress posts for social media with Buffer.
5. Yoast SEO
Yoast SEO is the best WordPress SEO plugin with the most comprehensive set of tools to optimize your website. You can add meta tags, XML sitemaps, breadcrumbs navigation, and even import your Google search console data into WordPress.
Yoast SEO also helps you optimize your website for social platforms like Facebook and Twitter. You can add thumbnails for facebook, and Twitter cards, etc.
See our guide on how to install and setup Yoast SEO in WordPress for step by step instructions.
6. Inline Related Posts
Inlined Related Posts shows links to related posts inside your articles. This works really well for long articles because users are already engaged with the content and are much more likely to check out similar content. This increases your pageviews and the time users spend on your website.
For detailed instructions, see our guide on how to add inline related posts in WordPress. You may also want to check out our list of 5 best related posts plugins for WordPress.
7. WordPress Popular Posts
WordPress popular posts plugin allows you to highlight the best content on your website thus bringing even more attention to them and increasing engagement.
It allows you to display your popular posts based on pageviews or comments. You can also display the list with post thumbnails and can even choose popular posts by day, week, or month.
You may also want to checkout our list of 5 best popular posts plugins for WordPress.
8. Subscribe to Comments Reloaded
Traffic and user engagement go hand in hand on website. Comments are the perfect tool to boost user engagement. Subscribe to Comments Reloaded plugin allows your users to subscribe to comments on your articles. This lets them get an email notification whenever there is a new comment on the articles they have subscribed.
See our guide on how to allow users to subscribe to comments in WordPress
You can also combine it with other plugins to improve WordPress comments and boost user engagement and traffic at the same time.
9. Click to Tweet
This plugin allows you to add a click to tweet box in your WordPress posts. You can strategically place click to tweet boxes in your articles with your own quotes.
It is very effective and helps you bring more users from Twitter to your WordPress site. See our guide on how to add click to Tweet boxes in your WordPress posts for detailed instructions.
10. Instant Articles for WP
Facebook has opened Instant Articles for all publishers. Instant Articles for WP is the official plugin to help you setup your WordPress site for Facebook Instant Articles.
Due to the incredible page load speed, Instant Articles are more likely to be clicked and shared on Facebook. This not only brings more traffic to your website, but will also help you increase your Facebook page reach.
For detailed step-by-step instructions see our guide on how to setup Facebook Instant Articles for WordPress.
We hope this article helped you find the best WordPress plugins to get more traffic on your website. You may also want to check out these 19 actionable tips to drive traffic to your new WordPress site.
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