My Toolbox and Work Setup

Top Tools that I use daily

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Abralytics is a handy Google Analytics alternative that doesn’t compromise visitor privacy for data. Comes with a great UI, White Label support, small javascript and an even better 24x7 support.

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Stackable is a multipurpose WordPress Block editor plugin made for all types of needs. Build fast professional-looking websites with Stackable’s lightweight, and feature-packed blocks.

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Linksy is a powerful internal linking plugin for WordPress that allows you to scan the whole site for links and make the most of internal links with Machine Learning and AI. One of the best out there.

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Novashare is a lightweight social sharing plugin developed from the ground up with a performance-focused approach for Google Core Web Vitals.

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All-in-one solution for Internal Link Building. Automation, keyword linking, broken backlink checker and more. A must-have for bloggers and SEO freaks.

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Astra Growth Bundle

Astra Growth Bundle gives you access to all Astra Pro features, 230+ Starter Templates, the WP Portfolio plugin, Ultimate Addons for Beaver Builder, Ultimate Addons for Elementor, Convert Pro, Schema Pro, as well as access to all future plugins such as Spectra Pro. Growth Bundle also enables access to the SkillJet Academy - an entire library of premium courses from industry leaders, absolutely FREE.

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Shutterstock is the world's #1 royalty-free stock source offering photos, videos, music and more. Now with AI-generated photos and content too.

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Rank Math

The BEST SEO plugin for WordPress. Rank Math is a comprehensive SEO plugin for WordPress that simplifies and enhances on-page and technical search engine optimization. It comes with everything that you need to rank your website higher. Go Premium if you can. Or use it for free.

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Marketers Delight

Marketers Delight is a Marketing-First and conversion-ready WordPress Theme for bloggers, entrepreneurs and business websites. Extend it with free to use dropins, hooks and filters. Used on this website and many more incredible websites.

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Kadence Blocks

Literally the easiest Block Editor plugin. Use Kadence Blocks to create the site of your dreams in just a couple of clicks. A little costlier than others but allows you to install it on unlimited websites. Works with every theme. Also has a lifetime deal. Highly recommended!

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Envato Elements

Download millions of Video Templates, WordPress Themes, Plugins, Photos, Graphic Templates & more! Deliver better projects faster with ready-to-use graphic, web and video templates. Easy Licensing.

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Sendfox is the email marketing tool that brought back my passion for sending emails. The most straightforward tool in the market and at the same time with a good rate of derivability. Possibly the best Email Marketing software under this budget.

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One of the finest Gutenberg/Block Editor plugins in the market. You can create almost any type of website with GenerateBlocks. Also comes with prebuilt layouts and a great customer support.

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TidyCal is the simplest way to book and schedule meetings. Use it get online appointments and generate leads.

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A lightweight WordPress performance plugin that I use to boost loading speed, unload unnecessary elements and to make UX faster. Highly recommended.

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Namecheap VPN

One of the cheapest VPNs in existence but equally reliable and comes with more than enough server locations.

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One of the most popular and functional SMTP and mailer plugins, WP Mail SMTP offers an alternate and better way to send emails from your WordPress websites. Use it to send to Newsletters, Transaction Emails and other email notifications.

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The best hosting for WordPress websites and blogs. Undoubtedly one of the fastest and most optimized. Ideal if you have a lot of visitors and want to increase conversion. I use this hosting here at this website.

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WP Rocket

The #1 premium performance and cache plugin for WordPress. It helps you optimize your site in minutes. Now with extensive CSS optimization.

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ThirstyAffiliates (TA) is much more than just a Link-Cloaker. It’s a marketing machine. Use it to boost your affiliate sales by 3X as I did.

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EWWW Image Optimizer

Accelerate your site speed and boost SEO rankings with EWWW IO by optimizing your images with a button click.

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Best WordPress Plugin for Amazon Affiliates. With AAWP — it is quick and easy to create an affiliate box or insert the product links in a WordPress post, page or custom post type.

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My favorite SEO tool for Backlink Audit and Keyword Research. Analyze sites and blow your competition away.

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Hardware Used

I use an array of hardware for different needs. At the moment, I primarily use my Macbook Air to create all sorts of content. It is fast, light and user-first.

Additionally, I have my iPad Air 11-inch that fits nicely with Apple Magic Keyboard that I use to write notes and plans on the go. The Apple Pencil is also a great tool to plan and to take handwritten notes. I use the Apple Pencil to create diagrams that I use here and there in the blog articles.

My Apple ecosystem is totally complete with an iPhone and the AirPods Pro.

In other systems, I use the Mi Notebook now and often for Windows-related needs. I also play on an Xbox Series S and a 27-inch 4K screen. I also have an HP's 21.5 inch monitor used mostly for web development needs.

Software and Apps Used

  1. Sublime Text – for jotting down notes, web development works. Free
  2. Google Docs and Chat – to handle documents created by my team. Free
  3. SEMrush – for Backlink Audit and Keyword Research. Paid
  4. Alfred for increased automation, text snippets and more. Paid
  5. Google Chrome as the default browser. Free
  6. CleanShot X to capture and annotate screenshots. Paid
  7. Filezilla for FTP. Free
  8. Pixelmator Pro – for image editing needs. Paid

WordPress Plugins

  1. Dynamic Month & Year into Posts to show an auto-updating month, year and dates in content and meta. Free
  2. Jetpack for many things; and stats.
  3. WP Rocket for performance (Read the tutorial) Paid
  4. Rank Math SEO Pro for SEO. Better than Yoast. Better than anything else. Freemium
  5. TablePress for complex data tables. Free
  6. GenerateBlocks Premium for literally everything that is not normal content. Freemium
  7. Code Snippets for useful on-need PHP functions and content shortcodes. Freemium
  8. Advanced Custom Fields – a total lifesaver. Free
  9. AAWP for Amazon Affiliates. Paid
  10. HTML Forms Premium to create forms and newsletter boxes. Incredible plugin. Freemium
  11. Tangible Loops & Logic for inserting posts everywhere and creating dynamic lists. Free

Here Freemium means that I have paid for this plugin, but a free version is available as well.

See the list of all the plugins I have installed on

Plugins ‹ Gaurav Tiwari — WordPress 2023 07 002832

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