15 Must-Have WordPress Google Plugins

Far are the days when we used Google for merely basic web search. Over the time it has expanded and evolved in so many ways that are now involved in almost every horizon of our lives. It has forever changed the way we learn, thinks, works, create, and connect with each other. The services that Google provides bring a great deal of ease to our life, and make things much more simple, from sending emails to finding locations.

We can talk in what ways Google can be helpful for hours, and blogging is not an exception. WordPress users highly benefit from its partnership with Google, as it enables them to bring the power of Google to WordPress.

For every Google service, there is probably a solid number of relevant plugins available, allowing you to integrate those services into your website with ease. The problem, however, is that not all of them come with high quality and customization options to help you to most benefit from them.

Here is a quick run through the ten best WordPress plugins that make Google integration with your blog fairly easy, and equip it with lots of functionality along the way.

 

WordPress Google Maps

wordpress google map

More Info & Download PluginInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

You can easily add unlimited responsive maps to your website with WordPress Google Maps WD plugin. It allows you to create highly-configurable maps with unlimited markers and layers and give them additional styling features with the available map themes and skins.

The plugin comes with the built-in icon maker to create custom marker icons that will best match your needs. You can preview the changes made to the maps in real time and see how the maps will look like on your website. Google Maps WD is equipped with store locator and get directions functionalities to help your website visitors find the nearest locations and get directions to them.

The plugin supports the road, traffic, satellite, terrain and hybrid map styles and polygon, polyline, circle and rectangle layers. Among other features of the plugin are advanced marker listing options, marker categories, custom icon descriptions, user geolocation, and much more.

 

Google XML Sitemaps

google xml sitemap

More Info & Download PluginInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

What Google XML Sitemap map does, is generating XML sitemaps to help various search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing better index your website. It provides the list of all of the links of your site pages to the crawlers and helps them easily understand the structure of your website.

The plugin supports all kind of WordPress generated and custom URLs and automatically informs search engines about the new posts and pages that you add. With Google XML Sitemap plugin you can set specific pages for priority indexation, exclude any post categories from indexation, and choose which content categories are included in the sitemaps.

 

Google Drive Embedder

google drive embedder

More Info & Download PluginInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

Google Drive Embedder allows you to easily access your Google Drive documents with a popup box, where you select the docs and directly embed them to any of your posts and pages.The plugin offers three ways for file viewing: using Google’s read-only interactive viewer, with links to open in the same or new tab to view, or with downloading. You just have to configure the settings for document viewing to ensure they are visible for the right audience.

 

Easy Google Fonts

easy google fonts

More Info & Download PluginInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

Easy Google Fonts plugin allows you to add all Google font families and styles to your website. It seamlessly integrates with WordPress and provides a real-time preview of the typography changes you make.

The plugin automatically updates the font list with the latest fonts once they are added to the Google directory. You can create unlimited custom font controls that will immediately appear in the Customizer preview. The plugin works with all  WordPress themes and provides the easiest way to change the typography of your website.

 

WP Google Search

wp google search

More Info & Download PluginInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

The plugin enables you to replace the default WordPress search with a more powerful Google search that also comes with lots of customization options. You can add the plugin to multiple websites at once and easily configure searching settings.

It’s possible to set the plugin to search only on your website or on the entire web. Also, you are given full control to adjust the look and feel of the search features, such as colors, fonts, layout, thumbnails. The search results are displayed either in a pop-up window or on the search page.

 

Google Website Translator

Google Website Translator

More Info & Download PluginInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

Google Website translator comes with the whole functionality of Google’s website translator and enables you to translate your website content into more than 90 languages. The plugin supports three inline and four tabbed display modes and allows you to choose the available languages for translation. You can use the plugin as a widget and easily import/export its configurations to multiple websites.  It’s super easy to set up and is proven to not affect your website speed.

 

Google Analytics WD

More Info & Download PluginInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

Google Analytics WD is the official member of Google Analytics Technology Partners Program and comes with the most advanced tracking and reporting functionality. It allows you to track your website’s real-time visitors, traffic sources, audience, page views, site speed and collect detailed data about your AdSense, AdWords, and E-commerce accounts.

The plugin comes with custom reporting functionality, which, apart from the built-in reporting types, allows you to get reports for any metric and dimension. Reports are displayed in comprehensive charts and can be emailed or exported to CSV or PDF formats if necessary.

