WordPress Plugins

One of our most popular categories, you’ll find everything to do with WordPress plugins here. Most often you’ll find us reviewing free plugins and keeping people up to date with the latest trends. But we also occasionally review premium plugins if we think our readers might be interested. We’ll also do more comprehensive posts such as
Top 100 WordPress Plugins
. Our reviews consist of posts such as 10 Instagram Plugins for WordPress, Top 5 Forum Plugins for WordPress, Best Font Plugins for WordPress, Top 10 WordPress Plugins for Front End Posting, Editing, and Uploading, and many, many more.

Securing Your WordPress site: Wordfence Security Review

Chances are, you’re here because you love WordPress, and you love the idea of protecting your site that you worked on so tirelessly. There are a lot of plugins out there to secure your site, but there’s one that’s often overlooked, and perhaps shouldn’t be.

Boasting a feature-packed plugin to stop hackers in their tracks, it’s consistently being updated to help protect against newer threats. It’s Wordfence Security.

Is overlooking the Wordfence Security plugin justified?

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Creating Beautiful and Effective Landing Pages With WordPress

Third-party providers like Lead Pages and UnBounce offer a no-tech option for countless landing and sales page configurations. But you’re a WordPress savvy developer, you should be able to guide your clients through a landing page solution.

Today we’re going to look at resources, themes, and plugins you can use to create functional, professional looking, self-hosted sales and squeeze pages.

The Basics
It’s probably safe to bet that the overwhelming majority of WordPress developer and design clients are in business. And the entire point of creating a website presence for any business is conversion, that is, turning visitors into buyers.

Landing page

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New Plugin: Jobs & Experts, More Than Just a Jobs Board

If your WordPress site sits at the heart of any community then it will benefit from WPMU Dev’s latest plugin, Jobs & Experts. How do we know? Because it’s based on our own Jobs & Pros feature on this very website.

Jobs & Experts makes it easy to connect members of your community who have a need with members who have the expertise. Not only will this benefit the community but it will also help cement your site as the go to destination.

Let’s take a closer look at Jobs & Experts: it’s more than just a jobs board.

Jobs & Experts

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Best WordPress Video Chat Plugins – Based on Your Needs

There are many amazing video chat plugins for WordPress, but which one to choose? That’s the real question. It’s certainly a fantastic way to connect to your customers, audience, and team from around the world, all in the comfort of your own home, office, or both. I’ll show you which plugin is right for you based on how you want to interact with your clients, fans, co-workers, or employees — seeing them face to face right from your WordPress site.

Most of these plugins let you add video chats right to your site’s page so you also have the option of limiting access, or even adding video chats as a paid feature with WPMU Dev’s Membership Plugin. You’re definitely in for a whirlwind of fun with all the possibilities these plugins have to serve up.

Add Skype buttons to your WordPress site with Skype Master

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9 Plugins to Turn Your WordPress Site Into an Online Magazine

Now is the best time to build a magazine on WordPress. Seriously. All the tools are there. And WordPress is getting more feature-rich by the day. So, you have a real opportunity to create something stellar.

We’ve already covered how to set up an issues-based magazine in the past using manual coding as well as how to create a magazine cover-style homepage, so we won’t rehash old material here.

A magazine lying on a table

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Rock Your WordPress Forms With Gravity Forms Conditional Logic

Creating a contact form in WordPress can be a daunting proposition, and many forms turn out to be complicated, messy, and boring. Wouldn’t it be great if you could create a form that’s super clean, and that shows only what’s necessary for each particular user? And how cool would it be if you could wow your visitors with a dynamic effect, as different parts of the form appear, disappear, and reappear as they select various options? You can do all this with Gravity Forms conditional logic.

Conditional logic is cool.

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How to Get Notifications When Users Edit A WordPress Post

Running a multi-author blog comes with many responsibilities – managing spam registrations, reviewing posts created by different authors, keeping track of the edits made and monitoring their activity.

It can be a hectic task checking everything manually every day or even every hour. Luckily, there are plugin solutions to automate certain tasks to make them easier.

In this Weekend WordPress Project, I’ll show you how to automate one such task – dealing with multiple authors.

Receive handy notifications any time someone edits a post on your website.

Configuring Automatic Email Notifications

Receive handy notifications any time someone edits a post on your website.

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WordPress And Storyform, The Path To Better Long-form Stories?

Despite the seemingly never-ending stream of cookie-cutter WordPress themes, if you look carefully enough you can find innovation in the delivery of WordPress-based content.

Joining the Aesop Story Engine in the long-form storytelling space is Storyform, a platform for creating magazines and photo-stories that provides tight integration with WordPress.

As we’ll find out though, Storyform’s slightly different approach often results in a headstrong solution that looks great but thinks it knows best and will often override your content flow.

Feature image

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