Recommended Plugins & Themes

Here is our list of Recommended Plugins based on many years of using WordPress, building websites, and evaluating & cataloging over 3,500 plugins.

Deactivate WP Smush.it When Not In Use

WP Smush.it  (link to plugin developer) is a good plugin used to compress WordPress images (known as ‘image optimization’) that helps your website pages to load faster. Unfortunately, when left activated WP Smush.it slows down your site…so it has the opposite effect it is meant to achieve! And WP-Smush.it, a Yahoo service behind the scenes that […]

WordPress SEO Site Optimization Strategies & Techniques

Optimize your WordPress website with SEO.

This PowerPoint slide presentation was used during a recent WordPress Interactive Training. During this presentation we explore some great SEO strategies and ‘SEO Fundamentals’ to achieve best search engine results for your WordPress website.

Latest Shopp WordPress Ecommerce Plugin Upgrade

The long awaited version 1.2 upgrade to the Shopp ecommerce plugin for WordPress by Ingenesis Limited was released today. We love Shopp and use it on many customer sites. We also recommend Shopp to folks on a regular basis even if we aren’t involved in building or hosting their website because we believe it is […]

New commercial plugin included FREE: Special Recent Posts PRO

Special Recent Posts PRO Commercial Value: $30 (included FREE!) – Special Recent Posts PRO is a very powerful plugin/widget for WordPress which displays your recent posts with thumbnails. It’s the perfect solution for online magazines or simple blogs and it comes with more than 60+ customization options available. You can dynamically re-size thumbnails to any […]

Premise Landing Pages WordPress Plugin by CopyBlogger/StudioPress

Premise is a great plugin for WordPress that takes all the hassle out of building effective landing pages that get results. And it does it all in conjunction with the Genesis Theme Framework from StudioPress, right from inside WordPress.

PluginBuddy Developer Suite of Premium Plugins Now Included FREE

We just included the entire PluginBuddy Developer Suite of Premium Plugins within every Website Package: BackupBuddy for website backups EmailBuddy Plugin for Email Newsletters DisplayBuddy (Slideshow, Video Showcase, Carousel, Featured Posts, Rotating Text, Billboard, Rotating Images, Copious Comments) VidEmbed Thumbsup Mobile   EmailBuddy from WebDesign.com on Vimeo.   VidEmbed Preview from WebDesign.com on Vimeo.

Feature Support by WordPress Shopping Cart and Membership Plugins

Running an Ecommerce Store or a Subscription Membership Website There are a lot of ways to ‘skin a cat’. If you need an ecommerce store or a subscription membership website there are a lot of ways to do it using WordPress and WordPress plugins. Each WordPress plugin supports a certain limited feature set for supporting […]

Added the “enable-media-replace” plugin that allows you to update/replace an image

Added the “enable-media-replace” plugin that allows you to update/replace an image rather than having to delete it and add a new one.

Premium Plugins Included Free with Every Subscription

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Import an HTML website into WordPress

Import an HTML website into WordPress as either pages or posts using the “Import Web Pages” plugin. http://ow.ly/2Pa3q

Tutorial: Featured Content Gallery Plugin

WordPress Tutorial Featured Content Gallery – WordPress Plugin – Instructional Video – iePlexus This video, created and narrated by Kris Themstrup of iePlexus, walks you through each step of setting up the Featured Content Gallery, a popular WordPress plugin that creates an automated, customizable rotating image gallery anywhere within a WordPress site. Includes detailed directions […]

eStore Shopping Cart Product Display Showcase

eStore Shopping Cart Product Display Examples and WordPress eStore Plugin Shortcodes and Functions Reference This page shows examples of shortcodes available with the eStore plugin, and the resulting product display for each. Shortcodes can be used within a post or page. The product ID or the category ID used here is 1. [stextbox id=”info”] Note: […]

Tutorial: Using the ProgramManager Plugin

Great video tutorial on using the ProgramManager plugin for adding data driven elements to a page/post in WordPress.

Plugin Updates

The following plugins have been added as CORE plugins (Activated on all websites): Front-end Editor Gravity Forms (this premium plugin replaces all other form plugins) Links Manage Widget MaxBlogPress Ninja Affiliate (this premium plugin replaces all other affiliate keyword plugins) Secure WordPress Theme Tweaker TimesToCome Security Plugin WP-SpamFree   Here's the list of current CORE […]

ShopperPress Plugin

ShopperPress is a fully featured shopping cart plugin for wordpress, suitable for selling any types of products, services, and digital downloads online.