WordPress.org Joins HootSuite's App Directory (ow.ly) If you have a self-hosted WordPress site, using HootSuite's WordPress.org app you will be able share your posts directly to social networks added to HootSuite and more (like composing new posts or moderate and reply to comments). Multiple accounts are supported, so if you have to manage many WordPress sites you can now do just that without ever leaving the HootSuite dashboard (which can be rather useful if you ask me).
BoomBar (ithemes.com) Boom Bar is a new plugin that makes it easy to add top or bottom notification bars to your WordPress site. You can even show your latest tweets or provide a login prompt for registered users of your WordPress site, all in brightly-colored (or monochromatic) customizable ribbons.
Authy (wordpress.org) Add Authy two-factor authentication to WordPress. Users opt in for an added level of security that relies on random codes from their mobile devices.
GC Message Bar (wordpress.org) GC Message Bar is a light plugin which allows you to place a catchy message and a Call To Action button to the top or bottom of your website.
20 Top NextGEN Gallery Plugins (www.wpjedi.com) The NextGEN gallery plugin should not need any introduction. It is one of the most popular gallery plugins for WordPress with a ton of options for you to play with. You could always get more out of this plugin by using some of the extensions available for it and you can make your sites and photos more dynamic.
The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Permalinks (managewp.com) As you will probably know or have read around, WordPress is one of the best Content Management Systems you can use when it comes to SEO.
One important consideration when building and setting up a new WordPress site is definitely your URL structure, better known in WordPress as the permalink structure.
6 Impressive and Affordable Premium WordPress Plugins (managewp.com) Do you buy premium WordPress plugins or do you only stick to free plugins? Not all premium plugins cost an arm and a leg; most of them are pretty affordable. If you’re not using premium WordPress plugins, maybe it’s about time that you started. Yes, free plugins don’t cost anything, but that also means that everyone can and will be using them.
required+ Foundation Parent Theme (themes.required.ch) required+ Foundation is a rock-solid WordPress parent theme helping you build websites faster on more devices. Based on Foundation Framework, the theme is fully documented and it comes with a sample child theme to get people started and some optional short code plugins.
8 Cool WordPress Themes for Video Blogging (www.wpjedi.com) Video blogging is a pretty established marketing tactic these days. Many top bloggers have been doing it for a few years already. Having a strong presence on YouTube and other video sites is nice. But you should also have your own site to promote your videos through. These 8 WordPress themes enable you to bring your video site online fast.
10 Awesome Mobile Themes / Plugins for WordPress (www.wpjedi.com) Every year that goes by, more people get used to the idea of using their smartphones or tablets to visit sites. If your website is not mobile-friendly, you are going to have a very difficult time keeping your mobile visitors happy. These 10 mobile themes make your website look more professional on handheld devices.
Elevatr Elevatr allow you to create signup forms and webinars landing pages with just few clicks. It’s the perfect plugin for beginners and a saving time tool for advanced users. You have Aweber and MailChimp integration so that you can increase leads through email marketing.
How to Find a Backdoor in a Hacked WordPress Site and Fix It (www.wpbeginner.com) Backdoor is referred to a method of bypassing normal authentication and gaining the ability to remotely access the server while remaining undetected. Most smart hackers always upload the backdoor as the first thing. This allows them to regain access even after you find and remove the exploited plugin. Backdoors often survive the upgrades, so your site is vulnerable until you clean this mess up.
How to Display your Featured Posts in WordPress (themefuse.com) As we all know, the standard way of displaying posts in WordPress is to have them ordered chronologically one below the other. However, if we take a look at some of the most popular sites on the web, we’ll see that this may not be the most effective approach.