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Web Garden Plugin Spotlight

Widgets! Wait… Widgets? Yep… Widgets!

What are widgets exactly, you ask? They are modular tools in WordPress that developers can use to make adding/editing content by users EASY! And, all users LOVE easy, right?

Plugin Spotlight: TablePress

Introducing TablePress – the last table you’ll ever need! Tired of HTML Tables? So Are We! TablePress is a great little plugin that allows users to create sortable tables using a graphical user interface that allows html markup! For all you HTML beginners out there, this can be a HUGE time-/life-saver! Have a glossary of

Plugin Spotlight: Custom Contact Forms

Custom Contact Forms Custom Contact Forms is an incredibly useful plugin that allows you to create contact forms in an easy-to-use graphical interface and then use a shortcode to display the form on a page, widget, post or in a page/section template in the WordPress Appearance -> Editor.

Plugin Spotlight: WordPress SEO by Yoast

This is a MUST-HAVE for Every WordPress-Based Site WordPress SEO by Yoast improves upon the “out-of-the-box” optimization which is already pretty good. In fact WordPress was recently named Google’s preferred platform for blogging, small business, index-ability, & AdSense (Google’s affiliate ad network). The significant advantage that WordPress SEO by Yoast offers over the out-of-the-box optimization

Plugin Spotlight: bxslider Integration for WordPress

bxslider Integration for WordPress bxslider replaces the built-in WordPress gallery shortcode with a fully customizable slider that can be used by anyone! The majority of sites I design include a bxslider slideshow; there’s even one on our Home Page!

Plugin Spotlight: Easy Fancybox

This week’s Web Garden Plugin Spotlight is: Easy Fancybox!   This fancy little plugin can help make your site stand out! It allows you to display content on your site in “light-box” style windows that popup over your site content. This can be great for several reasons:

Plugin Spotlight: Google Analytics Dashboard for WP

Google Analytics is a must have for every site. The information it puts at your finger-tips can inform your online marketing strategies, tweak your content to match your visitors needs and track whether your advertising $ are being spent effectively. But who wants to login to Google Analytics constantly to check your stats? The Answer: