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Themes and Plugins

WordPress Themes and Plugins

Useful information on themes and plugins.WordPress Themes and Plugins

Must have plugins:

  • Social Media Widget
  • Audio player
  • Maintenance Mode
  • Maintenance (The Radon Shop)
  • WordPress SEO
  • Google Analytics
  • Contact form 7
  • Contact form 7 Widget
  • Next Gen Gallery
  • Akismet
  • Google xml sitemaps
  • GC Testimonials
  • Display Widgets
  • Breadcrumb Navigation XT
  • Better Anchor Links
  • Easy Columns
  • bbPress (forums)
  • SideOffer (small side box reg for free)
  • Lightbox Pop
  • Black Studio TinyMCE (view page control for widget area)
  • Information Reel

We will be testing these themes and plugins on this site. So contact me if you need more information on them: info@wordpresstraining.ie

Themes

With Regard to themes used  on some of our  WordPress websites, here is a link to some of the themes:  ModestFlexibleTrimEvolution and Feather.

Elegant Theme – “Lucid” on website Knockeevin Montessori
Free WordPress Theme – Zenon Lite on website Summerhill Clinic (Good mobile version )
Elegant Theme – “Trim” on website Physical Therapy Treatment
Ink Themes I will be trying a new theme Poloray on website Start a Website
Some free WordPress themes worth checking out: Responsive, Ascetica, Sundance, Oxygen, Origami, Book Lite,  Gommero, Galaxy, Pilot Fish, Pitch, Squirrel, istudio and Themia Lite

 

Latest news on Images and Plugins

To get some free graphics and Icons check out: dryicons.com

For free photos and image check out: office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/

JETPACK – It is good for Subscriptions and Stats and you only pay for the Vault press section.

Gravity Forms – You pay for I think but great layout worth checking out.

WP Super Cache – Checks out the site performance keep it on easy mode  or you pay and check out W3 Total Cache.

WordPress SEO by Yoast – Great plugin I’am already using it on all my websites.

WP Touch – Great mobile pack.

Buddy Press – For social networks on your site.

bbPress – For setting up forums most do it on this site

Redirection – Checks out your page url if a directions is down.

WP DB Backup or VaultPress – To back up your site must use it on this site.

digg digg – For social buttons

CollabPress –  For project management

Login Logo – To put your logo up on wp-admin login area