Related Post plugin is most necessary for a WordPress blog because if you are facing big bounce rate problem then a good related post plugin can reduce your site bounce rate. A related post plugin offers some great content to your users from your blog, Therefore your site users spend more time on your blog and reads more articles and this increases your page-views also. So today here I am sharing 6 best related post plugin for a shared hosting WordPress site.
6 Best Related Post Plugin for a Shared hosting wordpress site:
Jetpack by WordPress.com:
Jetpack is the most popular wordpress plugin. It has more than 35 features, one of which is Related Post. You can show 3 related post with thumbnail & without thumbnail. The Related post module of Jetpack doesn’t have more option that will not confuse you much. I had also used the Related post feature of Jetpack in the past, It had worked too good. If you are already using Jetpack then you don’t need to use any other related post plugin.
Yet Another Related Post Plugin (YARPP):
Yet Another Related Post Plugin by (YARPP) is another most popular related post plugin. The plugin allows you to displays both List view & Thumbnail view related post and this plugin is also offer decide to display time based related post. for example display post only from past 10 days, 7 weeks & 12 months.
When I started my blog journey then I had used first time this plugin. Then it was working well but now it uses too much resources & If you have high traffic on your blog then it sometimes slows down the speed of the site.
Related Posts for WordPress:
Related Posts for WordPress is very light weight (only 190KB) & faster related post plugin. It has one good thing that doesn’t slow down your website performance because it uses own cache and performs all the heavy resources task in the admin panel, Therefore it makes your site faster than ever. The settings of the Related Posts for WordPress is too simple just 1, 2, 3 steps and beginners can easily setup it.
Yuzo – Related Posts:
Yuzo – Related Post is one of the fastest Related post plugin. Yuzo has built in cache system which makes your site faster & it doesn’t affect your site performance. Therefore I’m also using this on my other blog. Yuzo has many extensive features, that is only available in a premium plugin but it is totally free plugin. You can display your related post in 4 different styles: Vertical with Thumbnail, Horizontal with thumbnail, List and Experimental.
Related Posts by Zemanta:
Related Posts by Zemanta is the best related post plugin. It has clean settings interface so you can easily setup Related post setting. I’m also using this plugin on this site and loving it. With Related post by Zemanta plugin you can display 7 different types related post: Momma, Modern, Vertical (Large), Vertical (Medium), Vertical (Small), Pinterest Inspired & Plain (your own css).
Contextual Related Posts:
Contextual Related Posts (CRP) is another fast & powerful Related post plugin. Like Related Posts for WordPress & Yuzo, It also uses cache to serve related post. CRP displays related post based on title or content of the current post which enhances your user experience. CRP works well with any cache plugin such as WP Super Cache or W3 Total Cache and they also recommended that you enable Cache output? setting on your blog. It is also support days based related post, so you can decide how many old days post will display in the related post. This plugin support custom thumbnails & list based related post.
I hope that these best related post plugin will work well for you.