These are the wordpress plugins I use, and the ones you should install right away.
All these plugins are extremely popular, well reviewed, and supported.
- TinyMCE Advanced – Advance Post editing toolbar, enhance the editor.
- Simple Custom CSS – Very simple plugin to add custom CSS.
- Genesis Simple Edits – Are you using Genesis? If so this is a very nice plugin to simply editing your footer, or adding code to your head or footer.
- WP-Statistics – Simple website stats for your blog. Downside is that you can’t see your other site stats. Check out the website stats guide.
- Google Analytics by Yoast – I haven’t checked out the other ones yet. This plugin seems to be most popular though.
- Clicky by Yoast – Another plugin by Yoast for Clicky analytics.
- MailChimp – Are you collected emails with MailChimp? great plugin.