Category: WP Plugins

10 Plugins to Supercharge WordPress Comments

Commenting is built right into WordPress – which is great. But utilizing the default setup is an invitation to a big old mess. Annoyances such as spam and the potential for abuse can make a blogger seriously consider closing off comments altogether. It’s understandable, but far from hopeless. There are a number of ...

8 WordPress Plugins for Providing Customer Support

Whether you’re a web designer serving various clients or a developer who offers products, utilizing your website for customer support makes a lot of sense. It provides users with a way to both help themselves and receive help directly from you. Plus, it can serve as a means to organize support requests in a neat and ...

WordPress Tips & Plugins for Those “Oh $#!%” Moments

It’s happened to all of us at one time or another. We work hard to build a website that is nearly flawless (in our eyes, anyway) and then a client comes along with a “suggestion” that blows it all to bits. Then, there are those times when we ourselves make a boneheaded mistake that means we’re going to have to ...

Top WordPress Directory Themes vs Plugins: Weighing the Pros and Cons

It used to be that if you wanted to create a web directory you had to invest a lot of time and money into a custom designed website built from the ground up. Not to mention the cost to maintain and upgrade your website as your directory grew. And if you had no prior experience in web development, chances are you had to...

8 WordPress Plugins to Support Activism

When we think about the impact that WordPress has had on the web, one area that often comes up is their goal to spread the democratization of publishing. I think it would be fair to say that they’ve done a great job of it. Just about anyone with internet access can create a blog and publish anything they’d like. Th...

Skyrocketing WordPress Speed: The Ultimate Guide To WP Fastest Cache

WP Fastest Cache is a versatile plugin that helps decrease the page load time of your website by creating quickly rendered HTML files that are stored and accessed by subsequent visitors. Since a WordPress website is rendered through PHP and MySQL it requires RAM and CPU usage each time the page is requested from the se...

Extend Your WP Functionality with The Best WordPress Plugins for 2018

There are some things that are frustrating for a web designer. One of these is attempting to satisfy a client’s specific need and not having the right tools to do so easily. A quick check of these Best WordPress Plugins for 2018 will reveal some areas where you might need help. Maybe, you’ve faced this prob...

Dealing With Outdated WordPress Plugins

WordPress has been around for nearly a decade and a half. While that’s a pretty good run in terms of longevity, it also means that there are probably some websites still around from its earlier days. Personally, I’ve been working with WP for about nine of those years. And I’m finding a common problem among some o...

10 WordPress Plugins for Email Marketing Management

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 enticing people to opt-in to your mailing list. WordPress is an ideal ...

10 Lesser-Known & Niche WordPress SEO Plugins

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 plugins may focus on overall SEO, while others home in on just one asp...