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.

Free WordPress Accordion Menu Plugins: Expand Your Sidebar Space

Back when accordion menus came on the scene years ago, many people liked them because they were new and cool.

They were always functional, of course, but those going for an accordion menu today usually do so out of necessity. They are great space savers and can turn a cluttered, messy-looking sidebar into a clean, order navigation area in an instant.

3 Plugins to Consider
A little surprisingly, there don’t seem to be many free accordion plugins around. Maybe because they aren’t consider new and cool anymore, people aren’t looking to build them. That’s a shame. They really can be very practical.


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How to Build a Private Custom Help System for WordPress Clients

If you build or maintain WordPress sites for clients, then one of the challenges you’ve probably faced is that they often need help or reminders about how to do certain things.

To complicate that even further, you may have to build instruction pages specific to their particular site.

Of course you’re going to want finding those pages to be as easy as possible, but you probably don’t want those pages visible to the public.

These solutions below are at least a few ways you can solve those challenges.


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7 Terrific Free WordPress Tab Plugins

Tabbed sections on a website can be very convenient. They allow you to break up a lot of information and put it into one small space. Readers are less overwhelmed that way and therefore more likely to hang around and check out what you have to offer.

The easiest way to get tabbed content in WordPress is with a tabs plugin. Below we will go over the seven best plugins we found to get your content tabbed up.

Comparison Table
While there aren’t a lot of features to compare, a few of these might make a difference for you.

Who Wins?


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The Top 6 Question and Answer WordPress Plugins

The success of Q&A-style forums Yahoo! Answers, StackOverflow and Quora have spawned plenty of imitations and not surprisingly WordPress has its fair share of options.

Whether you want to create your own niched Q&A site or simply want to add the functionality to your existing site, any of these are plugins will help you get there.

The most difficult task is working out which one to choose.

Still from the 1950s tv show, Twenty Questions

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25 Must-Have Plugins for WordPress Multisite Networks

Managing a WordPress Multisite network can be a lot of work, but it doesn’t have to be if you have the right tools.

But what are the best tools for Multisite?

There’s always a lot of discussion on the WPMU DEV forums about this very topic, so I asked our support crew and developers what plugins they recommend people install on their network.

Whether you’re new to running a Multisite network or have been hosting your own network for some time, you’re sure to find many of the plugins below (in no particularly order) useful for managing your sites.


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How to Set the Default Theme for WordPress Multisite

When you create a new site in your Multisite network, a new theme will be automatically assigned. If your network is using the latest version of WordPress, the default theme will be Twenty Fourteen theme.

But what if you don’t want to use Twenty Fourteen? What if you would rather set your own default theme across your network?

In today’s Weekend WordPress Project, I’ll show you how to set your own default theme.

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5 WordPress Restaurant Menu Plugins to Whet Your Appetite

Restaurants have been around since at least the time of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, when they were called thermopolia — or literally “a place where (something) hot is sold.”

And you can be sure that even from the earliest days, the question, “What’s on the menu?” was primary in most customers’ minds.

If you’re building a restaurant website, no doubt you’re going to have to answer that age old question.

One of these five plugins below should help you do that. We go over each in detail and take a look at their pros and cons.


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7 Plugins For Easier WordPress Multisite User Management

Getting your head around how user accounts work on WordPress multisite can be a little difficult not least because at times it seems to be counter-intuitive.

In this article, I’ll walk-through how a default installation of multisite handles users across a network and look at a number of plugins that will make managing users easier and more logical for you, your site owners and the users themselves.

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5 WordPress “Tweet This” Plugins Worth Tweeting About

“A book that furnishes no quotations is no book – it is a plaything,” said English novelist Thomas Love Peacock.

Of course it’s not fair to always hold blog posts to such a standard. But if you can come up with something quote-worthy, then you make it easier for your visitors to spread your message on Twitter (where pithy quotations shine).

In this post, we’re going to be looking at some plugins that help you do just that — spread your quotations on Twitter.


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Best 5 WordPress Forum Plugins And Themes

You might for think that bbPress is the only option when it comes to creating a WordPress-based forum.

But as impressive as bbPress is – and it is impressive – there are alternatives WordPress forum solutions that, depending on your circumstances and requirements, might actually be a better option.

It’s a matter of picking the right solution for your situation.

Forum angled a la Star Wars

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