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Starting out I have a plugin that I have yet to use but felt you would want to know it exists. Keep in mind the ratings are based off the descriptions on their site and using their demo if available.
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Member Chimp – User Profile & Community Plugin (freemium)
What they say:
Member Chimp lets you create beautiful and highly customizable user profiles and makes building an online community a breeze. It features custom front-end user registration, login, password reset, and front-end account dashboard. Member Chimp is a complete solution to build an online community or membership site with powerful front-end and backend functionality, yet very easy to setup and use. With Member Chimp you can create any type of website where visitors can join and become members of your site.
Some of the plugin features include
- Front-end user profiles
- Front-end user registration
- Front-end user login
- Front-end account dashboard
- Front-end password recovery
- Custom e-mail notifications
- Custom user roles
- Custom fields
- Custom avatars and file uploads
- Member directories
- SEO friendly user profiles
- Conditional nav menus
- Drag and drop form builder
- Show user posts and comments on user profiles
- Developer friendly with hundreds of actions and filters
What I have to say:
This plugin was in the schedule to be reviewed today when i also saw his name popup in Twitter via @codepotent and received another email from him while prepping for the show. Things are interesting sometimes.
This does look like a pretty interesting new membership plugin and while I might have chosen it had I discovered it a few months back when I built out a Membership site. I am not about to make a major change in a good site at this moment.
It does have a few pro addons that look to be a benefit for an active community such as the notifications. You may want to have a look at this plugin if you are building out a membership site or upgrading one.
Rating 4 Dragons.
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Plugin Dynamics is starting to come to life and we have 4 plugins just about ready for general testing plus 3 more in the cue.
Clock de Resistance
Tabular Data dynamics
in the development cue
the Tarot Reading plugin
All coming soon to https://PluginDynamics.com
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The current contest is running until September 4th, 2019 and we are giving away a license for the Magic Conversation for Gravity forms plugin from the makers of WP Payper view.
Magic Conversation For Gravity Forms is a conversational form WordPress plugin that let’s you convert a Gravity Form into a conversational web form.
The plugin provides a chat style conversational interface that provides a more user-friendly alternative to the standard form check it out here https://magicconversation.net/
Check out the Interview with Russ Mate from WP Pay Per View talking about this plugin and others that they create.
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User Submitted Posts (freemium)
Looking for a quick and easy way to allow your site visitors or members to add content to your site. This plugin may be something your looking for then. It is a bit easier to use than Gravityforms but more limited in some ways. With the free version you simply add a shortcode to a page and instant form to all visitors to upload content for a post including images.
Rating 4 Dragons
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This plugin let you start to run a manual audit of all your content. You can make content outdated, review for SEO, Outdated, redundant and style. You can add your own categories to make it more granular.
As you visit pages you mark them for further action. This keeps everything on your site instead of having to create a spreadsheet for all your posts.
Works great in ClassicPress
Rating 4 Dragons
ClassicPress is a fast growing fork of WordPress that is starting to come into its own. ClassicPress is focused on Business Websites runs fast and is looking pretty good. There are a few plugins specifically for ClassicPress and all plugins for WordPress 4.9.9 work well on it. I do believe it has a future.
One thing I am looking forward to in the ClassicPress World is the expansion of the number of ClassicPress specific plugins and their own repository. Currently there are not a lot of ClassicPress specific plugins but I do know it is going to grow and I’ll have to expand this segment then. Who knows, it could take over the whole show.
This week for ClassicPress I have:
Listen to the Interview with James Nylen and Michelle Coe from ClassicPress Two of the Leads for the ClassicPress Team, Michelle Coe (lead designer), and James Nylen (lead developer) it is a great interview so follow the link to listen to it.
The ClassicPress Milestone v1.1.0 target date for release is Wednesday, July 24, 2019. We’ll be updating our GitHub milestone regularly as we prepare for the release – feel free to check in there or in the #core channel in Slack for updates.
Resolve Plugin Conflicts without Deactivating All ClassicPress Plugins
WordPress to ClassicPress Conversions
Update of what’s been happening with ClassicPress
- ClassicPress turned 1 year old.
- CodePotent’s plugin directory soft-launched!
Under the Tools Menu you can click on the CP Plugin Compatability and get a list of known plugins that will not work in CP.
Marks plugins not compatible with WP version 4.9. Adds a menu that displays top 200 plugins from wp.org and their compatibility. Fixes some compatibility issues with ClassicPress: at the moment: wp-cli core check-update, SEO by Rank Math.
Rating 4 Dragons
For some up to date news on ClassicPress check out the ClassisPress Club news
My experiment with migrating a fully mature WordPress website over to ClassicPress and record the results of that for people to see. The videos is here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-CPOcOljqA on our YouTube channel. I have completed the conversion of WP Plugins A to Z dev site to Classic press and it went quite well and all my plugins have continued to work well. Now the process of completing the theme update.
The ClassicPress Club
An alternate forum for the non-techies.
“Must Have” Plugins List
To find a listing of ClassicPress specific plugins check out this link https://forums.classicpress.net/t/plugins-built-specifically-for-classicpress/1011?u=codepotent there is currently 37 42 plugins here and growing. I look forward to the day they have their own repository. I can still recall WP when it had a small repository.
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Closing out this Episode the Plugins I covered were:
John’s Plugins: Member Chimp – 4, User Submitted Post – 4, Content Audit – 4,
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