But have you ever thought what is the reason behind this success of WordPress? Factors that added to the success of WordPress are its easy personalization and customization. WordPress comes with plethora of themes, plugins and widgets to fulfill almost every need of people. That is the reason what makes this one time blogging platform the no. 1 CMS platform.

WordPress widgets are the tools that make it really easy for the users to read and navigate through the blog site. Initially widgets might amaze you but once you understand, you find them really beneficial for you WordPress blog site.

Here we have compiled a list of a few widgets that are most essential for the success of your WordPress blog site. Check them out:

Recent/Popular Posts Widget

Popular posts are those who have maximum numbers of hits. This widget will give your blog readers an easy access to the most recent and popular blog posts. Recent/Popular Posts Widget is essential for your WordPress blog site because this feature makes it really comfortable for your readers to go through your blog posts with a quick skip to those posts from those they don't want to go through and hence saves reader's time.

Tag Clouds Widget

Tag Clouds Widget let you share with your readers what your blog posts are all about. Tag Clouds Widget compiled a list of tags that you made while publishing a blog post. This widget gives your blog's visitors a basic idea about the topics covered in the blog.

RSS Feed Widget

This widget allows your subscribers access to your blog posts every time to published one through email notification. To avail the benefits of this widget, readers have to subscribe to your updates by submitting their email-ID. After subscribing to RSS feed widget, readers are not supposed to go and check through your WordPress blog for any new update.

Social Media Widget

This widget enable your readers to like and share the blog posts they like through social medias. Social media widget can helps you in gaining the traffic to your blog site through social medias.
In the end;

Hundreds (if not thousands) of widgets are available out there in the WordPress library. All of them are filled with the various functionalities to fulfill all your requirements. Above mentioned are a few but most essential widgets that can help in making your WordPress blog site successful.

Author's Bio: 

This article is contributed by WPCanvas, a specialist in PSD to Wordpress development with a talented team of WordPress programmers. One can also hire expert wordpress development for their wordpress development services needs at an affordable price.