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My Recent Favorite Plugins

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August 18, 2015

My Recent Favorite Plugins

A quick run through of five of my recent favorite WordPress Plugins

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Ryan King

August 18, 2015
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  1. MY RECENT FAVORITE PLUGINS RYAN KING @ryancanhelpyou

  2. 5 plugins

  3. 5 minutes

  4. but first…

  5. what makes a good plugin?

  6. CRITERIA: • WP coding conventions / standards • Well designed

    / intuitive usability • High rating • Maintained (recently updated and has respected and/or several authors) • WP.org vs private plugins • Does not duplicate abilities already built into WP core • Free and/or cheap preferably
  7. …and in no particular order:

  8. 1

  9. https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-nested-pages/

  10. 2

  11. https://wordpress.org/plugins/ninja-forms/ ALTERNATIVES: Contact Form 7 Gravity Forms JetPack Forms

  12. 3

  13. https://wordpress.org/plugins/enable-media-replace/

  14. 4

  15. https://wordpress.org/plugins/backwpup/ ALTERNATIVES: Dropmysite VaultPress Managed Hosting

  16. 5

  17. https://wordpress.org/plugins/wpcore/

  18. But what about plugins not hosted on WordPress.org?

  19. Google it. MY 3-STEP PROCESS: www.wptavern.com/category/plugins 1 www.tidyrepo.com 2 3

  20. TEST ENVIRONMENT: 1 Setup blank WP install to test new

    plugins 2 Import content from Theme Unit Test http://codex.wordpress.org/Theme_Unit_Test
  21. THANK YOU RYAN KING @ryancanhelpyou