Here’s a bunch of WordPress plugins that I’ve been using on various projects recently. I try to avoid using WordPress plugins for any features that I could easily code myself, most of the plugins below help with my workflow or clean up the admin for client sites. Some of the plugins below are premium but most have a free version so you can try before you buy ; ) WordPress plugins I’ve recently started using: Migrate DB Pro – A must have for pushing and pulling databases between local and remote WordPress installs (plus it has a WP-CLI Addon). Uploads by Proxy – Allows you to skip downloading of a /uploads/ directory when working locally. If it can’t find the image locally it’ll check the live site. This can also be done with VVV which I’ll cover in a future post! Kraken Image Optimiser – Easily optimise images that are uploaded by clients. WP Rocket – Great caching plugin, simple but feature packed (thanks for the tip @jamesbundey). My all time favourite WP Plugins: Advanced Custom Fields Pro – I’ve been using ACF for years and the PRO version is a must have for the types of sites I’m working on. Minimal Admin – I’m clearly biased but I use this plugin I wrote to ‘hide non essential
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