Plugins

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Curated Plugins Pack

Based on our experience, we’ve compiled a library of frequently used plugins.  The plugins are selected based on quality and easy of use.

WP 101 Video Tutorials
  • Video Tutorials *
    • WP 101 – A 20-part series covering all the basics of how to use WordPress.
    • WP SEO – A 17-part video tutorial series that will teach you how to configure WordPress SEO to optimize your site for better rankings on search engines.
Social Media, Events, Forms
  • Bloom * – The Ultimate Email Opt-In forms plugin.
  • The Events Calendar – Create, manage and share events with ease. Creators of this plugin also offer available add-ons for recurring events, ticket sales and more.
  • Formidable Forms * – Quickly and easily create drag-and-drop forms.
  • Jetpack by WordPress.com – Adds over 30 features to your site including: Publicize to Facebook/Twitter, subscriptions, fancy image galleries, sharing, widget visibility, video embed shortcodes and more. Requires a wordpress.com account (free).
  • MailChimp for WordPress Lite – Free version of MailChimp for WordPress, for adding email subscription forms, sign-up forms and sign-up checkboxes to your site.
  • Monarch * – Offers a variety of highly effective social sharing options.
  • Simple Social Icons * – A simple, CSS and icon font driven social icons widget that helps you insert social icons in any widget area. (Used on Genesis Framework themes only)
  • SiteOrigin Widgets Bundle – This has a social icons widget that you can insert in the Top Header (above the primary header). It’s commonly used with the Astra theme.
  • WP-Polls – Add a poll into your WordPress post/page or an AJAX poll system to your blog.
Design & CSS
  • Divi Builder – Design your website with a drag-and-drop structure for adding, arranging and re-sizing advanced elements on your page. Works with any WordPress theme.
  • Font Awesome Icons – Easy way to insert icons into your page via HTML, shortcode or TinyMCE plugin.
  • WP Google Fonts – Allows you to import Google Fonts and use them in your Custom CSS.
Helpful Utilities
  • Akismet – Protects your blog from comment and trackback spam. Requires a wordpress.com account.
  • Better Search Replace – A simple search to find strings (URLs or other text) in your database and replace the string with other content.
  • Black Studio TinyMCE Widget * – Adds a WYSIWYG text widget based on the standard TinyMCE WordPress visual editor, so you can add rich text widgets, images and videos to your sidebars.
  • Classic Editor * – Not ready for the new WordPress Gutenberg editor? This restores the previous (“classic”) WordPress editor and the “Edit Post” screen.
  • Email Address Encoder * – Protect email addresses from spam bots.
  • EWWW Image Optimizer * – Reduce file sizes for images within WordPress.
  • Google Analytics by Yoast – Makes it simple to add Google Analytics to your WordPress blog.
  • Redirection * – Manage 301 redirections and track 404 errors.
  • Remove Comment Website/URL Box – Hide the website/URL field from the WordPress comment form.
  • TinyMCE Advanced – Enables advanced features and plugins in TinyMCE, the visual editor in WordPress.
  • Coming Soon Page & Maintenance Mode by Seed Prod – Creates a Coming Soon, Maintenance Mode or Launch page for your website.
  • Widget Importer & Exporter – Move widgets from one site to another, and backup your widgets.
  • WordPress Importer – Import posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, tags and more from a WordPress export file.
  • Comet Cache * (formerly known as ZenCache) – Makes your site load faster.
SEO & Security
  • iThemes Security * – Over 30+ ways to secure and protect your WordPress site.
  • WordPress SEO * – All-in-one SEO solution for WordPress, including on-page content analysis, XML sitemaps and more.
Theme Specific: Genesis Framework

These plugins are specific to the Genesis Framework Themes:

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