WordPress plugin directory is a great resource for free WordPress plugins. As I was browsing the repository I found 10 WordPress plugins that have the highest number of ratings and downloads.
Google XML Sitemaps is a WordPress plugin which allows you to generate a sitemap for your website. The plugin automatically updates the sitemap whenever you publish a new post/page. It helps search engine crawlers discover new content as well as index your site more efficiently.
Simple Maintenance is a lightweight WordPress plugin which allows you to show a sleek maintenance page to the visitors while your website is undergoing maintenance.
One question I get asked a lot – “How can I protect a music file and sell from my website?”. Well, it’s not really hard to sell music from your website. And if you have the right tool in place you should be able to do it very easily. Currently, I’m using the WP eStore plugin for selling digital goods (It’s a popular e-commerce software for selling online and I’m a big fan of it).
WP eStore is a powerful e-commerce plugin for WordPress specifically for selling digital goods online. While most e-commerce plugins focus on selling physical products, WP eStore is just for selling digital goods making it the world’s easiest way to sell digital downloads through WordPress. It has a simple and intuitive user interface that looks and feels just like WordPress, making editing and adding your products as simple and natural as possible.
In WordPress 3.6 there are some major changes in the post editor. One of them is Video/Audio support. Users can now embed their favourite videos or audio files into posts directly. There is no need to install a WordPress plugin for video/audio playback anymore.
Having issues with slow site? Here is a great tutorial by Chris Coyier to speed up your WordPress site.
WP Elegant Testimonial is an easy-to-use WordPress Testimonial Plugin to insert testimonials to a post or page. There is no limit to the number of testimonials you can use on a specific page. You can insert as many testimonials as you want using shortcodes.
Google+ has a nice option where you can connect your existing WordPress sites to a specific Google+ profile. It allows you to verify your WordPress blog authorship with Google+. Let me show you an example so you know what I’m talking about.
Are you feeling frustrated because you can’t remember your WordPress admin password? Don’t worry! there is an easy way to get rid of this problem.