Ryan king wp-plugin-presentation

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Ryan king wp-plugin-presentation

  1. 1. MY RECENT FAVORITE PLUGINS RYAN KING @ryancanhelpyou
  2. 2. 5 plugins
  3. 3. 5 minutes
  4. 4. but first…
  5. 5. what makes a good plugin?
  6. 6. CRITERIA: • WP coding conventions / standards • Well designed / intuitive usability • High rating • Maintained (recently updated and has respected and/or several authors) • WP.org vs private plugins • Does not duplicate abilities already built into WP core • Free and/or cheap preferably
  7. 7. …and in no particular order:
  8. 8. 1
  9. 9. https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-nested-pages/
  10. 10. 2
  11. 11. https://wordpress.org/plugins/ninja-forms/ ALTERNATIVES: Contact Form 7 Gravity Forms JetPack Forms
  12. 12. 3
  13. 13. https://wordpress.org/plugins/enable-media-replace/
  14. 14. 4
  15. 15. https://wordpress.org/plugins/backwpup/ ALTERNATIVES: Dropmysite VaultPress Managed Hosting
  16. 16. 5
  17. 17. https://wordpress.org/plugins/wpcore/
  18. 18. But what about plugins not hosted on WordPress.org?
  19. 19. Google it. MY 3-STEP PROCESS: www.wptavern.com/category/plugins 1 www.tidyrepo.com 2 3
  20. 20. TEST ENVIRONMENT: 1 Setup blank WP install to test new plugins 2 Import content from Theme Unit Test http://codex.wordpress.org/Theme_Unit_Test
  21. 21. THANK YOU RYAN KING @ryancanhelpyou

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