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Today I have 4 great plugins for you.
To start off I have a couple plugins that I have yet to use but thought you might want to know they exist. Keep in mind the ratings are based off the descriptions on their site and using their demo if available.
Sent in by: Darragh Burke
What they say about it:
The new Moovly WordPress Plugin allows for the easy generation of branded video content from posts, using Moovly’s API. WordPress users now no longer have to write long pieces of code to automate the creation and personalization of videos. Our powerful new plugin allows for the easy creation of interactive forms based on templates made in Moovly. Simply paste the short plugin code on the desired web page, connect it to your Moovly account and your video creation set up is ready to launch!
Create a new project in Moovly Studio, our advanced HTML5 cloud-based video editor and add your branding and colour schemes to a template of your choice. The template’s variable fields will show as forms on your WP page where you can write personal messages, upload images and upload videos that will replace the ones originally in your template. Personalization and automation all the way!
There are three types of video automation provided by Moovly.
Template based: Our new Plugin gives WordPress Admins the ability to create interactive forms on their website. These forms can then be transformed into professional themed videos by Moovly’s API, such as branded video testimonials by clients. Suitable forms can be easily created in Moovly, with the short code copied to the users webpage.
Data based videos: Generate a series of videos based on a list or database. For every record, a separate video will be generated automatically. A quick and low-cost method of creating mass personalized videos or product videos for a website. Eg; connect a csv-file with data to a template and generates hundreds of personalized messages to send to your customers, colleagues or partners.
Live feed videos: Data feeds coming from Twitter, RSS feeds, measurements or other sources can automatically be converted into videos. Choose a template, define the variables, connect the source and generate videos as soon as data is published. This gives bloggers, news sites and other RSS feeds the ability to personalize and automate their news feed into video, creating more engaging content. Moovly’s Plugin has the capabilities of allowing any WordPress admin to convert their news, twitter or blog text into a short branded video, again using a template created in Moovly. After filling in the template fields, your personalised video will be rendered in a matter of minutes.
Rating 4 Dragons
Sent in by: Blazej Krzymowski
What they say about it:
TerraClassifieds is an alpha version of classifieds WordPress plugin that we decided to create some time ago. This plugin brings an easy and user-friendly ads posting.
All options are quite simple now and we are going to successfully add new features step by step.
Download the plugin for a free testing.
We will be extremely happy if you send us Your feedback and report any bugs or suggestions.
Most important features:
Add advert on the frontend
User-friendly, clean and simple form for adding adverts from the frontend. Customers need to be logged in to add an ad.
Registration page view can be chosen from the two following options:
Automatically generated password
Let user choose password during registration
Once the customer added the ad and it was approved by the website administrator then the customer may edit and modify his advert before it expires.
Edit user profile
After the simple registering process the user may edit his profile and change or fill in additional fields like first and last name, phone, avatar, short description or website URL.
On this page, the customer may check his adverts info like expiration date, the advert status and action buttons like remove, edit, archive and renew for an expired advert.
Login & forgot password
Login page includes the simple login form – you don’t need to log in from the back end. Rescue your password using your username or email address.
Rating 3 Dragons
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The next plugin I have for you is:
I may have talked about this one in the past but its always good to bring things back from time to time if used allot. This plugin is used to help you create redirects easily and to manage them. You can manage 301 redirect and track any 404 errors so you can create the proper redirects for them or fix errors you may be having.
I have been using it on and off for a few years now and it comes in handy when upgrading a site or moving and old site to a new domain or html to WordPress (yes there are still html websites out there).
Rating 5 Dragons
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Some feedback on my recent changes to the show
Classic Press plugins?
You have got to be shitting me.
You should cover Gutenberg Block plugins – not old Classic Press plugins!
I will no longer listen to you.
and a second one…
Entries for WP Forms plugin…
Again John you have got to be shitting me.
Talking about a form that hacks a premium WP Forms plugin…
You give this crap air time and 3 stars.
No thanks – pathetic!
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The last plugin I have here today is:
This plugin converts your Gravity forms submissions to a very useful PDF helping you create a beautiful printable form submission that holds together all the formatting you have done to that form. This plugin come with 4 free template that will suit most needs and if that does not work customize your own or buy one from the developers, they have several pre-made one or have them create a custom one for you.
my use of this plugins fit perfectly into the project I was working on using one of the included themes.
Rating 5 Dragons
Adding a new segment just for ClassicPress. Since the release of Gutenberg, ClassicPress has garnered a lot of attention.
I will be releasing a short screen cast about the conversion of a site to ClassicPress. It looked to go very well, fast and easy.
Closing out this episode the plugins I covered were:
John’s Plugins: Moovly WordPress Plugin – 4, TerraClassifieds – 3, Redirection – 5, Gravity PDF – 5
End of show thought, it seems I have been blocked at WordPress.org possibly for reviews I had been leaving on plugins over there the past year. Here is the results of my request for clarity:
Suspended from WordPress.org
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