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Top 20 WordPress Plugins You've Never Heard Of


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My WordCamp Boston Ignite presentation on the top 20 WordPress plugins you've never heard of

My WordCamp Boston Ignite presentation on the top 20 WordPress plugins you've never heard of

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  • 1. Top 20 WordPress Plugins You’ve Never Heard Of Brad Williams
  • 2. WP Hide Dashboard Any subscriber who logs in will only have access to the Edit Profile screen Everything else is hidden and thus less confusing
  • 3. Simply Show IDs Simply shows the ID of posts, pages, media, links, categories, tags, and users
  • 4. Category Order Drag and drop categories in any order you want Sets the order when using wp_list_categories()
  • 5. WordPress Reset
    • Resets WordPress back to defaults
    • Deletes all content and customizations
    • Does not modify files, only a database reset
  • 6. Search Regex Easy find and replace plugin for your content, titles, comments, etc
  • 7. Twitter Hash Tag Widget Add a widget displaying tweets from any hash tag
  • 8. External Links Force all external links to open in a new window Add rel=nofollow to all external links Add an icon to all external links
  • 9. WP Manage Plugins
    • Disable the ability to upgrade individual plugins
    • Hide individual plugin updates all together
    • Can also hide the Plugin admin page
  • 10. WP Tuner
    • Analyzes web site to determine load time issues
    • Determines if any plugins are slow thus causing load time problems
    • Counts queries ran and load times
    • Great for large sites with a lot of plugins installed.
  • 11. NextGen Public Uploader Easily add a front-end uploader to any NextGen Gallery Minimum allowed user role can be set Images must be approved before showing live in a gallery
  • 12. WP Breather Allows you to take a breather during an insanely fast Ignite presentation
  • 13. PHP Speedy Combines all plugin JavaScript files into a single JavaScript file Combines all plugin CSS files into a single CSS file Also adds compression for even faster load times! BEFORE AFTER
  • 14. WordPress File Monitor Auto email notify if any files in WordPress are modified in anyway
  • 15. Hackadelic Sliding Notes Add sliding notes to your WordPress Content Props to @r_diamond
  • 16. Login Lockdown
  • 17. Post Google Map Easily add addresses to your posts/pages Addresses are then plotted on a map in a widget or embedded in the post
  • 18. Shockingly Big IE6 Warning Tell IE6 users they suck in style!
  • 19. .html on Pages Add .html to the end of your page permalinks that is all…
  • 20. WP-Optimize Optimize your database tables directly in WordPress Cleans up unneeded post revisions, spam comments, etc
  • 21. CollabPress Think Basecamp inside WordPress – Coming Soon ;)
  • 22. Brad Williams [email_address] Blog: Twitter: @williamsba IRC: WDS-Brad Everywhere else: williamsba Contact