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Tumblog Plugin Released By WooThemes

WooThemes has released a plugin , WooTumblog,  that will convert your WordPress Theme into a Thumblr-style blog.

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Updating WordPress and Plugins

As WordPress continues to roll out updates it’s becoming increasing common for some plugins to fail to survive the update.  Early on I was in a habit of immediately updating my sites as soon as the newest version of WordPress rolled out.  Then during one update a plugin that was critical to the operation of the site broke causing a mad dash to find a replacement or lose the primary function of the site.

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Easy Way to Import Content to Your WordPress Site

Having developed an event site, WhatsUpWv.com and then expanded by separating content into several subdomains of the main domain I needed an easy way to draw the recent posts from each site and display them  – basically to improve and encourage navigation between the sites.

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Blog and Tweet

If you have a wordpress.com blog you can now write one entry and have it posted to both your blog and twitter account.  This isn’t available for self-hosted wordpress blogs yet but I’m hoping  it will come down the pike in the not too distant future.

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MaxBlogPress Stripe Ad

Found this wordpress plugin while surfing and had to try it out…

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Changes in WordPress 2.8

Most of the chaPressnges to WP 2.8 are backend or admin changes.  

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WP Limit Posts Automatically WordPress Plugin

WP Limit Posts Automatically is another useful across the board plugin.  The main function of this plugin is to controll the size of  post lists, whether on your front page, in archives or searches.  (Note: it doesn’t limit how much you can write – just adds a “read more” link.)   This is particularly helpful if you are using posts for your home page, have posts that are longer in length and do not want everyone to have to scroll down through the entire content of each post just to find the info they are looking for.  Basically, makes your site more user friendly. 

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Contact Form 7 – WordPress Plugin – Basic Contact Form

I haven’t really written about any specific wordpress plugins so I thought I would mention a few that I highly recommend.  I’ll be adding them in no particular order (not trying to show favoritism)  since they all serve different purposes. 

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Understanding WordPress Plugins and Widgets

 

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