WordPress Plugins A-Z #172

WordPress Plugins A-Z #172

It’s episode 172 and we’ve got plugins for Organizational Flowcharting, URL Updates, Save to Dropbox, Mailchimp, RSS Management and a new plugin that hides other plugins! All coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!

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[plugin_name src=”rss-manager”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”rss-manager”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”rss-manager”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”rss-manager”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”rss-manager”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”rss-manager”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”rss-manager”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”rss-manager”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”rss-manager”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”rss-manager”]

Download [plugin_name src=”rss-manager”]
[plugin_name src=”rss-manager”] Overview:
Looking for a way to improve the way your RSS feed looks? Well this is just what you need a simple plugin that let you go in and change the layout of how your RSS looks. You can move the layout around change the read more text cat and tag titles move them to better places. Before after text or after the title. Choose a custom thumbnail size and change placement of it. All in all this is a pretty good way of customizing your RSS feed, I found it especially useful to customize the feed layout for presentation in a newsletter.
Rating: 5 out of 5

[plugin_name src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”]

Download [plugin_name src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”]
[plugin_name src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”] Overview:
Well after years of doing site moves and it being pretty easy it seems lately they have just not gone as planned and fixing the links has become a chore. Well no more this plugin is brilliant and lazy as it gets just install put in old url then new one check the boxes and then go and all updated even the GUIDS.
Rating: 5 out of 5

[plugin_name src=”mailchimp-for-wp”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”mailchimp-for-wp”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”mailchimp-for-wp”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”mailchimp-for-wp”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”mailchimp-for-wp”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”mailchimp-for-wp”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”mailchimp-for-wp”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”mailchimp-for-wp”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”mailchimp-for-wp”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”mailchimp-for-wp”]

Download [plugin_name src=”mailchimp-for-wp”]
[plugin_name src=”mailchimp-for-wp”] Overview:
Well if you are looking for a simple way to integrate Mailchimp into your website this would be what you are looking for. It is simple and straightforward for use. It allows you to choose your list and to create a simple form and if you go for the premium you can create some additional forms to use elsewhere. One great thing it does is to integrate into the comments section with a checkbox to make it easy for your visitors to add themselves to your list.
Rating: 4 out of 5

WordPress Plugin Reviews From Marcus Couch

[plugin_name src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”]

Download [plugin_name src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”]
[plugin_name src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”] Overview:

This is great for people selling digital content, or member sites. It allows you to present the option to save materials or large files to a site viewer’s Dropbox account.

Rating: 5 out of 5

[plugin_name src=”kv-plugin-hider”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”kv-plugin-hider”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”kv-plugin-hider”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”kv-plugin-hider”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”kv-plugin-hider”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”kv-plugin-hider”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”kv-plugin-hider”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”kv-plugin-hider”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”kv-plugin-hider”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”kv-plugin-hider”]

Download [plugin_name src=”kv-plugin-hider”]
[plugin_name src=”kv-plugin-hider”] Overview:
This plugin actually gives you the ability to hide plugins from the view of others. It hides them from the plugin list and admin list only. It still works in the background like normal.
Rating: 5 out of 5

[plugin_name src=”royal-tree”]

  • Repository page: [plugin_name src=”royal-tree”] at WordPress.org
  • Plugin Home page: [plugin_name src=”royal-tree”] Home Page
  • Current version: [plugin_version src=”royal-tree”]
  • Last Updated: [plugin_last_updated src=”royal-tree”]
  • Requires: [plugin_requires src=”royal-tree”]
  • Tested up to: [plugin_tested src=”royal-tree”]
  • Downloads all time: [plugin_dl src=”royal-tree”]
  • Average rating: [plugin_rating src=”royal-tree”]
  • Number of ratings: [plugin_num_ratings src=”royal-tree”]

Download [plugin_name src=”royal-tree”]
[plugin_name src=”royal-tree”] Overview:
This is an amazing tree creation plugin for creating easy dynamic organizational flowcharts. Like what you see at work where the boss is on top and you’re probably way down about 4 levels or so! Hopefully not, but this is an outstanding plugin to show your boss, and maybe you’ll get moved up the tree a bit faster! Also doubles as an upside-down family tree maker. Each part of the tree with the person’s name can be linked to a page where more info is available. Best organization tree plugin I’ve seen to date.
Rating: 5 out of 5

Plugins Overview:
John’s Plugins: [plugin_name src=”rss-manager”] – 5, [plugin_name src=”velvet-blues-update-urls”] – 5, [plugin_name src=”mailchimp-for-wp”] – 4
Marcus’ Plugins: [plugin_name src=”wp-dropbox-dropins”] – 5, [plugin_name src=”kv-plugin-hider”] – 5, [plugin_name src=”royal-tree”] – 5

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5 replies
  1. Steve Wilkinson
    Steve Wilkinson says:

    One possible thing to watch with the plugin hiding, is that many plugins show up if you just view page-source code. So, if you’re really wanting o hide what plugins you use, be sure to check that.

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