One of the best things about WordPress is the seemingly unlimited range of its plugins that you can use to add any web based features to your website or blog. It makes it so easy for even the most amateur web users, with no coding skills, to create and manage their own websites. This is the reason why WordPress is the preferred CMS for millions of webmasters across the globe.
However, you cannot install too many unnecessary plugins to your WordPress website since that can hurt your site’s performance. You need to choose simple and the right plugins that can perform multiple functions for you and save your website from any additional load.
To make this choice easier for you, here’s a list of some of the most useful WordPress plugins that cover almost all the functions that any modern day website needs.
If you are looking for a good audio player to give your WordPress blog readers an option of playing music or podcasts, the Compact WP Audio Player plugin is a great choice. A hybrid of flash and HTML5, it can be used to play files that are in either MP3 or OGG format.
That’s right, this also behaves as an OGG player for WordPress! The player is nicely designed, compact, and compatible with all major devices and browsers. It uses a simple shortcode to embed audio files on your posts and pages.
As we all know, plugins take your site from one that looks good and functions well to one that looks outstanding and because of extended features and options, takes functionality (and in turn, sales) to new heights.
We also know that it’s been said that a picture is worth a million words. For folks interested in selling their digital products, giving visitors more than a mere description is vital to sales. When it comes to making your online business stand out, it’s no secret that visually-enticing, head-turning images, video and music (depending on your needs, of course) not only jazz up the proverbial “look and feel” of your site, but it also strengthens the user-experience. Continue reading
In this tutorial I will show you how easily you can add a datepicker in all the date fields of your WordPress plugin admin interface.