Archive for the ‘WP Plugins’ Category

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...

10 Ultra-Useful Free WordPress Widget Plugins

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The ability to utilize sidebar Widgets brings an added layer of convenience and functionality to WordPress. They can provide a wide range of functions that help users find their way around, share your content and gain useful information. Beyond that, t...

10 WordPress Plugins to Improve Multi-Author Websites

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WordPress is a natural fit for multi-author websites. Its ability to assign User Roles and Capabilities makes it easy to gather content from any number of authors – no matter where they’re located. Depending on your specific needs, you may want to ...

The Quest for a Seamless WordPress Experience

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I work with WordPress on a daily basis. Whether it’s design, theme development, customization or performing maintenance – the open source CMS makes up the vast majority of my workload. Over the years, I’ve really come to love the flexibility and ...

10 Free WordPress Plugins for Adding and Extending Maps

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Adding basic maps to your WordPress website is a breeze. With Google Maps, you’re able to copy and paste the provided embed code into your page or post using the WordPress HTML Editor. But if you want to add some more advanced functionality, you can ...

10 Free WordPress Plugins for Extending BuddyPress and bbPress

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BuddyPress is a powerful, free plugin that adds community features to your WordPress website. Install it on your site and you’ll have access to handy features like activity streams, user profiles, notifications, groups and private messaging. But that...

Free WordPress Plugins for Adding jQuery Goodness to Your Site

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jQuery is an incredibly popular JavaScript library – and for good reason. It’s powerful, fast and is supported by a multitude of web browsers. In fact, WordPress comes bundled with a version of jQuery to provide functionality and allow developers a...

10 Free Plugins for Adding Animation Effects to WordPress

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Special effects such as smooth scrolling, page transitions or CSS animations can add some welcome personality to your WordPress website. Use them to call attention to important information, enhance UX and take your designs up a notch. Here are some fre...