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Email Confirmations, Fixed Widgets, Data Management, Post Copying

WordPress Plugins from A to Z Episode 135


WordPress WoW Email Confirmations, Fixed Widgets, Data Management, Post CopyingIt’s episode 135 and we’ve got plugins for hiding posts from the home page, email confirmations, Fixed Widgets, Data Management, Post Copying and a cool plugin to show off your online interviews. All coming up next on WordPress Plugins A-Z!


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**WordPress Plugins Reviewed by John**


Q2W3 Fixed Widget (Sticky Widget) 3.0

The Lowdown:

Well this is another way to add scrolling sidebars or a sticky widget. What you do is install it and set a couple of setting and the look at your widgets and click a box to decide which ones will be sticky I did discover something interesting if there is a super customized widget like the one provided with the weather plugin I reviewed in a recent show then you do not get the option to use this. Although for the ones it works on it is great. You can choose any or all widgets from any spot and it pops them out and makes them scroll down the page.

Rating 5 Dragons



Microdata Manager 1.0.0

The Lowdown:

This plugin is specifically for the Genesis platform will not work with other themes.. Read this article To better understand why you may want to change the Schema, read the following article by one of the leading WordPress SEO experts, Joost de Valk: & Genesis 2.0.

This plugin adds a new metadata box to your post page to allow you to customize specific micro data and improve your seo for your site..

Rating 4 Dragons


Simple Copy Post Button 1.0

The Lowdown:

What this plugin does is simply adds a copy button to your posts list and makes the job of duplicating posts, pages or custom posts types such as products easy. It copies the posts as a draft that you can then edit up. This has a great use if you add posts or pages with similar content or standard pricing for different products it might save you a few minutes of work.

Rating 3 Dragons.



**WordPress Plugins Reviewed by Marcus**


As Heard On

Requires: 3.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 3.6

Last Updated: 2013-8-29

Downloads: 51

The plugin includes the option to display a random (one or more) album artwork image in your sidebar using the built-in widget.

Album Art images can also be displayed all on one page. Simply put in the body of the page.

Rating: 4 out of 5

Shy Posts

Requires: 3.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 3.6

Last Updated: 2013-8-27

Downloads: 63

Provides a checkbox on a post admin page to allow you to say that THIS post should not appear on the homepage blog loop. This only works if your blog is on your homepage.

Rating: 5 out of 5


DM Confirm Email


Protect your wordpress site with spam registration. DM Confirm Email requires new users to confirm their email addresses.

Having so many spam registrations? Tired of getting fake users with fake emails? Good news! DM Confirm Email will solve your problems. DM Confirm Email will send a confirmation email and the only time it will actually “create” the account for the user if the email address is confirmed.

DM Confirm Email integrates seamlessly with wordpress registration system and uses all native registration hooks which allows all your current customization and plugins to the registration work.


  • Reduce unwanted and spam registration.

  • Verifies and confirms email addresses of user registrations.

  • Customize the confirmation email that will be sent.

  • Allows html email content.

  • Resend confirmation email feature

  • Define the number of days before the confirmation keys will be expired.

  • Customize all warning and successful messages in the wordpress side.

  • Prevents waste of resources and web space by only creating user account to confirmed emails.

  • Uses all the native registration hooks for more advanced customization.

  • Seamless integration

Rating: 4 out of 5

**Rambling Last Words and Plugin Wrapup

John:  Q2W3 Fixed Widget – 5/5, Microdata Manager – 4/5, Simple Copy Post Button – 3/5

Marcus: As Heard On – 4/5, Shy Posts – 5/5, DM Confirm Email – 4/5


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