You can also enable the tracking for custom dimensions and see which of your website posts or authors get the most attention, which posts categories and types are most read, etc. Another outstanding feature that Google Analytics WD offers is its goal management functionality that allows you to track targeted activities with specified settings.

The plugin is responsive and comes with data filtering options, advanced alert, and pushover notifications and frontend data display feature.

 

Google AdSense

Google AdSense

More Info & Download PluginInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

Written by Google, this plugin provides seamless integration of AdSense and Webmaster tools to your WordPress website. It allows you to easily display and manage AdSense ads with its simple point-and-click interface. You can enable mobile specific ads and provide better user experience for mobile surfers. You can also manually insert the ads to specific locations on your website and select pages where you don’t want ads to appear.

 

Google Forms

Google Forms

More Info & Download PluginInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

With Google Forms plugin you can embed already published Google forms into your posts and pages and easily manage them from your WordPress admin area. You can add the forms to your website using a shortcode, as a custom post or as a widget.

The plugin supports custom CSS to enable you to apply desired changes to the forms. It also comes with lots of configuration options submissions log, to give you full control over the submitted responses.

 

The Google+ Plugin

The Google+ Plugin

More Info & Download PluginInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

Google+ allows you to post directly from your Google+ account to your website.Moreover, you can import posts from other G+ accounts into your site and enable the readers to add you to their G+ circles. The plugin comes with three new widgets and allows you to customize them according to your needs.

Google+ plugin supports post formats to include hashtags into WordPress post formats and allows you to stay connected with your Buddypress community along the way. You can track the number of +1s with the integrated analytics feature.

 

Google Drive WP Media

Google Drive Wp Media, google plugins

More Info and DownloadInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

This is one plugin that I think is a must-have for anyone who owns a website. With this plugin in hand, you will never have to worry about losing your files. You can always access your files remotely from any location and manage your WordPress files. You can also upload or share your files directly from your blog to the Google drive with just a few clicks.

You can also create folders, image galleries, dummy URLs, or even delete your Google drive files and folders if you want. With more than 3000 active installations, this is one of the best Google plugins that you should start using now.

 

WidgetPack Google Reviews

Google Plugins

More Info and DownloadInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

This is another beautiful plugin that reviewers should definitely use. This plugin lets you review various Google places and display the reviews with ratings on your website. This plugin offers you with tons of amazing features to make your review system appear more advanced and modern.

You can add and display up to 5-star ratings and even filter them in order to get rid of negative ratings. You also have the option of deleting the reviews anytime you want. with a lot more such brilliant options, this is a great tool that surely deserves your attention.

 

Google Analytics Counter Tracker

Google Plugins

More Info and DownloadInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

This plugin will let you analyze your site’s progress by monitoring the interactions taking place on your website. This plugin is simple and easy-to-use. You just need to connect your website to the Google Analytics account. And that’s it. You can start monitoring the activities right away.

This plugin is translation ready too, so you can get it localized to various other languages if you feel like. You will get every little detail about your site stats with this plugin. From bounce rate, to session time, Google Analytics Counter Tracker tells you everything.

 

Google Locker

Google plugins

More Info and DownloadInstall and Setup Plugin For Me (Powered by Maintaingo)

If you want more shares, subscribers, traffic, and customers, then Google Locker is the plugin that you should be trying. This plugins offers you with tons of button styles, types, and effects. You can also have a lot of control over these lockers as it lets you change the fonts, colors etc. From Twitter and Facebook to Linked and other popular social platforms this plugin offers great support to all of them. So do try it out once.

 

Now, with Google at your fingerprints, things seem pretty much easier. These ten excellent plugins provide seamless integration of Google services to your WordPress website and come with tons of customization options along the way. If you’re looking for top-notch WordPress Google plugins, these ones are a great choice to make. If you have any other great Google related plugins in mind, please let me know about them in the comments below.

15 Must-Have WordPress Google Plugins
5 (100%) 2 votes

Know Everything About WordPress
Best Products in Your Inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and we will surprise you with amazing WordPress freebies

Jupitar Theme
  • John Michael Wilson

    Great article, this will help those who want to build professional websites

Know Everything About WordPress
Best Products in Your Inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and we will surprise you with amazing WordPress freebies