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WordPress Plugin Reviews @ TECH INFO ON THIS SITE
404 Redirected 1.3.2
A smart 404 redirection plugin that provides the ability to log incoming 404 URLs in real time, automatically redirect visitors to most relevant content, and provides page suggestions when relevant content can not be found. Admins can also manually add redirects to system and control automatic deletion of old redirects when they are no longer being used.
(Weberz Hosting) http://www.weberz.com/plugins/404-redirected/
Advanced Text Widget 2.0.4
Text widget that has extensive conditional options to display content on pages, posts, specific categories etc. It supports regular HTML as well as PHP code.
(Max Chirkov) http://simplerealtytheme.com/plugins/atw-pro/
Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from comment and trackback spam. It keeps your site protected from spam even while you sleep. To get started: 1) Click the "Activate" link to the left of this description, 2) Sign up for an Akismet API key, and 3) Go to your Akismet configuration page, and save your API key.
Artiss Plugins List 2.2.2
Displays a list of the active plugins
(David Artiss) http://www.artiss.co.uk/plugins-list
This allows users to easily add colored information boxes to the top of any post or page.
(Alison Barrett) http://alisothegeek.com/wordpress-plugins/colorboxes/
CSV Importer 0.3.7
Import data as posts from a CSV file. You can reach the author at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Customize Meta Widget 0.2
Add or remove links from meta widget, especially sometimes annoying link to wordpress.org.
Fast Secure Contact Form 184.108.40.206
Fast Secure Contact Form for WordPress. The contact form lets your visitors send you a quick E-mail message. Super customizable with a multi-form feature, optional extra fields, and an option to redirect visitors to any URL after the message is sent. Includes CAPTCHA and Akismet support to block all common spammer tactics. Spam is no longer a problem. Settings | Donate
(Mike Challis) http://www.FastSecureContactForm.com/
FD Footnotes 1.3
Elegant and easy to use footnotes
(John Watson) http://flagrantdisregard.com/footnotes-plugin
Allows the correct microformat content to be easily added for recipes.
(Dave Doolin) http://tinobox.com/wordpress/hrecipe
ICS Calendar v1.6.8
A plugin for importing multiple (or one) ICS files from Google, Outlook or iCal into a blog page as an event list or an ajax calendar.
(Daniel Olfelt) http://www.fullimpact.net/ics-calendar.php
My Category Order 3.3.2
My Category Order allows you to set the order in which categories will appear in the sidebar. Uses a drag and drop interface for ordering. Adds a widget with additional options for easy installation on widgetized themes.
(Andrew Charlton) http://www.geekyweekly.com/mycategoryorder
Page Links To 2.8
Allows you to point WordPress pages or posts to a URL of your choosing. Good for setting up navigational links to non-WP sections of your site or to off-site resources.
(Mark Jaquith) http://txfx.net/wordpress-plugins/page-links-to/
Post Snippets 2.2.3
Build a library with snippets of HTML, PHP code or reoccurring text that you often use in your posts. Variables to replace parts of the snippet on insert can be used. The snippets can be inserted as-is or as shortcodes.
(Johan Steen) http://johansteen.se/code/post-snippets/
Quizzin lets you add quizzes to your blog. This plugin is designed to be as easy to use as possible. Quizzes, questions and answers can be added from the admin side. This will appear in your post if you add a small HTML snippet in your post.
(Binny V A) http://www.bin-co.com/tools/wordpress/plugins/quizzin/
Quotes Collection 1.5.9
Quotes Collection plugin with Ajax powered Random Quote sidebar widget helps you collect and display your favourite quotes on your WordPress blog.
(Srini G) http://srinig.com/wordpress/plugins/quotes-collection/
Review Ratings (shortcodes & buttons) 1.5.3
Simple plugin which adds
[relatedratings=5] shortcodes and visual editor buttons for inserting book and movie ratings.
(Joen Asmussen) http://noscope.com/?p=3122
Let your visitors share a post/page with others. Supports e-mail and posting to social bookmarking sites. Configuration options are here. Questions on configuration, etc.? Make sure to read the README.
(Kalpak Shah@ShareThis) http://sharethis.com
SI CAPTCHA Anti-Spam 220.127.116.11
Adds CAPTCHA anti-spam methods to WordPress forms for comments, registration, lost password, login, or all. This prevents spam from automated bots. WP, WPMU, and BuddyPress compatible. Settings | Donate
(Mike Challis) http://www.642weather.com/weather/scripts-wordpress-captcha.php
Simply Exclude 2.0.6
Provides an interface to selectively exclude/include all Taxonomies, Post Types and Users from the 4 actions used by WordPress. is_front, is_archive, is_search, is_feed. Also provides access to some of the common widgets user like tag cloud and categories listings.
(Paul Menard) http://www.codehooligans.com/projects/wordpress/simply-exclude/
Smart Youtube PRO 4.2.0
Insert YouTube videos in posts, comments and RSS feeds with ease and full customization.
(Vladimir Prelovac) http://www.prelovac.com/vladimir/wordpress-plugins/smart-youtube
Broadcast newly published posts and pull in discussions using integrations with Twitter and Facebook. Brought to you by MailChimp.
(Crowd Favorite) http://mailchimp.com/social-plugin-for-wordpress/
The Holy Scripturizer 1.8.3
Automatically converts Bible references into hyperlinks pointed to major online Bible sites.
(Dean Peters, ported by Glen Davis, updated by Laurence O'Donnell (v1.5-1.7) & Peter V Cook (v1.8)) http://scripturizer.wordpress.com
Twitter Tools 3.0.3
An integration between your WordPress site and Twitter. Create posts from your tweets. Show your tweets in your sidebar. Relies on Social.
(Crowd Favorite) http://crowdfavorite.com/wordpress/plugins/twitter-tools/
WordPress Mobile Pack 1.2.5
The WordPress Mobile Pack is a complete toolkit to help mobilize your WordPress site and blog. It includes a mobile switcher, filtered widgets, and content adaptation for mobile device characteristics. Activating this plugin will also install a selection of mobile themes by ribot, a top UK mobile design team, and Forum Nokia. These adapt to different families of devices, such as Nokia and WebKit browsers (including Android, iPhone and Palm). If enabled, your site will be listed on mpexo, a directory of mobile-friendly blogs. Also check out the documentation and the forums. If you like the plugin, please rate us on the WordPress directory. And if you don't, let us know how we can improve it!
(James Pearce & friends) http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-mobile-pack/
Adds an AJAX poll system to your WordPress blog. You can easily include a poll into your WordPress's blog post/page. WP-Polls is extremely customizable via templates and css styles and there are tons of options for you to choose to ensure that WP-Polls runs the way you wanted. It now supports multiple selection of answers.
(Lester 'GaMerZ' Chan) http://lesterchan.net/portfolio/programming/php/