Wordpress widgets are very important in CMS. In every CMS like WP and Drupal we have sidebar widgets. In Drupal creating a sidebar is very easy. Wordpress cannot give you default and easy create widget or sidebar functionality. Many times we want to create just simple text and image widget using the wysiwyg editor. There are many easy ways to create widget using text widget functionality. We can add the HTML and image or media in text widget.
Now these days wptouch wp plugin is became vintage plugin for wp developers. Till year of 2012 many of wp developers are using the wptouch plugin for mobile responsiveness. Now these day every wp theme needs to be responsive. There are many Internet users who are using websites on mobile devices. There are too many types of devices like Iphone, Ipad, Android, Windows and tablets. Every tech guy and girls are using the handy devices for net surfing. We do use tech gadgets for many purposes. So it is necessary to your site need to be Mobile and device friendly.
wordpress database and media files backup is very important for any site and blog. There are too many site which are build on wordpress.
So backup strategy is so important. Some times you do not have time to take backup of many files and then put again on other hosting service.
It becomes important when you are doing the migration of wordpress sites. Using following plugin you can take the backup files and database backup files.
NextGEN Gallery is a most downloaded wordpress gallery plugin which makes us to manage and organize your images and galleries. There are many wordpress gallery and sideshow plugins but nextgen gallery is most used and popular in wordpress world. In every second website we need to show the gallery or sideshow. For showing gallery or sideshow, Nextgen gallery is quickest and simple solution. Every wp designers and developers first choice for gallery or slideshow is Nextgen gallery plugin. I written my review about NextGen gallery wordpress plugin.
I almost used every wordpress seo plugins But I like following wordpress plugins due to some reasons. Personally I like the “WordPress SEO by Yoast” wordpress plugin for SEO purpose. It is simple to use. It is not impacting on your site performance. It takes less then 40% memory as compare the other seo plugins.
This is very old thing still I am bringing up again. From Jan 2012 wordpress is allowing to add the wordpress plugin header image in wordpress plugin listing. After adding image to assets folder to SVN root. Plugin image will appear after half hour.
Many people using featured images in there blog or sites. Setting featured images for every post is not possible for some times so creating the one default image and set that default image for all the posts is really good idea. Some times If you not have the default image then it is possible to break your wordpress theme or it does not look nice without featured image. In this article I will show you how to set the default featured image using wp plugin.