These days, many new bloggers prefer WordPress CMS for their blogging career. I have seen people migrating from blogger blogs to WordPress for a better blogging experience. These days a number of useful WordPress plugins are available at WordPress repository that can be used without paying a single penny. Recently I have shared Top 10 WordPress Plugins list and today I came up with the best WordPress related posts plugins of 2013.

Why to use Related posts Plugins for WordPress?

WordPress related post plugins works best In order to engage visitors. When a visitor views an article on your blog then there are chances that after reading the post he will leave your website. But if you have placed some related posts below each article then your visitor might click and read your other articles. So, this is the best method to decrease bounce rate.  If your visitors spend more time on website then it will correspondingly decrease bounce rate and increase average time spent on site.

So, let’s come to the list of 5 best WordPress related posts plugins of 2013.

WordPress related Posts Plugins

Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP)

The best plugin to add related content at the end WordPress single posts and pages is none other than YARPP. Related posts with thumbnails (featured images) will be displayed at the end of content in order to engage visitors. Along with Posts and pages, you can also add related posts for custom post types. You can fully control the look and design of related posts as well as you can display related posts in feeds.

WordPess 23 Related posts Plugin

It is another handy plugin for WordPress bloggers that quickly increases user engagement on your blog. It is developed by zementa and tracks all statistics including clicks, CTR, page views etc. of related Posts.  You can also select different layout of related articles for desktop/Tablet viewers and mobile phone viewers.

 

Nrelate Related Content Plugin

It is a well-known related posts plugin for WordPress with a lot of layout styles of popular WordPress blogs. You can choose relate post widget style like Treadland, Huffington post style, Link within Style, Bloginity style etc. You can also place advertisements in WordPress related posts using this plugin. Colorful text related posts (engadget style) are also becoming popular for WordPress blogs. That related posts widget can also be added to sidebar of WordPress blogs using this plugin.

Contextual Related Posts

This plugin allow WordPress users to display related posts at the end of single posts as well as in feeds. It supports custom post types, CSS styling, HTML before and after related posts area, widgets, caching etc. You can place related posts widget anywhere in WordPress blog template by using a single line PHP code. You may also choose custom thumbnail size for related entries.

 

WPTumbie

This plugin displays related posts in WordPress themes with a stylish layout in the form of list. Image thumbnails of posts provides a better user experience and you may also customize the thumbnail size, titles of posts, number of posts to show etc. A lot of other options will enable you to style the layout of related posts.

So, which Related Posts plugin you like the most?

Share with Friends