Thursday, March 18, 2010, AM | 6 Comments
Plugins can extend WordPress to do almost anything you can imagine. Below is a list of WordPress Plugins that you can use to enhance your WP blogging. They are absolutely free to download and install. Sometimes one person’s junk is another person’s treasure and in this case, that old cliche has never held more true. These WP Plugins are simply great and every WP blogger should have some of these in their backpack of tools.
- Different Posts Per Page (DPPP)
WordPress will only allow you to have a set value of number of posts in each page. With DPPP installed, you can have different number of posts on different pages. Use it for Home page, Categories, or Archives.
- DealDotCom Widget
The Dealdotcom plugin for WordPress introduces a widget that lets you insert dealdotcom’s deal of the day on your site. Dealdotcom is a great place to look for deals on internet marketing related materials.
- Unblockable Popup
If you need to create a subscription pop-up screen, or similar application, this free WordPress plugin is great. You simply upload and activate it, and then you create your Pop-up within minutes using the straightforward editor.
- Ping Optimizer
While it is free, you will have to opt-in to their newsletter to be able to use the Plugin. This is a small price to pay, especially when the information they are likely to send is of interest.
- Stripe Ads
With this Plugin installed, you will see a “stripe” that appears at the very top of your blog, where you can place text ads. You can have multiple ads rotating according to your needs.
- Psychic Search
This Plugin enables you to secretly discover what your blog readers want to read in your blog. It records all the searches made by your blog readers. It then provides you statistics about the search pattern on your blog.
Don’t pay a lot of money to have your listing appear more obvious so that they attract a higher click through rate. With this Plugin, you do it for free.
- SEO Post Link
This Plugin can automatically link keywords and phrases in your posts and comments with corresponding posts, pages, categories and tags on your blog. How can you beat that.
- Duplicate Post Checker
If you have a blog with more posts than you care to remember, this Plugin is for you. You can simply check if there is any similar post already posted.
- Banner Ads
This Plugin easily adds and rotates banners in your WP blog anywhere you like without editing any themes or touching any codes.
- Optin Form Adder
With this Plugin you can now create optin forms to match your blog’s look and feel in just 4 easy steps.
In a Nutshell
As I said in the beginning, all these Plugins are absolutely free to download and install. Try them. See if you like them. You can always deactivate and delete them in case you don’t like or need them.