Menu History, Site Speed, Live Chat Support, Admin Editor Disablers, Background Sliders

WordPress Plugins from A to Z Episode 154

Menu History, Site Speed, Live Chat Support, Admin Editor Disablers, Background SlidersIt’s episode 154 and we’ve got plugins for Menu History, Site Speed, Live Chat Support, Admin Editor Disablers, Background Sliders and we’re bringing the HTML Table back to the editor! All Coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!

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**WordPress Plugins Reviewed by John**

Menus History 1.0.1

The Lowdown:

Do you make regular changes to your menu or when developing it is often you make many changes before settling on the final one. This plugin allows you to track all the changes you make to a menu so when you have done so many you forget what you did you can look back to what you thought was better.

Rating 3 Dragons

Simple Site Speed 1.0.1

The Lowdown:

If you’re looking for some quick info on how your site is loading this is for you. Install turn on and look in the lower left corner of the page you will see a popup that gives you the response time of the page along with additional info to help you pinpoint issues.

You can examine your site page by page to see where bottlenecks are located.

Rating 4 Dragons



WP Live Chat Support 2.6

The Lowdown:

If you’re looking to add a client chat to your site this is the plugin for you, simple to install and use and if you opt for the premium addon you can do some very nice customizations.  You even get the ability to initiate chats with visitors to your site and track history. All in all pretty nice.

Rating 4 Dragons



**WordPress Plugins Reviewed by Marcus**


WP Theme Plugin Editor Disable

Requires: 3.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 3.8

Last Updated: 2014-1-6

Downloads: 22

WordPress, by default, allows you the ability edit theme and plugin files directly from within the WordPress control panel. If you never change files directly on your WordPress site, there’s absolutely no need to have this feature available to you or your administrators.

Rating: 4 out of 5



Visual Table Formatting Lite

Requires: 3.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 3.8

Last Updated: 2014-1-6

Downloads: 30

Creating and managing colorful tables has never been more intuitive and straightforward with this plugin.

The visual editor will keep you away from coding and shortcode complexity.

Apply cell color, font color, font styles, table border style and color.

The plugin has two handy import functions – used shortcodes and delimiter-separated text, which will create the table automatically for you. It also completely avoids the site database, thus making it lightweight and easily transferable between different posts or wordpress installations.

Rating: 5 out of 5



Fullscreen Background Slider

Requires: 3.0.1 or higher

Compatible up to: 3.8

Last Updated: 2014-1-4

Downloads: 77

Lightweight background slider for your website. Just upload images and they will rotate on your site background.

Rating: 4 out of 5


**Rambling Last Words and Plugin Wrapup

John: WP Live Chat Support – 4, Simple Site Speed – 4, Menus History -3

Marcus: Theme/Plugin Editor Disable – 4, Visual Table – 5, Fullscreen Background Slider – 4


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