If you’re using WordPress then you are most likely taking advantage of the added flexibility it provides by using plugins. With thousands of plugins to choose from its easy to get lost in the confusion, or even worse, failing to install the ones you really need. Of course the nature of your web site is a large factor in determining what plugins you should use. Certain plugins are essential-others are optional. Lets take a look at the top five WordPress plugins I think are essential for a quality website.