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Plugins for Real Estate Manager, AE Connect, Archived Post Status, Post State Tags and Shield Security in Episode 397

It's Episode 397 and I've got plugins for Property Management, Social Connections, Archiving Posts, State of Posts, and Classic Press Options. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!

It's Episode 397 and I've got plugins for Property Management, Social Connections, Archiving Posts, State of Posts, and Classic Press Options. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!It’s Episode 397 and I’ve got plugins for Property Management, Social Connections, Archiving Posts, State of Posts, and Classic Press Options. It’s all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!

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I have a great set of plugins for you today!


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 Rameez Iqbal
Premium Plugin

Real Estate Manager

What they say:
Real Estate Manager is a Responsive Property Listing WordPress Plugin for Full Feature Real Estate website and Portal. It has nice & clean designs for property templates and it adds special integration features like Property Types, Property Video, Gallery Slider, Advanced AJAX Search, Google Maps with property location markers, Properties Carousel, Grid listing, Front End Property Submission, Search Widget, Mortgage Calculator, Front End Profile Editing, easy to use settings and much more…

It is also a WordPress based Property Management System which allows you to own and maintain a real estate marketplace, approve registered agents, accept property submissions, agent profile management etc.
2 Map Modes

  • Google Maps (API Key Required)
  • Leaflet – OpenStreetMap (Free)

Rating 3 Dragons

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AE Connect

Requires: or higher
Compatible up to:
Released:01 January 1970
Last Updated:01 January 1970
(0 star out of 5)

What they say about it:

How can you really learn about your customers so you can create the perfect content for them?

For more and more brands, social login is the answer. Social login can help you understand your ideal customers in full color.

The AE Connect WordPress plugin helps marketers get a robust social login set up on their WordPress websites quickly and easily. Our dashboard allows users to view what their customers are liking, sharing, interacting with and listening to… in real time.

When your customers log onto your website using social login, they give you permission to see some of their activity, so that you can provide them with better offers and tailored content. We like to think of this as a digital handshake between the customer and the brand. That’s what we do at Appreciation Engine (, AE for short: we empower companies like Sony and UMG to better understand their customers and increase fan engagement.

Rating 3 Dragons

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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
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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:

Archived Post Status

Requires:5.3 or higher
Compatible up to:6.4.4
Released:05 January 2015
Last Updated:20 January 2024
(4.9 star out of 5)

The Lowdown:
Discovering this plugin was a request from a client wanting to have the ability to place posts not only into draft or trash to save for late to an archive they could use and refer to for older content. It needed to be not published and drafts clutter your publishing area if you have lots of posts/pages and well the trash can be risky at times.

This plugin simply creates a new option for the post state called “archive” and you can use it to sort posts like every other state. A simple yet very effective plugin.

Rating 5 Dragons

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Next I have for you:

Post State Tags

Requires: or higher
Compatible up to:
Released:01 January 1970
Last Updated:01 January 1970
(0 star out of 5)

The Lowdown:
If you have lots of posts you know sometime it can get confusing to figgure out which are publiched, draft or trash ect. This pludin makes all that stand out for you by highliting the status of the post in bigger font, bold colours act. Simple and easy to use just install and double check the setting for the plugin and your off. A great little tool to make your editing area easier to manage.

Rating 5 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

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

The ClassicPress specific plugins are starting to pop up. Here is another one I have come across.

Shield Security

Requires:5.7 or higher
Compatible up to:6.5.3
Released:09 July 2013
Last Updated:01 May 2024
(4.8 star out of 5)

The Lowdown:
This is a security plugin that is configured to also work in ClassicPress. This is a pretty straightforward security plugin. install set it up and configure it.

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 were:

John’s Plugins: Real Estate Manager – 3, AE Connect – 3, Archived Post Status – 5, Post State Tags – 5, Shield Security – 4

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