I woke up today, thinking about this one question. If I could only use one WordPress plugin, which one is the most important plugin, and the one plugin I can’t possible be blogging without?

I have been thinking about this question for several hours, and it’s hard to pick only one. At the moment, I’ve installed 29 plugins, and I feel that I can’t manage a day without even one of them.

But, if I’ll just keep one, it would be …CommentLuv Premium

There are several reasons why I ended up with CommentLuv Premium, mostly it’s because it’s many plugins in one. It’s the best commenting system for wordpress. It’s a great way to help share posts for the people who are commenting on my blog on a regular basis, and it’s an awesome anti-spam plugin.

What about you? Have you ever thought about your most important WordPress plugin, and if you could only use one, which plugin would you end up?

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Comments

  1. I would say my most important wordpress plugin is jetpack, simply because it does tons of different things that are incredibly useful for my websites.

  2. Hi Jens,

    Probably Disqus or Social Metrics Pro for me :)

    Hope you’re well!

    Ben

    • Hi Ben,

      I’m doing great. I hope you are too. And thanks for asking.

      Your choices are interesting. I would have added Disqus too, if I wasn’t using a different commenting system :)

      Do you use Social Metrics Pro every day, and track your metrics?

      – Jens

      • Hi Jens :) Yes, doing good here too thank you. I check Social Metrics Pro fairly often – maybe not every day, but probably every couple of days. Being able to sort my entire back catalogue of posts by the number of tweets, likes and +1s is very handy! :D

  3. Jens ~ I have to agree with you although I don’t have the premium as of yet I can see that the plugin has much to offer. I find myself following comments back to their sites via Comment Luv, if a comment is well thought out it usually represents what I’m about to discover.

    Thanks for sharing the post !!

    Ed

    • I upgraded to premium without testing the free version, and I’m really glad that I did. I am not sure how life would be with just the free version, but I’m thinking that I would have a lot more issues with spam, and maybe I wouldn’t have made so many great connections.

  4. Josh Wilner says:

    Hi Jens,

    I am torn between Jetpack and CommentLuv. They have both been exceptionally good for my blog.

  5. Gina Valley ( says:

    I will have to give that plug in a try. I have heard all good things about it. Thanks for the tip!

  6. I would say Jet pack. I love their stats, post sharing option, and many other features they offer

  7. Kenna Griffin says:

    Thinking about just using one plug-in makes me nervous. I’m not sure I could do it.

  8. Stephanie Riggs says:

    Bloggers always look for such plugins which make their websites search engines’ friendly and lead their websites on the top of the search engines. From my point of view SEOPressor, All in One SEO pack, SEO by Yoast, Commentluv etc are the plugins which a blogger must install on his websites in order to control over spam and boost ranking on search engines. I like your post in which you are discussing most important WordPress plugin.

    • Hi Stephanie,

      I’m currently using SEOPressor, but not as often as I should. I enjoy writing without thinking about a specific structure and how I should be using my words. But, the times I’ve been using it, I’ve seen good results and extra traffic from Google. Now, that Google has added a manual spam action to my site, I’m just writing without thinking about SEO at all :)

      -Jens

  9. Spook SEO says:

    The CommentLuv premium is the best plug-in for WordPress website. this plug-in is used for best commenting system on blogs in regular basis. The ALL in one SEO plug-in is the best to get the high result for the website. The ALL in one SEO plug-in helps to get set the keyword, categories and other thing according to the website content.

    • Yes, CommentLuv Premium is an awesome plugin. I have been using it for a long time. It’s bin a while since I tested The All in one SEO plug-in though, but I’ve heard some great things about it.

      -Jens