Podcast Episode

225 – Making WordPress Easier to Use


Is there a plugin for that?

With more than 50,000 plugins in the WordPress repository, it’s hard to find the perfect one. Each week, I will highlight an interesting plugin form the repository.

For more great plugins, download my 50 Most Useful Plugins eBook.

No Update Nag removes the WordPress update notification that appears at the top of all admin pages when a new version of WordPress is released.

This plugin would be great for client sites that you may be managing to make sure that your clients aren’t annoyed by the warning when they are paying you to keep everything updated.

Making WordPress Easier to Use

WordPress 4.2 Beta 2
– Adding Plugins is a breeze

Improved Emoji Support
– Smilie faces and more are built into WordPress 4.2
– Probably a feature for blogs

Switching Theme in Customizer
Want to see what your new theme looks like before activating? Change your site to a new theme and customize widgets before going live. Really cool.

Press This Button
Are you always scouring the internet for articles to blog about. Add the Press This bookmarklet to your internet browser and easily create new posts with a single click.

One of the toughest things to customize in WordPress is the colors and styles of things. Using this Premium plugin, you can now customize every piece of your site without writing any code.

Check out CSS Hero today!

Manage your plugins thru Jetpack Manage
If you have multiple websites that you manage, I’d recommend installing Jetpack and using Jetpack manage to keep your sites and your plugins updated.

You can find out more at wordpress.com/plugins

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    • gagogodesigns Reply

      I cant remember what episode but you talked about a plugin that clients would see how to videos for wordpress. What was that plugin?

      Nov 30, 2015

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