It’s Episode 243 and we’ve got plugins for WooCommerce Price Matching, Creating Dynamic Pages, Remote Uploads, Blab Integration, Local Content and Stock photo tools. It’s all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!
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Question from David about a popup bubble or similar to notify about new on website.
This plugin highlights new posts for your (returning) visitors. Posts that were published after the most recent visit by your visitor get a “NEW” label appended to their title. It’s a great way to help users find new content and to increase your pageviews.
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Referred to us by John Castorina
This plugin allows you to create dynamically loaded landing pages which is very useful if you have an ecommerce store and running an ad campaign on say google. Setup will require you to do a little research and planning on what you want to achieve but it looks to be very worthwhile.
What Cosmos does well is to use incomeing URL strings to change the content loaded on the page. For instance if you run a health product store and you have an ad focusing on Sports nutrition. You can use a url parameter keyword of say protein powders and when someone arrives from the ad carrying that url string the page will automatically load all the products for protean powders.
This plugin will make it easy to create the landing page you want it just take a little research and planning to get it all right but worth the time. There are lots of ways to use this plugin even if your site is all about the content.
Also look for the interview with John from Cosmos
Rating 4 dragons.
Simple Live Press
This is a great plugin if you are using Blab and if your not using it then you should. What it does is take your blab and then auto create a post for you taking the comments from the timeline in blab and turning them into comments on your post.
This allows you to create a post that is pre-populated with comments and the conversation is already started for you. It has numerous customization’s that allow you to make the display fit into your site. You can even add in an email opt-in box to the bottom of the blab player.
A couple nice features about this plugin is that it brings in any blab where you are made a host and sets them as pending so you can add additional material and also edit all the comments that are bought in with it.
Rating 5 Dragons
If you are like me have a bigstock photo account this is perfect for you. It make getting that image quick and easy into your site. The only thing I wish it would do is have access to all the images I have already bought and not just the new ones..
Rating 3 Dragons.
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Offline Pages plugin allows you to cache your entire WordPress site locally on iPad, iPhone, or Mac, then browse it while working offline, e.g. in Airplane Mode or when there is no network connection available. The plugin works in tandem with Offline Pages Pro or similar app. Together they efficiently synchronize your WordPress articles with on-device cache to provide a complete offline browsing experience for the entire site.
Rating: 4 out of 5
The Price Match for WooCommerce plugin makes it easy to implement and administer a price guarantee in your WooCommerce store! If a customer finds a lower price for a product at a competitor, they can submit a price match request via a form on the product page, and you can choose whether to approve or deny each request by clicking the appropriate link in the notification email or in the WordPress admin. If a request is approved, the customer receives a one-time-use link that allows them to purchase the product at the approved price – no need to manually discount their order!
Rating: 4 out of 5
Upload files from url to your website. You can upload zip, rar, flv, mp3, mp4, png, gif, jpeg, and pdf files. Just enter file urls in input box, and it will automatically download the files to your website.
Rating: 5 out of 5
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Marcus talks about Membership Sites and how that is fast becoming his new role and specialty.
John’s Plugins: Cosmos – 4, Simple Live Press – 5, Bigstock – 3
Marcus’ Plugins: Offline Pages – 4, Price Match for WooCommerce – 4, Remote upload – 5
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