Multisite Stands Alone (halfelf.org) But one of the big problems with multisite is that everyone’s network setup is different. This brings people to their biggest complaint in Multisite: Why isn’t there a plugin for this already?
What’s Hot in 2013: Our Picks (net.tutsplus.com) 2012 was a fantastic year for new technologies, products, and frameworks in our industry. That said, 2013 is looking to be even better! Recently, I asked our Nettuts+ writing staff to compile a list of the technologies that they’ll be keeping a close eye on. Now these aren’t necessarily brand new, but we expect them to spike in popularity this year!
The Great SEO Dilemma (8bit.io) Your theme’s code should conform to industry standards and be semantically appealing to search engine robots. This means your content should be well organized into digestible chunks so that the appropriate words, phrases, and paragraphs are correctly interpreted by these robots when they pop in unexpectedly to visit your site.
WP-Mix: Code Snippets & Tutorials for WordPress (wp-mix.com) Jeff Starr, the guy behind the awesome WordPress resource site and “Digging Into WordPress” book recently launched a new site that will showcase code snippets as mini-tuts and straight-up tips aimed at WordPress developers and web designers in general. It’s called WP-Mix.
OmniGallery (colorlabsproject.com) OmniGallery supports Flickr, Picasa, Pinterest, Facebook Albums, and Instagram. The plugin is very simple to use. Once it’s downloaded and activated, you just need to fill in a simple form where you can type in your Flickr, Instagram and Pinterest usernames.
Restore Image Title (wordpress.org) WordPress 3.5 introduced a new feature - when images are inserted into posts, the title attribute is not included in the image tag. This plugin restores the title attribute when images are inserted into posts.
How To Add App Store Applications To WordPress (www.wpjedi.com) Apple has a very exciting application store in the App Store. There are a ton of quality applications available there. If you are running your app website on WordPress, you could always use these Apple App Store plugins to add application data to it quickly.
Royal Slider (wpmu.org) Royal Slider has been a popular premium slider plugin for a long time, and the all-new version of the old favorite is a good option for your WordPress sites. It is fully responsive, gives you the ability to add multiple animated HTML blocks, and has almost a dozen templates for adding things like thumbnail navigation, deep linking, video, and more.
6 Great Plugins for Adding a Social Stream to Your Blog (managewp.com) Are you looking for an easy way to share your social networking updates with your blog readers and visitors? Since most of us are members of various social networking sites, a social stream is one of the best ways to show off all of your updates and shared content in an organized manner.
Smart Cleanup Tools (www.dev4press.com) Smart Cleanup Tools is a powerful plugin that can be used to cleanup WordPress database from various unneeded data and records (and keep track of saving made and other relevant statistics). Contains 15 cleanup and reset tools, and some of them can be used for WordPress Multisite.
Top 20 Free WordPress Themes of 2012 (wpmu.org) One of the highlights of 2012 was the large number of excellent free WordPress themes released into the wild by benevolent open sourcers. I have compiled 20 of the most popular free themes featured on WPMU.org during last year.
How to Add EXIF Photo Tags in WordPress (www.wpbeginner.com) WordPress is an awesome tool to share your photos with the world. It has great plugins and the best WordPress photography themes to showcase your images. EXIF tags are metadata information saved with captured photographs and audio by modern digital devices.