April 2017 - We have made a huge update to this list and written a much more comprehensive list of useful plugins - you can read and download a PDF version here.
If you run your insurance website on WordPress, you can search thousands of plugins and download them immediately without any specialist help. So rather than having to hire a designer to create a specific tool for your site, just use a plugin instead.
Here are 10 plugins for insurance websites that you can get started with.
1. WordPress SEO by Yoast
If you want to improve your visibility in the search engines, you will need to work on your search engine optimisation. WordPress SEO is one of the most popular plugins you can use for this purpose. It contains a comprehensive set of tools that allow you to optimise your descriptions and keywords as well as ensure everything is properly formatted for the best results.
This multi-tool plugin allows you to share your content, boost social media connections with clients, get stats, insert forms, arrange email subscriptions and much more, making Jetpack an essential plugin for WordPress sites.
3. Google Analytics by Yoast
If you use Google Analytics, this is a great option. It makes it easy to link your website to your account so you can measure your site traffic and find out which pages are the most popular. Get it here.
4. RealSatisfied Widget
Running surveys can be a great way to generate ideas for content, and RealSatisfied makes it easier than ever. You can also use it to collect testimonials and show off your expertise.
5. Simple Mobile URL Redirect
Mobile versions of sites are essential these days. If you have two versions of your insurance website – a normal version and a mobile version – use this plugin to instantly send people to your mobile version if they are using a mobile device.
6. Business Directory
You can use the Business Directory plugin to easily create a resource section on your website full of links and useful resources, which can help to attract more traffic and provide greater value to your site visitors.
Snapshot is an easy way to make a backup of anything on your WordPress website. You can use it to make a backup of the content, the files or anything else, so if something goes wrong, you can restore it with ease.
8. Contact Form 7
Millions of websites use Contact Form 7 for an easy and elegant contact form solution. Use it to create multiple forms that can be customised to make it easier for customers to contact you.
9. Google XML Sitemaps
This is another useful plugin for SEO purposes. Use Google XML Sitemaps to generate an XML sitemap with ease, and this will help the search engines to index your website.
10. iThemes Security
If you want to make your website more secure, iThemes Security is a great option. It has numerous features that scan your website and fix vulnerabilities, and it also creates backups.
Use these plugins and more
These are just a few of the best plugins that you can use on your insurance website, but there are thousands more to choose from. Browse the selection of WordPress plugins and see if any more stand out that you could use on your website.