Fantastic plugin to transform wordpress in a real CMS.
Some cool features are the “edit in place” , the possibility to hide obtrusive options or to widgetize your entire theme and the perfect integration whit the Role Manager plugin (see below).
If you are the only author of your blog you don’t need this plugin but if have some editors you can use this plugin to create new roles with different privileges.
It allows you to hide unwanted items like custom fields or trackbacks.
Here you have an ajax interface to drag-and-drop the pages into the order you like.
Just the best plugin to create custom forms.
A subscription management system (general public and registered users) for your blogs.
If you want to sell products this is the best e-commerce shopping cart plugin
It allows you to make your site only viewable to visitors that are logged in.
A nice plugin to manage 301 redirections and keep track of 404 errors.
Useful to optimize your blog for search engines.
With this plugin you can increase the ability of the default wordpress search.
For example you can search every page, tag, comment or draft.
If you don’t want the post functionality you can use “CMS-Like Admin Menu” to manage to default to using pages instead of posts.
Simple CMS removes all of the functionalities which are not needed for a basic website.
Create a Google sitemaps white a click.
To execute custom PHP code in posts, pages and text widgets.
This plugin generates locational breadcrumb trails for your WordPress blog.
Use this plugin to create a custom wordpress login screen.
This plugin allows you to upload\download files that are stored outside of you root for security purposes.
You can add a splash page to your blog when the website is down for maintenance.
Create a static home page
Ok, this is not a plugin but a powerful option of the newer versions of wordpress.
It give you the ability to create a static homepage whit a normal page (instead of a post).
It is under “Settings -> Reading”.