From WordCamp Philly 2015
You’ve set up your blog with WordPress and you’re pretty happy with how easy it is to add new posts, add images to those posts, and publish them to your site.
But now what? You might think that it would be nice if you could notify your Twitter or Facebook followers when you make a new post on your blog. What about selling your cooking e-book to your readers? What to do with all this spam and how do you make sure your site is backed up in case anything happens?
There’s an answer to all these questions (and even more you didn’t ask): use plugins!
taking your WordPress site to the next level
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Plugins are ways to extend and add
to the functionality that already
exists in WordPress.
what is a plugin?
how to choose.
Choose plugins from reliable sources:
• WordPress.org Plugin Directory
• Community Recommendations
• Trusted Authors or Companies
how to choose.
Filters out your comment spam.
Catches an average of 7.5 million
pieces of spam per hour.
Most used WordPress plugin.
i want it all!
• Install over thirty popular plugin features with one click.
• Engage millions of WordPress.com users, allowing
them to interact with your site.
• Boost your site’s performance by taking the load of
certain features off your servers.
• Get regular updates, enhancements, and
troubleshooting from the same folks who build
• Work seamlessly with Akismet to stop spam from your
comments and contact forms
• Customize your site using CSS without affecting your
• View/Visitor Statistics
• Site uptime monitoring
• Beautiful galleries/slideshows
• Comments using social media
• Extra sidebar widgets
• Social media sharing
• Auto-publish to social media
• Brute force security monitoring
• Plugin/update management
Plus amazing support!
VaultPress protects and backs up your site with:
• Automated backups with easy restores.
• Daily security scans with one-click repairs.
• Help from the WordPress experts.
• Edit .htaccess + robots.txt ﬁle
• Social Integration
• Multi-Site Compatible
• Import & Export functionality
• Multilingual support
• Great documentation + support
• Page Analysis
• Advanced WordPress SEO
• Meta & Link Elements
• XML Sitemaps
• RSS Optimization
WP Super Cache
Creates static HTML ﬁles from your site.
Saves your server from processing heavier PHP ﬁles.
Helps protect your site from spikes in trafﬁc.
Easily sell your digital content.
No license restrictions.
No expensive hidden costs.
Perfectly integrates into your WordPress site.
Free for the basic version.
Free & Premium extensions to do even more.
The sky’s the limit!