Useful WP Stuff

This page is a collection of themes, plugins, and resources for WordPress which I find useful and may want to use again.

Revive Old Posts – How would you like to tweet and share your posts from last year? That’s what this plugin does.

AMP – the official plugin for Google AMP.

AMP for WP – this plugin adds all the features you expected from the official plugin, including comment sections, menu, site logo, etc.

Social Warfare – a social media plugin that lets you share network specific images and snippets.

WP SEO Structured Data Schema – an advanced SEO plugin which helps make your content show up in google’s preferred formatting in its search results.

Widget Importer & Exporter – this plugin lets you export a list of widgets from one site and import them into another WP site.

Author WordPress themes – a collection of themes for author websites

Mailchimp – an email newsletter service. it’s free tier can’t be beat.

www.wpthemedetector.com – This is a site that identifies WP themes.

GTMetrix.com – this is my main diagnostic tool for speeding up a site.

Mailmunch – a second newsletter service. I like it for its form and for the subscription confirmation email option (you can use it to give away bonus content).

Serverpress – A development tool that lets you run WP sites on Windows/OSX.

ManageWP – Manage all your WP sites from one backend.

Pixels – a free stock photo site.

Cookie Law Info – an easy way to comply with EU’s law on tracking cookies.

FV Gravatar Cache – this plugin caches gravatar icons

wpSpoiler – easy to use spoiler tags

Align RSS Images – fixes the image CSS tags in an RSS feed.

Page Specific stylesheets – Do you want to tweak one page’s CSS without touching the rest of the site? here you go.

Child Themify – An easy to use child theme creator.

WP 404 Auto Redirect to Similar Post – Got a broken link on your site? This plugin automatically searches for pages and posts with a similar slug, and then redirects visitors to that page.

WP Smush – an image optimization plugin.

Shortpixel – an even better image optimization plugin (use this one).

WP-Optimize – a database optimization plugin.

Yoast SEO – a good basic SEO plugin.

WordPress Notification Bar – it’s like a banner ad across the top of your site

Widgetize Pages Light – good for adding a widget area in the middle of a page or post.

Page Builder by SiteOrigin – a great tool if you want to build a one of a kind page with a custom layout.

WP Keyword Suggest – this plugin helps you find longer keywords for posts.