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5. automatic scheduling of backing up, optimizing and repairing of database. One of it’s mostimpressive feature is it’s ability to email the entire WordPress database so you can save abackup. By the way, keep your backups in your gmail account on their server. There’s no pointin backing up your data base on you own computer and then losing that backup if your hard drivedies.WP-PageNavi – Those “Older Posts” and “Newer Posts” links are boring. With WP-PaveNaviyou can get page buttons so users can go directly to whichever page they want. Plus they look alot better than plain little links.WP Super Cache – This WordPress plugin is a must-have free plugin for two reasons. First, itmakes your pages load much faster. Second, since it stores static versions of your site, it requiresmuch less CPU processing than using WordPress all by itself and enhances your visitors’experience.WP Widget Cache – Cache the output of your blog widgets. Usually it will significantly reducethe SQL queries to your database and speed up your site.