Archive for the ‘WP Plugins’ Category

Top 10 Free Responsive WordPress Slider Plugins

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The use of sliders may be ubiquitous, but how people use them is changing. While many still use the all-encompassing slider front-and-center on their home page, others are finding niche uses like dynamically showcasing products or blog content. When it...

10 WordPress Plugins to Supercharge Advanced Custom Fields

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I have to admit – I have a bit of a dev-crush on Advanced Custom Fields (ACF). The popular WordPress plugin allows you to build some incredibly powerful and user-friendly customizations. It takes WP’s already built-in ability to use custom fields a...

10 WordPress Plugins for Email Marketing Management

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Email marketing should be one of the key components of your customer retention strategy. Engaging in regular communication will keep subscribers informed about your latest news and promotions. So it’s vitally important that your website focuses on en...

10 Lesser-Known & Niche WordPress SEO Plugins

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WordPress as a platform is pretty effective when it comes to SEO. And, while there are a couple of really well-known plugins to help optimize your site (I’m pointing at you and you), there are many more under-the-radar options to choose from. Some pl...

8 Free WordPress Maintenance and “Coming Soon” Plugins

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When you run a website you’ll inevitably have maintenance and downtime. This can be server issues or work being done on the site like changing a theme or testing new plugins. Some developers create sandboxes for testing but once you go live it...

Simple Tools and Tips to Help You Speed Up WordPress

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Websites running WordPress can slow down for any number of reasons. It could be anything from bloated code, a rogue plugin or poor hosting performance. Figuring out what’s slowing you down is hard enough. Harder still is that some methods for increas...

WordPress Plugins to Improve Website Accessibility

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WordPress provides you with a decent head start when it comes to creating accessible websites. For example, recent default themes like Twenty Seventeen are already built with accessibility in mind. But that doesn’t mean that your work is done. There ...

10 Powerful Plugins for Integrating Social Media into WordPress

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These days, no website should go without at least some basic social media integration. If you’re a content creator, then enabling readers to share content across various services is a must. But you can also go beyond just the basic share buttons. You...

10 Plugins for Customizing the WordPress Admin

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The WordPress administration area (aka the Dashboard) can be customized in a number of ways. Menu items can be added, hidden or rearranged. Access to settings can be set for specific user roles. Custom widgets can be added to help guide or pass importa...

10 WordPress Plugins for Importing and Exporting Data

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Data portability is something that we don’t often think about until we need it. This is especially so with WordPress. Our posts, users, eCommerce orders, etc. live happily in a database. But when we want to access and take that information with us (a...