Running a community is not an easy job. You need to make sure everything runs smoothly, and you have a great experience to offer your visitors. There are some important plugins every WordPress user needs to have inorder to maintain high security and privacy to their WordPress website. Here is a list of some free best privacy WordPress plugins that all WordPress blogs should have.

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1. WP Mail Bank – PHPMailer & SMTP Mailer

WP Mail Bank reconfigures the PHPMailer and make it more enhanced with advanced smtp settings options. This plugin reconfigures the wp_mail() function nd make it more enhanced to use SMTP instead of mail() with various options available.

WP Mail Bank - PHPMailer & SMTP Mailer
WP Mail Bank – PHPMailer & SMTP Mailer

2. Wordfence Security

Wordfence starts by checking if your site is already infected. We do a deep server-side scan of your source code comparing it to the Official WordPress repository for core, themes and plugins. Then Wordfence secures your site and makes it up to 50 times faster.

Wordfence Security
Wordfence Security

3. Register Plus Redux

Register Plus Redux enables the user registration (or signup) process to be customized in many ways, big and small. Replace WordPress logo with your own logo on registration and login page. Keep new users in a queue to be verified by an Administrator.

Register Plus Redux
Register Plus Redux

4. SendinBlue Subscribe Form And WP SMTP

SendinBlue Subscribe Form And WP SMTP lets you easily send emails from your WordPress blog using SendinBlue SMTP and easily add a subscribe form to your site. You can easily add a subscribe widget and all the contacts are sent to the proper list in your SendinBlue account.

SendinBlue Subscribe Form And WP SMTP
SendinBlue Subscribe Form And WP SMTP

5. Easy WP SMTP

Easy WP SMTP allows you to configure and send all outgoing emails via a SMTP server. This will prevent your emails from going into the junk/spam folder of the recipients.

Easy WP SMTP
Easy WP SMTP

6. Cookie Notice

Cookie Notice allows you to elegantly inform users that your site uses cookies and to comply with the EU cookie law regulations. Redirect users to specified page for more cookie information. Select bottons style from None, WordPress and Bootstrap.

Cookie Notice
Cookie Notice

7. More Privacy Options

Mulitsite Network Admin can set an override on site privacy at “Network Visibility Selector” on Network Settings page. Network Admin receives an email when blog privacy changes.

More Privacy Options
More Privacy Options

8. Press Permit Core

Press Permit is an advanced content permissions system. It is derived from Role Scoper, but with extensive improvements in versatility, performance and user-friendliness.

Press Permit Core
Press Permit Core

9. BuddyPress Avatar Bubble

Ajax calls save your bandwidth and time spent on waiting. So if you want your users can easily get information about themselves on a fly – use CD BP Avatar Bubble.

BuddyPress Avatar Bubble
BuddyPress Avatar Bubble

10. Auto Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Puts your own information into a version of Automattic’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, both available under the Creative Commons Sharealike license, that have been modified to exclude specifics to Automatic.

Auto Terms of Service and Privacy Policy
Auto Terms of Service and Privacy Policy