» Automattic (url)
Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from comment and trackback spam. It keeps your site protected from spam even while you sleep. To get started: 1) Click the “Activate” link to the left of this description, 2) Sign up for an Akismet API key, and 3) Go to your Akismet configuration page, and save your API key.
» Thomas Krammer (url)
Highly customizable plugin to display a feed of pictures uploaded via Instagram. Display a users media, your own media or the popular media feed. Choose whether to integrate the Instagrams as a widget or directly in your posts.
Jetpack by WordPress.com 2.6.1
» Automattic (url)
Bring the power of the WordPress.com cloud to your self-hosted WordPress. Jetpack enables you to connect your blog to a WordPress.com account to use the powerful features normally only available to WordPress.com users.
Shareaholic | share buttons, analytics, related posts 22.214.171.124
» Shareaholic (url)
Whether you want to get people sharing, grow your fans, make money, or know who’s reading your content, Shareaholic will help you get it done. See configuration panel for more settings.
Sweet Captcha 3.0.5
» Sweet Captcha (url)
Adds SweetCaptcha anti-spam solution to WordPress on the comment form, registration form, and other forms. Is compatible with Contact Form 7 and BuddyPress plug-ins. Wordpress network is also supported.
W3 Total Cache 0.9.3
» Frederick Townes (url)
The highest rated and most complete WordPress performance plugin. Dramatically improve the speed and user experience of your site. Add browser, page, object and database caching as well as minify and content delivery network (CDN) to WordPress.
» Lester 'GaMerZ' Chan (url)
Adds an AJAX poll system to your WordPress blog. You can easily include a poll into your WordPress’s blog post/page. WP-Polls is extremely customizable via templates and css styles and there are tons of options for you to choose to ensure that WP-Polls runs the way you wanted. It now supports multiple selection of answers.
Yet Another Related Posts Plugin 4.0.8
» mitcho (Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine) (url)
Returns a list of related entries based on a unique algorithm for display on your blog and RSS feeds. Now with thumbnail support built-in!
Growmap Anti Spambot Plugin 1.5.4
» Andy Bailey (url)
Very simple plugin that adds a client side generated checkbox to the comment form requesting that the user clicks it to prove they are not a spammer. Bots wont see it so their spam comment will be discarded.
Hello Dolly 1.6
» Matt Mullenweg (url)
This is not just a plugin, it symbolizes the hope and enthusiasm of an entire generation summed up in two words sung most famously by Louis Armstrong: Hello, Dolly. When activated you will randomly see a lyric from Hello, Dolly in the upper right of your admin screen on every page.