What problems is the title referring to with your WordPress website? Perhaps you are having some of the follow problems?
- You web server doesn’t allow sendmail use.
- You are having problems with contact forms.
- You wish you didn’t specific pages appearing in your navigation menu.
- You need an easy to use gallery plugin.
- People do not revisit your website to follow up on comments.
- You don’t know how to easily backup your MySQL database.
- You need to increase visitor times on your website.
There are many plugins that you can install, but many don’t actually address specific problems. The ones this article covers do, from solving tech issues to presentation and referral.
This plugin solves the problem of when your web hosting provider doesn’t allow the use of sendmail. This plugin can be configured to send messages via an SMTP server you use instead. So now you and visitors will receive comment notification if setup.
Website url: http://coffee2code.com/wp-plugins/configure-smtp/
Contact Form 7
This plugin saves you plenty of time by allowing you to easily setup contact forms. You setup a contact form via its interface and then just embed the contact form short redirect code in your page or post. It takes minutes to setup and looks great.
Website url: http://contactform7.com/
Exclude Pages from Navigation
This plugin solves the issue of having all WordPress ‘pages’ appear as an navigation item. Instead you can exclude pages from the navigation menus, enabling you to link manually via pages and posts when required.
Website url: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/exclude-pages/
Put your images into a zip file and upload via the NextGEN gallery interface. Then use a simple code to embed a gallery into a page or post. Thumbnails are automatically generated and images when selected appear in lightbox windows.
Subscribe To Comments
Perhaps you want to encourage comments on your self-hosted blog? Problem is people don’t know when they have received a response from you. Well this plugin solves that problem and provides an option for comment leaves to subscribe to comments on a post.
WordPress Database Backup
Regularly MySQL backups is a must have of any self-hosted WordPress blog. This plugin allows you to automate the process or manually request a backup. You can download, store on server or email the backups.
Yet Another Related Posts Plugin
What if you’ve written a series of related posts, do you tell people about it, hope they click through the categories or hope they realise there is more of the same? Well this plugin presents another option by automatically listing related posts. It can make mistakes, but on the whole is an impressive plugin.
Website url: http://mitcho.com/code/yarpp/
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