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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 rating are based off the descriptions on their site and using their demo if available.
Sent in by Najeeb Ahmad
What they say:
PPOM is only WooCommerce plugin allow more than 21 add-on fields to render on product page. Options can have prices in fixed or percent based. Some special inputs like Price matrix or Variation Quantities make this plugin out of the box. Free version has over 100, 000+ download on https://wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce-product-addon/ and over 9000+ active installs with 4.3 rating.
All fields documentation is available as best user guide with screenshots. Conditional fields.
Note: Please make sure you install free version of PPOM to use PRO version.
Download free version: https://wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce-product-addon/
Add-ons: other than pro fields we have special add-ons like:
1- Bulk Quantity
2. Map & Font picker
3. Package Price
4. Domain Checker
Rating 4 Dragons
Sent in by Darragh Burke
3rd party API premium
What they say:
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 personalized video will be rendered in a matter of minutes
Rating 4 Dragons
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The next plugin I have for you is:
Pulling in Google and Facebook reviews into your site can be a challenge and there is also the issue of showcasing them in a way that enhances your site. You may also want to keep the info in your own database. Now you can do all of this manually of course but that is time consuming and basically a pain.
What this plugin does for you is to import all that info and places it into your database. The free version gives you the ability to import from Google and although the limit the pull to 5. It checks automatically for new ones and adds them so you can get all going forward. With the premium version you can start importing from Facebook, Yelp, TripAdvisor and more with just some setup.
It give you multiple ways to display the reviews and some great customization options and is worth the $29 for a single site. Check it out.
Rating 5 Dragons
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5 star review iTunes
Great Information on plugins.
I don’t find all the plugins applicable (not using WooCommerce), but generally in a month there will be 1 to 3 great plugins that I will explore to see if they will fit into my sites … also the discussion of various plugins plants seeds in my mind of what could be used in websites. I just wanted to mention about your last contest and why I didn’t enter … I live on Bowen Island just off the coast of West Vancouver and while the plugin sounded great the maps were for the USA … don’t live there … not sure I want to visit there anymore. I would have entered if there was an option to get the map for Canada or even BC instead of the USA. Would love to contribute to your podcast, but currently all but one of the websites I manage are for non profits and I work on them for free … hopefully in the future I will get some paying clients that will allow me to expand. So unfortunately all you can get from me is an iTunes review … 5 dragons! Keep up the great work … love the new format and sounds.
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The last plugin I have here today is:
Gravity Forms is the best form plugin out there in my opinion and yes it is a premium plugin all the way… But it has so many add-ons developed by authors that extend this plugin. One of the reasons why I like it so much. I recently had need for a very customized form to have to send out 2 versions of it. One was to go to admin and the other to the person filling it out. The person filling it out was not to get a few fields while the admin needed them all.
This plugin makes it an easy task to determine which fields are sent where. It a free download and is a plugin that just works.
Rating 5 Dragons.
Closing out this Episode The Plugins I covered were:
John’s Plugins: WooCommerce Personalized Product Option Manager – PPOM – 4, Moovly – 4, WP Google Review Slider – 5, Gravity Forms All Fields Template – 5
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