WordPress Plugins A-Z #168

WordPress Plugins A-Z #168

It’s episode 168 and we’ve got plugins for Disabling Users, Heartbleed, Child Theme Creation and Category Twitter Publishing. All coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!
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Self Promotion

While we do enjoy bringing you the show week after week, we also make our living with WordPress and related promotional services. With that, we do ask for a moment of your time for some self promotion. If you find these promotions of value, please share them with friends and colleagues.

Promotions from John Overall:
Has your  WordPress site broken or do you have a question or two about its functionality, or have your recieved the white screen of death. This may be time for some Emergency WordPress Support contact me at WPPro.ca/help or give me a quick call at 818-850-7729.


Promotions from Marcus Couch:

My newly created Membership Coach program is your go-to resource for all the Training, Advice, and Support needed to Develop and Grow a Profitable Membership Site. Be sure to head over to MembershipCoach.com and get on the waiting list for the first sessions, launching soon. You can also follow @membershipcoach on twitter to get the latest release dates and news. Signups are now active and Pre-Launch Enrollment is open!

WordPress News
CoSchedule, the editorial workflow and activity scheduling plugin, has secured $500K in a Series A round of funding. Reviewed as a viable alternative to Edit Flow. CoSchedule will use the money to hire more employees, increase their marketing budget, and increase the speed of development so new features reach users faster.

Listener Feedback

WordPress Plugin Reviews From John Overall

[plugin_name src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”]

Download [plugin_name src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”]
[plugin_name src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”] Overview:
Well as we know WordPress is that is does auto updates and is always showing the updates available for your plugins. This plugin will make the disabling of updates simple as well as making it easy to disable teh updates page remove the core version and disable the automatic background updates. This can be very useful if you need to keep someone frome doing any updates.
Rating: 3 out of 5


[plugin_name src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”]

Download [plugin_name src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”]
[plugin_name src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”] Overview:
Well everyone has heard by now about the heartbleed bug. This is a simple way to check your site and see if it passes. Install it and turn on and look for the logo on your front page with a quick pass or fail.

Rating: 3 out of 5


[plugin_name src=”child-theme-wizard”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”child-theme-wizard”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”child-theme-wizard”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”child-theme-wizard”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”child-theme-wizard”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”child-theme-wizard”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”child-theme-wizard”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”child-theme-wizard”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”child-theme-wizard”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”child-theme-wizard”]

Download [plugin_name src=”child-theme-wizard”]
[plugin_name src=”child-theme-wizard”] Overview:
Looking for an easy way to get your child theme started something that will auto create your starter functions and css file. It is a quick way to get started on a child theme. It allows you to create a child theme from any theme you already have installed. A great way to start on a child theme if you do not have one.

Rating: 4 out of 5


WordPress Plugin Reviews From Marcus Couch

[plugin_name src=”disable-user”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”disable-user”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”disable-user”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”disable-user”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”disable-user”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”disable-user”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”disable-user”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”disable-user”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”disable-user”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”disable-user”]

Download [plugin_name src=”disable-user”]
[plugin_name src=”disable-user”] Overview:
Sometimes you just want to disable any user without having to delete the account permanently. This plugin allows you to disable any user from logging in. You can always re-enable them. When a disabled user logs on, the error message on wordpress login page will pop up stating the account is being disabled.

Rating: 4 out of 5


[plugin_name src=”publish-to-twitter”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”publish-to-twitter”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”publish-to-twitter”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”publish-to-twitter”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”publish-to-twitter”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”publish-to-twitter”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”publish-to-twitter”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”publish-to-twitter”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”publish-to-twitter”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”publish-to-twitter”]

Download [plugin_name src=”publish-to-twitter”]
[plugin_name src=”publish-to-twitter”] Overview:
This plugin in from the folks over at 10up. It simply gives you the ability to send your posts to Twitter to different Twitter accounts, all based on what category the post is assigned to.

Rating: 5 out of 5


[plugin_name src=”tidio-live-chat”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”tidio-live-chat”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”tidio-live-chat”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”tidio-live-chat”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”tidio-live-chat”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”tidio-live-chat”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”tidio-live-chat”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”tidio-live-chat”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”tidio-live-chat”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”tidio-live-chat”]

Download [plugin_name src=”tidio-live-chat”]
[plugin_name src=”tidio-live-chat”] Overview:
We are pleased to present you with Tidio Live Chat – amazingly easy to use live chat, thanks to which it won’t be hard for you to:

• See who visits your website (which browser they use, and what country they are from)
• Talk to the users of your website
• Adjust the chat’s color scheme to your website
• Edit the operator’s info and upload a thumbnail
• Set up automated messages sent to users after a website activity

Rating: 5 out of 5


Plugins Overview:
John’s Plugins: [plugin_name src=”stops-core-theme-and-plugin-updates”] – 3, [plugin_name src=”heartbleed-bug-floating-tab”] – 3, [plugin_name src=”child-theme-wizard”] – 4
Marcus’ Plugins: [plugin_name src=”disable-user”] – 4, [plugin_name src=”publish-to-twitter”] – 3, [plugin_name src=”tidio-live-chat”] – 5

Support WP Plugins A to Z


With over 25% of the websites on the web being run by WordPress. It has of course become the largest target for hackers and scammers. And as great as it is, once in a while you will have trouble and be in need of some Emergency WordPress Support and when you face that trouble I am there to help you solve it.
Getting you back up and running as quickly as possible is my job and when you need that Emergency WordPress Support you can reach me at 818-850-7729, send an email to john@wppro.ca or go to http://WPPro.ca/Emergency for fast efficient support for your WordPress website and don’t send any more time than necessary offline.




My newly created Membership Coach program is your go-to resource for all the Training, Advice, and Support needed to Develop and Grow a Profitable Membership Site. Be sure to head over to MembershipCoach.com and get on the waiting list for the first sessions, launching soon. You can also follow @membershipcoach on twitter to get the latest release dates and news. Signups are now active and Pre-Launch Enrollment is open!

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John can be contacted at:
Website: http://www.johnoverall.com/
WordPress Emergency Support: http://wppro.ca/wpemergency
Email: john@wppro.ca

Marcus can be contacted at:
Website: Marcus Couch Home Page
Website: Daily Plugin
Twitter: @marcuscouch

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