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Plugins for Mobile Apps, Gift Registry, Time Clocks, Custom Fonts and Site Info in Episode 396

It's Episode 396 and I've got plugins for Mobile Apps, Gift Registry, Time Clocks, Custom Fonts, and Site Info. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z! Check Out WP Plugins A to Z Live Show Playback
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It's Episode 396 and I've got plugins for Mobile Apps, Gift Registry, Time Clocks, Custom Fonts, and Classic Press Options. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!It’s Episode 396 and I’ve got plugins for Mobile Apps, Gift Registry, Time Clocks, Custom Fonts, and Site Info. It’s all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!

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I have a great set of plugins for you today!

John

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 Robin Kumar

WappPress Mobile app builder for Wordpress

https://codecanyon.net/item/wapppress-builds-android-mobile-app-for-any-wordpress-website/10250300
https://codecanyon.net/item/iwapppress-builds-ios-app-for-any-wordpress-website/15984730

Live demo http://wapppress.com/

freemium
https://wordpress.org/plugins/wapppress-builds-android-app-for-website/

Version:4.0.0
Requires:3.0.1 or higher
Compatible up to:5.2.4
Released:24 March 2015
Downloads:25900
Last Updated:24 September 2019
Ratings:
1.3
(1.3 star out of 5)

The Lowdown:
If you have been looking for a simple way to make your site into a mobile app or Android or iOS this may be for you. This plugin comes in 2 flavours either for IOS or android.

What they say:
WappPress is a Leading-edge Plugin to Build Real-time Android Apps for any WordPress Website
Overview:
WappPress is the most cost-efficient platform, allowing you to convert WordPress website to Android App instantly in just few simple steps. You will be able to explore the infinite possibilities such as customized icon, screen, & theme designer, shortcodes supports, push notification, monetize your app features, and many more. After building the app, you can simply publish it on Google’s Play Store and let the whole world download and use your app.
Features:

  • Admob
    Google AdMob Interstitial help you to build a great app business by earning money from your app.
  • Push Notifications
    Reach your entire user based quickly & easily, while keeping them informed and engaged about your app.
  • Launcher Icon
    Choose an impressive launcher icon. Customize & transform it into a distinct silhouette unique shape.
  • Launcher Screen
    Select a launcher screen of your choice and customize it into a crisp and high-density with no scripting knowledge.
  • Real Time
    Convert any WordPress website into an Android app in real time. Apps built with WappPress can update, & sync data instantly in the platform when data changes.
  • Different Home page for App
  • Use a unique home page for app different from your website.
  • Different Theme for App
  • Use a unique theme for app different from your website.

Rating 3 Dragons

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Sent in by Moritz Bappert
https://dreiqbik.de

WP Gift Registry: Simple Wishlists for Weddings, Birthdays etc.

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wpgiftregistry/

Version:1.4.9
Requires:3.0.1 or higher
Compatible up to:5.0.7
Released:03 March 2017
Downloads:9174
Last Updated:06 February 2019
Ratings:
4.5
(4.5 star out of 5)

What they say:

WPGiftRegistry easily lets you create beautiful wishlists for weddings and other occasions. The plugin enables you to track which gifts have already been bought.
Are you looking for a clean and simple solution to display your wedding gift registry on your website or just want to create a wishlist for your birthday or other occasions?
WPGiftRegistry easily lets you add gifts to your wishlist and embed it anywhere with a shortcode. Each gift is displayed with an image, a title, a description, the price and a product link. More importantly, people can indicate if they already bought the gift (so nobody else does).
WPGiftRegistry comes with a nice design and is built responsively so it displays nicely on all devices.

Rating 3 Dragons

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Contest to Win a Premium Plugin License For:

Contests Powered by Simple Giveaways who kindly provided us with the premium version for our contests.

We are currently running a Give away a 1 year pro license for WooCommerce Product Feed manager.
Increase your WooCommerce store sales potential by easily generating product feeds and uploading your products in the major merchant shops such as Google Merchant Center, Facebook Dynamic Ads, Amazon, etc.

This plugin is specialized in generating a product feed that you can directly upload on other major merchant platforms with no extra hassle. With a few clicks you can get all your product details ready to be uploaded into another platform, without having to manually input data.

This is a $269.99 value
Find more info and the download at https://rextheme.com/best-woocommerce-product-feed/
This plugin was reviewed in Episode 388. If you would like to donate a plugin, please do so here.

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The next plugin I have for you is:

Local Time Clock

https://wordpress.org/plugins/local-time-clock/

Version:1.3
Requires:2.8 or higher
Compatible up to:5.0.7
Released:17 February 2010
Downloads:102316
Last Updated:21 December 2018
Ratings:
3.6
(3.6 star out of 5)

The Lowdown:

This is an interesting plugin that I though would solve a problem I was having in a project of showing time for multiple cities on a page. While the plugin is great and has a widget with some nice setting it does not have a short code or and easy way to get the clocks on a page. You can create multiple widgets with multiple clocks. One other issue I ran into is the clocks are all Flash and well we know where that is going…

All in all not too bad though.

Rating 3 dragons

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The last plugin I have here today is:

Use Any Font

https://wordpress.org/plugins/use-any-font/

Version:5.3
Requires:3.0 or higher
Compatible up to:5.2.4
Released:02 December 2012
Downloads:1790916
Last Updated:28 May 2019
Ratings:
4.7
(4.7 star out of 5)

The Lowdown:
From time to time you may have the need to use a unique font for a website but you want to insure that the font will always show up for your site users. To do this you need the font on your website. This plugin makes that happen for you. The free version of plugin will only allow you do to one font but for as little as $10 you can have unlimited fonts.

What happens is you use their conversion API system to convert your font and then embed it into your website so it is always there and loads fast.

This is a great way to use custom fonts.

Rating 4 Dragons

ClassicPress Options

Adding a new segment just for Classic Press since the release of Gutenberg ClassicPress has garnered a lot of attention.

This week’s ClassicPress plugin(s):

I will bring one or more plugins per week here as I can test them.

The ClassicPress specific plugins are starting to popup here is another one I have come across.

Site Info

https://wordpress.org/plugins/site-info/

Version:1.2.1
Requires:4.7 or higher
Compatible up to:5.0.7
Released:14 August 2018
Downloads:434
Last Updated:19 April 2019
Ratings:
0
(0 star out of 5)

The Site Info plugin helps you discover key information about your site in a single, useful display. This can save you a lot of clicking and logins when you need to gather this information bit-by-bit.
WordPress’ built-in icons are used throughout to bring your attention to any problems found with your site or server. You will find that things like an outdated WordPress version, an insecure PHP version, non-use of HTTPS, etc., are marked prominently.
PHP, database, and WordPress versions? No problem!
Relative and absolute paths? There you go!
Database server, character set, or table prefix? No sweat!
Installed plugins and themes? Of course!
Server OS, cURL version, and supported SSL protocol? Gotcha covered!

Rating 4 Dragons

Side note I noticed that when you are doing a search using the repository it show you right away if the plugins are compatible with your version of Classic Press. You can also search with the tag “ClassicPress” to find plugins made to work in ClassicPress

Closing out this Episode The Plugins I covered where:

John’s Plugins: Wappress Mobile app builder – 3, WP Gift Registry – 3, Local Time Clock – 3, Use Any Font – 4, Site Info – 4

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