I prefer the floating format provided by this particular AddThis plugin. The responsive layout places the follow and share at the bottom when viewed in a narrow browser. For an alternative social plugin, try the fast loading Social Media Feather plugin.read more
WordPress has evolved. Once the bloggers platform of choice, WordPress has become the website platform of choice. WordPress powers over half of the top million websites (March 2014).
With over 30,000 free plugins, you can do almost anything. I recommend about 50 plugins and I usually install about a dozen WordPress plugins by default. Read more about WordPress website security, protection, prevention.
There are thousands of Themes available for free and premium. I recommend these Themes & theme markets.
I’ve expanded my recommendations to the Premium WordPress market which has exploded over the last few years to provide some quality standalone products and worthwhile upgrades.
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If you can’t find the font family you want from regular web fonts or google fonts, then this plugin allows you to upload a font from your computer, to display on your website. You select various rules to show the font. Nifty!read more
I prefer slider but can show thumbnail grid. Works for widgets and provides a shortcode for placing in pages / posts.read more
This is the big list of icons automatically kept up to date. For a smaller list try Genericon’d.read more
Basic icons to make text look more eye catching. For a larger set of icons try Better Font Awesome.read more
Make it easy on yourself and use this plugin to visually edit content in a widget without knowing HTML.read more
This is plugin is an updated and supported fork of an earlier version, which I had published here. Consider this plugin together with a few others I recommend for website security and protection.read more
To combine the features of this plugin with others like Hyper Cache plugin, Far Future Expiry Header plugin, I recommend WP Fastest Cache.read more
Warning: Version 0.9.5 Broken 🙁 36 people say it’s broken. (2016-09-27) WordPress Plugin Name: Plugin Author: WordPress profile: Contributors: Version: Last updated: () Compatibility (latest version): (of votes) Tested up to (WP version): WP Download count: Rating: (out of 5) Description | FAQ | Latest Change | Tags | + Jason’s comments Description FAQ Latest Change log entry: Tags: + Jason’s Comments Warning: Version 0.9.5 is Broken 🙁 36 people say it’s broken. (2016-09-27) W3 Total Cache plug-in has multiple caching & optimizing functions, including the specialized features several other plugins. For this reason it is incompatible with Falcon Engine by Wordfence, Hyper-cache plugin, Far Future Expiry Header plugin and Better WordPress Minify, which need to be disabled first. An alternative plugin is WP Fastest Cache. Combine with EWWW image optimizer, database cleanup using WP-Optimize plugin and backup with BackWPup plugin.read more
An SSL certificate for your domain will guarantee the authenticity of your site for your website visitors and will secure the communication between the server and the customer browser. Secure your site with a personal SSL certificate issued to your domain name. If you accept sensitive data from your site visitors, using SSL (HTTPS) is the right way to protect your customers/visitors data.read more
Over half of all websites using Content Management System have chosen the WordPress platform to manage content & publish on the web. According to one source: 51.5% of the websites use none of the content management systems they monitor. While WordPress is used by 29.0% of all the websites they monitor, a content management system market share of 59.9%.read more
Themify Landing Theme – 23 Pre-designed Layouts Looking to get more subscribers? Social media followers? Or just increase traffic to your site? Whatever your objective may be, Landing theme can help you design an effective landing page to increase your site conversion. It comes with Themify’s drag & drop Builder which includes all the tools you’ll ever need to make beautiful landing pages. Each page can have different header design by choosing from various header design options. To make it easier for you, the theme also includes 23 beautiful layouts which you can easily import to your site. What I like best is the theme option panel and customization details. Without knowing any code I can change pretty much anything. Very intuitive once you get use to what’s there. What I don’t like so much is there are too many options. The average user might feel overwhelmed with so manyread more
This plug-in is the full cache version and now includes the features of the simpler Lite cache plugin. You could combine the features of this plugin with others like Far Future Expiry Header plugin and Better WordPress Minify. However, I recommend all in one plugins like WP Fastest Cache.read more
This plug-in is a lite version to reduce server load and easier to setup. The full Hyper Cache plugin now includes the functions of this Lite cache plugin.read more
This plug-in modifies a special access file to inform web browsers to use their previously loaded images and files, to speed up page loading. Google Page Speed acknowledges the browser cache reminder as a faster method. Made by Tips and Tricks who have some pretty nifty premium plug-ins.read more