Category: WordPress Plugins

Maps Builder – The Ultimate Google Maps Plugin

by Carly
18 September 2015

Looking for an easy way to integrate a Google Map onto your website? If so, Maps Builder should definitely be on your radar. It’s one of the best Google Maps plugins out there and, best of all, it’s free! Lots of you probably know that you can integrate a map…

WooCommerce Recommends Top 10 WordPress Plugins

by Carly
11 September 2015

There are currently nearly 40,000 plugins in the official repo, which can make choosing the perfect plugin quite a difficult task. To help make it easier to find the best plugins around, WooCommerce have put together a list of ten of the best plugins available. The list was made up…

Jetpack to Include New Feature: Start

by Carly
04 September 2015

Automattic recently announced that they’re working on a new element for the much used Jetpack plugin. The new element, which is named “Start”, will assist users in the setup of a WordPress page. According to Automattic, hosting agencies are set to benefit from “Start”, though it looks as though the…

Ding ding ding! It’s BuddyPress vs. PeepSo

by Carly
04 August 2015

In the red corner we have the long-established BuddyPress plugin…and in the blue corner is the newcomer to the field, PeepSo. Nah, we’re just kidding. One of the great things about WordPress is that new plugins and themes are released every single day and would-be competitors get to exist harmoniously…

Microsoft Launch Official WordPress Plugin

by Carly
30 June 2015

Technology powerhouse Microsoft have been cultivating a number of partnerships with WordPress throughout recent years and months and the most recent piece of news is the launch of Microsoft’s OneNote Publisher plugin. Designed to simplify the migration of data from a OneNote document to a WordPress post, the plugin will make it so…

Latest WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities

07 May 2015

There have been a few new stories in the last couple of weeks highlighting a fresh wave of WordPress vulnerabilities that affect a number of popular plugins, so keep reading to check if any of your installed plugins are on the list and need to be updated. Sucuri released the…

Has Facebook Abandoned Its WordPress Plugin?

05 May 2015

It’s customary for every major social media network to maintain a WordPress plugin, with plugins designed for Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube all available for users. Back in 2012 Facebook launched an official plugin, which is active on over 200,000 sites, however, it appears as though the plugin has…

WooCommerce: The eCommerce Giant

16 March 2015

It’s a well-known fact that WooCommerce is the world’s most popular WordPress eCommerce plugin. Over the last few years its popularity has surged and it has largely been accepted as the most user-friendly, effective eCommerce plugin. But did you realise exactly how mind-blowingly popular WooCommerce has become? According to recent…

Say Hello to the Official Twitter WordPress Plugin

04 March 2015

Last week the world said an excited hello to the official Twitter plugin for WordPress, which bundles Twitter’s functionality into a WordPress plugin for the first time ever. The package aims to allow WordPress sites to embed Twitter content onto their sites and grow their Twitter following at the same…

Today is Thank a Plugin Developer Day!

28 January 2015

Every January 28th since 2009 has been Thank a Plugin Developer Day, when WordPress users around the globe take a few minutes to thank the developers of their favourite plugins. It’s a fantastic way to highlight the plugins you love and use on a daily basis, while letting their developers…