Posts Tagged ‘wordpress plugin’

Two WordPress plugins you should pay attention to

May 12th, 2009

I’ve been searching the web for something interesting and useful for you and came across these two incredible plugins.

TDO Mini Forms
wordpress plugin

There are few ways to run the blog when you are out of time or ideas. The best way is to ask your readers to write gust posts for you. And here is where TDO Mini Forms plugin will be of the great help for you. This marvellous plugin will create nicely customizable forms that allow your users to submit posts. The submitted posts are directed to “draft” where you can edit, delete or publish them. You also have an opportunity to ban curtain users and IP’s from using the form. I think this nice plugin makes guest posting more convenient for both sides.

The Organize Series plugin
great WordPress plugin

Well, I think you’ve already guessed what this plugin is for. The series of posts are extremely popular among readers, thus if you plan to write the series on some particular theme this plugin will be very useful. It organizes your articles and blog posts you’ve written as a part of a series making it easy for your readers to find some specific post and see what series you’ve written.

What tasks would you like to have a plugin for?

Twitter tools for WordPress

April 28th, 2009

twitter for wordpress
Twitter seems to become a must have for every blogger nowadays. Not only it is a popular social network but also a very good promotion tool. So, here are some useful twitter tools for WordPress for you.

This WordPress Plugin utilizes Twitter’s API to automatically push your newly published post to your Twitter account as a tweet. This plugin also converts the links into tiny URLs. It’s a good additional way to let your readers know you’ve got a new post published.

The Twitter Updater
WordPress plugin that sends a Twitter status update to your Twitter account automatically when you publish or edit a post. You can specify the text of the update and turn it off/on.

WP Twitip ID
This little plugin adds a field to your comment form for your commentators to put their twitter username

Twitter Tools
The plugin integrates your blog with your Twitter account. This nice plugin allows you to pull tweets into your blog and create new tweets on your blog posts.

This simple plugin gives you an opportunity to update your Twittr status right from your WordPress blog sidebar. The quick and easy status updates even do not require a page reload.

Twitter Feed
Another plugin that posts your weblog updates to your Twitter account.

Very popular plugin that displays what people are saying about your blog posts on Twitter.

This small plugin allows you to show tweets that contain some particular keyword.

Displays the most popular tweets.

Allows to send your comments as tweets.

What are the Twitter tools you use at your WordPress blogs?

Create an online store out of your WordPress blog

April 14th, 2009

wordpress shopping cart

The majority of WordPress bloggers make money with paid advertising and affiliate programs, but there are some other ways to make money online, one of them is to actually sell things online. What do you need to make your WordPress powered blog an online store? Well, basically, all you need is a shopping cart.
There are some options available for you:

* WP e-Commerce Plugin
This application is the most complete, powerful, elegant and easy to use Shopping Plugin for WordPress.

* Quick Shop Plugin
This nice plugin adds a SideBar widget allowing the users to see what they currently have in the cart and gives them an opportunity to remove the items. The TinyMCE button is one of the greatest features of the Quick Shop Plugin, it allows you to easily add products to your blog posts and pages.

* eShop plugin
This powerful WordPress plugin has many great features. It allows to list multiple products, with add to cart form, on a single page and to use Wordpress pages or posts to create products, 3 methods for calculating shipping charges are available, products can have multiple options. These are only few of the features available.

* WP Live-Shopping plugin
The widget gives you the ability to display all live shopping offers at your blog in one single widget. The widget can be added to your sidebar and customized to look as you wish it to look like.

* WP Auctions plugin
This great plugin gives you an opportunity to host auctions on your blog and to sell anything you want to fee-free. There are many features: you can create and host as many auctions as you wish, upload multiple images for each auction, sell everything only on ‘Buy It Now’ basis, get payment via PayPal and many more.

* ArtPal plugin
This free WordPress plugin was originally created for artists to give them an opportunity to sell their art works online. The plugin simply integrates the PayPal with a Wordpress blog.

Have you tried any of these plugins and what was your experience?