13 Best WordPress Maintenance Plugins

WordPress is one of the most popular and widely used blogging and website platforms. It is used all around the world and is loved by its users due to the fact that it is quite user-friendly and customizable. WordPress is extremely easy to use and even beginners find it easy to handle. But like all other things WordPress blogs or websites need proper and regular maintenance to run perfectly.

One of the most amazing things about WordPress is the availability of plugins which can help you do all your tasks easily, quickly and automatically.  They even make the irksome task of maintenance quite easy, quick and stress-less.

A plethora of maintenance plugins are available out there, with new plugins being developed every day. Out of that huge collection of such plugins, finding the best ones is not an easy task. To help you out in this matter, we have a collection of 13 Best WordPress maintenance plugins that will help you keep your blog/website running smoothing and without any problem. So check them out and pick the ones that suit your needs the best!

WP Maintenance Mode

WP Maintenance Mode

This plugin comes in handy when your website/blog is undergoing maintenance processes. It adds a splash page that tells your visitors that the site is down for maintenance and will be up and running soon.

WP-HTML-Compression

This plugin is really useful as it allows reducing file size as it automatically shortens URLs and removes all standard comments and unneeded whitespace from an HTML document.

WP-HTML-Compression

ManageWP

It lets you remotely manage your WordPress websites/blogs from one place.

ManageWP

Restricted Site Access

It limits access to visitors from specific IP addresses. It offers various options for managing blocked visitors.

Restricted Site Access

User Meta Manager

It allows adding, editing, or deleting user meta data easily and quickly. Restricting access or inserting user meta data into posts or pages is possible with this amazing plugin.

User Meta Manager

WP-DBManager

WP-DBManager allows optimizing database, repairing it, backing it up, restoring it, deleting backup database, dropping/emptying tables and running selected queries etc. It even supports automatic scheduled back up, optimization and repairing of database.

WP-DBManager

Akismet

This plugin is a comment spam filter that checks the comments for spams and blocks them.

Akismet

Revision Control

It offers ameliorated control over the Post Revision system of WordPress.

Revision Control

User Role Editor

It lets you change role capabilities easily and quickly. It allows changing any standard WordPress user role, except that of administrator.

User Role Editor

Comments Cleaner

Comments Cleaner cleans all the HTML tags, BBCode tags and links from comments on your website/blog.

Comments Cleaner

Clean Options

This plugins allows finding divested options and removing them from the wp_options table.
cleanoption

XCloner – Backup and Restore

This one is a feature rich files and database backing up and restoring plugin for WordPress.

XCloner – Backup and Restore

WP Security Scan

WP Security Scan, as the name suggests, allows scanning your WordPress installations for security issues.

WP Security Scan


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6 Comments

  1. Harshh Vardhan says:

    Hey Ali,

    That’s an amazing list of plugins. The one that I find the most useful is Ultimate Maintenance Mode, I use it every time I decide to make changes to my blog.

    Thanks.

  2. Jeseph says:

    Great Tools! WPManager has been a favorite of mine recently. I manage countless blogs and other WordPress sites and having a tool to manage them all has become a complete necessity.

  3. WPCanvas says:

    WordPress is really superb when it comes to user friendliness and the plethora of plugins supporting several functions like maintenance and SEO is a great add on by this amazing CMS.

  4. Abhishek says:

    nice information. thank you for sharing it.

  5. kevin says:

    Akismet is one of my favorite as I dont have to spend hours of time cleaning up spams. I haven’t used rest of the plugins. I will give them a try.

  6. ken says:

    wow. These all are new plugins for me. I only know about Akismet before but all these are awesome. Specially i like comment cleaner who can clean all the comments in few minutes. :)
    Thank you