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With that lets dive right into the meat and potatoes. 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 C Shakhawat Sultan
Freemium Plugin $89.99/yr
What they have to say:
Increase your WooCommerce store sales potential by easily generating product feed 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 product feed that you can directly upload on other major merchant platforms with no extra hassle. Which means, with a few clicks you can get all your product details ready to be uploaded into another platform, without having to manually input data.
It allows you to choose specific products you want details for, with any common features you suggest. This plugin also allows dynamic attributes, product category mapping and supports Yith brand attributes.
Compared to other such plugins, this plugin has a simpler and more user-friendly interface. A great plugin if you require product feed generation on a regular basis.
Rating 4 Dragons
Submitted by Akshat Choudhary
Premium Plugin $7 to $99 a month
What they say:
BlogVault is the most reliable WordPress backup, staging & migration solution and is trusted by over 300,000 websites.
Besides providing Daily Automatic Backups, it offers a variety of other features like taking On-Demand Backups whenever you need, also Scheduling Backups as per your convenience. For large websites, BlogVault offers Incremental Backup facility that ensures nothing is missed. And for WooCommerce sites, BlogVault offers a Real-Time Backup feature that stores the most up-to-date backups making sure users don’t lose a single order.
Apart from all these, BlogVault also offers you option to upload backups to Amazon S3, or Dropbox or even download it on the local computer.
With BlogVault, you can access up to 365 Days Backup and choose which one you want to restore with BlogVault’s One-Click Auto Recovery feature. BlogVault is the fastest website recovery tool that gets your site up and running in no time.
BlogVault comes with a completely independent dashboard. This means if your website goes down and your WordPress dashboard becomes inaccessible, you can still utilize your backups and restore them from the independent BlogVault dashboard.
BlogVault power seamless Migrations for popular web hosts including WPEngine, Savvii, FlyWheel, Pantheon, LiquidWeb, Cloudways and many more.
The backup plugin also comes with a free built-in Staging and Merging feature that enables users to test changes before pushing them on the live website. BlogVault also provides White-Labeling and Client Reporting, two very useful features for agencies and developers. Moreover, with BlogVault’s Clients and Team Members Management features you can choose to add or delete users, change their roles and even password.
The latest addition to BlogVault Backup Service are the Uptime Monitoring and Performance Check features. The Uptime Monitor informs users if their website is down. And the Performance Check offers users detailed information regarding their website speed.
Rating 4 Dragons
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The next plugin I have for you is:
If you use Gravity Forms and allow file uploads with it this is a great little plugin for you. What it does is allow the upload of the files using Ajax so the files can be uploaded and ready when the form is submitted.
Rating 5 Dragons
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The last plugin I have here today is:
If you have a site and you would like to add those fancy icons to the menu items this is a great plugin for you. Once activated all you need to do choose the icons you want and apply them.
Rating 4 Dragons
Adding a new segment just for Classic Press. 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 and it looked to go very well fast and easy.
This weeks ClassicPress plugin(s)
I will bring one or more plugins per week here as I can test them.
This week we have one of my staples on all websites.
This has been the main staple for keeping spam off my websites a great plugin and I am glad it is working with ClassicPress.
Rating 5 Dragons
Closing out this Episode The Plugins I covered where:
John’s Plugins: WooCommerce Product Feed Manage – 4, BlogVault Backup Service – 4, Ajax Upload for Gravity Forms- 5, Menu Icons by ThemeIsle – 4, Antispam Bee – 5
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