As an experienced WordPress user, we keep ourselves updated with the development of the core, plugin releases and useful WordPress tips and tricks shared by developers and enthusiasts. In today’s post, we’d like to share with you updated WordPress tips and tricks and plugins that are interesting and useful. Without further ado, here’s another 30+ More Useful WordPress Tricks & Hacks.
AntiVirus for WordPress monitors malicious injections and warns you of any possible attacks.
This plugin will allow users to digg / bury every thread of your comments, thus find out the most valuable comments as well as the human-spammers.
Smart plugin that uses artificial intelligence and natural language processing technology to find your writing errors and offer smart suggestions.
Anti-AdBlock WordPress Plugin detects if a regular visitor to your blog (10 visits by default) has AdBlock software enabled. If so, it will display a floating notification message on the 11th visit to your visitor.
An allrounder wordpress plugin which takes care of it all be it your ads, your feeds, your tracking codes even the way you edit your posts!
A one stop shop for improved web typography in WordPress. Ability includes:
- Spacing control, including: gluing values to units, widow protection, and forced internal wrapping of long URLs & email addresses.
- Intelligent character replacement, including smart handling of: quote marks ( “foo” ), dashes ( foo - bar ), ellipses ( … ), trademarks ( ™ ), math symbols ( 1024×768 ), fractions ( 12/23 ), and ordinal suffixes ( 3rd )
- CSS hooks for styling: ampersands (class “amp”), acronyms (class “caps”), numbers (class “numbers”), initial single quotes (class “quo”), and initial double quotes & guillemets (class “dquo”).
Once enabled, this plugin will combine and compress JS and CSS files to improve page load time.
Simply set the desired number of days by changing the number “30” to whatever you would like. As is, this script will close comments, pingbacks and trackbacks on all articles posted more than 30 days ago.
Display a customized Read More message and display related post in Thumbnails by manipulating WordPress custom fields.
WordPress Shadows plugin is a plugin to add shadows to a range of objects. Currently supported are images, divs and blockquotes.
State-of-the-art e-Commerce platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards and usability. Similar plugin: MiniCart
Change date displays to ‘Today’, ‘Yesterday’, ‘2 Days Ago‘, ‘2 Weeks Ago‘, ‘2 ‘Seconds Ago‘, ‘2 Minutes Ago‘, ‘2 Hours Ago‘.
This plugin adds voting functionality for posts. This function is similar to Reddit or Digg, in that visitors can vote for and against.
An enhancement for WordPress’s comment function. It enables users to reply on a exist comment, and the discussion will be displayed threaded or nested.
How to leave admin-visible notes on a public visible blog posts.
This plugin lets you show a different greeting message to your new visitors depending on their referrer url. For example, when a Digg user clicks through from Digg, they will see a message reminding them to digg your post if they like it. Similar plugin: Referrer Detector
PhotoSmash Galleries makes it easy to create photo galleries in posts or pages that your users can upload images to. Click here for a demo.
Automatically sends out thank you emails to readers after they post a comment. By default, it will send emails out after 1 day to remind readers of their comments and to get them engaged with future discussion and your blog. Comment Relish is another similar plugin worth a mention.
Plugin that gives you the ability to break your comments into a number of search engine optimized pages. Particulary useful if you have a lot of comments on blog posts.
This plugin will monitor your blog looking for broken links and let you know if any are found. It also works for images.
Advanced ad management plugin that lets you decide who will see your ads, depending on user defined conditions. Click here to see a demo.
Shows the current download count and even refreshes the count every 15 seconds automatically.
With the Simple Post Thumbnails plugin, adding thumbnail images to your posts is as easy as uploading any image (no editing required) and clicking the “Update Post” button. Upon upload, the plugin will re-size and crop the selected image according to whatever parameters you specify within the plugin configuration.
How to increase pageviews by adding thumbnails to related posts using the popular YARPP pluginand WordPress custom fields.
If you prefer to manage and control your own blog posts’ permalinks to their respective social bookmarking sites instead of using plugins, these WordPress link codes will come in handy.
List random posts from a chosen category. You can choose how many posts to display, and whether to show the excerpt or the full content in addition to the post title.
Useful plugin to help people who use WordPress to manage their post’s custom fields with ease.
Title says it all. Click here for a demo.
If you have something you’d like to insert in every blog post, this trick will save you from manually inserting them to each post one by one.
A great commenting module that makes the default WordPress module looks really dumb. Read more about what Intense Debate can do.
By using a template file you can completely control the look and feel of the search results page.
This plugins allows you to control the visibility of WordPress elements depending on the users country of origin. You can hide or show certain elements of a page or some sections of a post from users browsing from a particular country.
Turn your WordPress blog into Twitter alike site.
More Useful Tricks & Hacks
Here are more useful WordPress tricks and hacks related articles we’ve previously published. If you come across any good one that we’ve missed, please let us know 🙂
- Most Wanted WordPress Tricks & Hacks – Part I
- Most Wanted WordPress Tricks & Hacks – Part II
- How To Manage and Handle Multi-Author Blogs