Successfully reported this slideshow.
Your SlideShare is downloading. ×

WordCamp Miami 2015 beginner course plugins

Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Upcoming SlideShare
WordPress REST API
WordPress REST API
Loading in …3
×

Check these out next

1 of 17 Ad
Advertisement

More Related Content

Slideshows for you (17)

Similar to WordCamp Miami 2015 beginner course plugins (20)

Advertisement

Recently uploaded (20)

WordCamp Miami 2015 beginner course plugins

  1. 1. @salig #WCMIA www.soflaweb.com WordPress Plugins #WCMIA
  2. 2. Plugins add Functionality @salig / #WCMIA
  3. 3. Where to Find Plugins @salig / #WCMIA • WordPress Repository https://wordpress.org/plugins/ • Custom Plugin Developers • Gravity Forms http://www.gravityforms.com/ • Pippens Plugins https://pippinsplugins.com/ • DeliciousBrains https://deliciousbrains.com/
  4. 4. How to Choose the Right Plugin @salig / #WCMIA
  5. 5. How to Choose the Right Plugin @salig / #WCMIA • What type of rating does it have? • How many downloads does it have? • How long has it been since it was updated? • Compatible with the latest version of WordPress? • How well is it supported? • Author's credibility.
  6. 6. How Many Plugins are Too Many? @salig / #WCMIA t the number of plugins, it is how well they are coded that m
  7. 7. Plugin Categories @salig / #WCMIA • Security (very simple) • Limit Login Attempts • Force Strong Passwords
  8. 8. Plugin Categories @salig / #WCMIA • SEO - Search Engine Optimization • WordPress SEO by Yoast
  9. 9. Plugin Categories @salig / #WCMIA • Google Analytics • Google Analyticator • Google Analytics by Yoast
  10. 10. Plugin Categories @salig / #WCMIA • Form builders • Gravity Forms (Premium) • Contact Form 7
  11. 11. Plugin Categories @salig / #WCMIA • Development • WP Example Content • Redirection
  12. 12. Plugin Categories @salig / #WCMIA • Social Sharing • Jetpack - Sharing • Shareaholic • Sharebar
  13. 13. Plugin Categories @salig / #WCMIA • Miscellaneous • Duplicate Post • Q&A FAQ and Knowledgebase for WordPress
  14. 14. Installing Plugins @salig / #WCMIA
  15. 15. Installing Plugins @salig / #WCMIA https://www.siteground.com/tutorials/wordpress/wordpress_plugins.htm Install Help
  16. 16. Installing Plugins @salig / #WCMIA • From the WordPress Repository (via dashboard) • From a Zip File • Via FTP
  17. 17. @salig #WCMIA www.soflaweb.com WordPress Plugins #WCMIA

Editor's Notes

  • Plugins add functionality outside of the design
    (Themes should focus on design)
    Plugins can be as simple as just adding a button on your site to a complete transformation of WordPress into a social platform (BuddyPress) or forum application(BBPress).
  • WordPress repository has over 37,000 plugins.
    Many free and well supported.
  • Evaluate Carefully
  • Plugins should have a good track record.
  • WPBeginner runs 53
    Pippinsplugins runs 81
    WordPress.com is running hundreds of plugins
  • Delete your create a new Admin user and delete Admin
  • Lots of configurations and the most popular by far +million installs
  • Lots of configurations and the most popular by far +million installs
  • Contact Form 7 (free +million installs)
  • Install Duplicate Posts via the WordPress admin
    Install Gravity Forms from a zip file

×