The following Plugins is always added to any WordPress Installation done by me. they are helpful, and makes things easier
1 – All in One SEO Pack
Optimizes your WordPress blog for Search Engines, you don’t have to configure anything, just install and it will start working
2 – Google XML Sitemaps
This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing and Ask.com to better index your blog.
3 – Akismet
Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from comment and trackback spam. It keeps your site protected from spam even while you sleep. it installed by default, you have to configure it to get it to work.
4 – Contact Form 7
Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on.
5 -WordPress.com Stats
Once it’s running it’ll begin collecting information about your page views, which posts and pages are the most popular, where your traffic is coming from, and what people click on when they leave. It’ll also add a link to your dashboard which allows you to see all your stats on a single page.