Hey guys, been a while since I posted my plugins list, I have been using these same plugins for a few months now and not only are they completely stable and cause no problems at all, they are also updated by their authors frequently especially whenever WordPress release a new update.
You will always find these plugins up to date. If you have any comments about any of the plugins below or would like to add, recommend better or similar alternative to a certain plugin, please feel free to to post it in the comments below. Enjoy.
Plugins Currently Installed On This Blog:
- All in One SEO Pack: Adds features like being able to add meta tags and keywords in each post so that way search engines have a better way of identifying your page content.
- Comment Approval Notification: Sends e-mail notification when a new user comments on your blog and their comment is approved by moderator.
- CommentLuv: Automatically inserts the latest post by any commentator by fetching a link to the post from hes own blog and pasting it into the comment he left.
- Twitterlink Comments Plugin to show a link to follow the comment author on twitter if they have entered in their username at least once in the comment form.
- Contact Form 7: Creates a contact form so that readers can contact you directly if they have any questions, you can put the form on any page you like or even within a post by a simple command line they give you.
- Defensio Anti-Spam: This is a Spam fighting plugin that is similar to Akismet but its free for both Personal use or for small businesses of up to 5 employees sending them less than 25,000 posts per month.
- Favicons: This allows you to choose any picture or gravatar you want to be displayed as a tab image for your site, for example when someone have multiple tabs open in their browser, this plugin will add a picture beside your website’s name.
- FD Feedburner Plugin: Redirects all feeds to a Feedburner feed. (Note: You might need to do a new post for changes to take effect, you can do a dummy test post then delete it, just so the links to Feedburner is activated).
- Nrelate Related Content: Lets you display related content on your website at the end of every post so that your readers might be intrested in your other posts.
- Subscribe To Comments: This adds a little check box at the bottom of the comment text area to give the commentators the ability to get an e-mail notification whenever there is a new reply or a new comment to a certain post.
- Growmap Anti Spambot Plugin: Very simple plugin that adds a client side generated checkbox to the comment form requesting that the user clicks it to prove they are not a spammer. Bots wont see it so their spam comment will be discarded.
- Google XML Sitemaps: This Plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing and Ask.com to better index your blog.
- Sharebar: Adds a dynamic bar with sharing icons (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) that changes based on browser size and page location. Its basically a floating bar on either side of the article. you can see it floating around in this post.
- Top Commenters Gravatar: Display the Gravatars of top commentators for your blog. The Gravatars are displayed as widget that can be placed anywhere within your blog.
- Twitterlink Comments: Shows a link to follow the comment author on twitter if they have entered in their username at least once in the comment form.
- Redirection: This is used when you want to manage 301 redirections or keep track of 404 errors, this is very useful when you are trying to move pages from an older website.
- ReplyMe: Send an email to the author automatically while someone reply to his/her comment.
- WordPress Popup Scheduler allows you to add a popup box to your blog. You can customize the popup to suit your blog theme and schedule it to popup as and when you like it.
If you would like to add any plugins to this list, please feel free to e-mail me or post it in the comment below, Thanks.