WordPress is getting more and more popular, which means the top bloggers need to stay ahead of the game by using the correct plugins to control their content. Yesterday, SmashingApps.com released a fantastic list of plugins, which every blogger should be using, but probably isn’t. I’ve finally got the chance to list the plugins myself, so without waiting any further, here’s the list:
Flash Photo Carousel – This plugin is built to manage the excellent flShow Photo Carousel within the comfort of the WordPress dashboard.
Plugin Manager – Plugin Manager lets you to view, download and install plugins from wordpress.org from an AJAX’ed interface, instead of manually downloading, extracting and uploading each plugin.
Manageable – A WordPress plugin that allows for inline editing of the date, title, author, categories, tags, status and more on both posts and pages without leaving the “Manage” admin sections. No need to load each post or page individually. Simply double-click anywhere in the post or page row and when you’re done, press enter. Alternately, you can click the link in the new “Edit” column.
DivvaFlip -With DivvaFlip WordPress Plugins, you can now use your nextgen ready galleries or the new embedded media management on WordPress.
Tweet This – A plugin that adds a Twitter icon to every post and page, so your readers can share your blog entries on their Twitter accounts with ease.
WP Easy Uploader – WP Easy Uploader was created to make the life of WordPress bloggers easier by allowing an Administrator to add plugins, themes, and any type of file to WordPress directly from inside WordPress. You no longer have to load up an FTP client just to try out that latest plugin or to upload a text document for people to download.
AddFreeStats – AddfreeStats.com provides to Webmasters, free website statistics on their web site visitors.
Insert easily AddFreeStats tracker on your blog with this plugin.
Featplug – Featplug is a WordPress plugin that can mine your blog’s content and generate ‘featured content’ section for your site using the suitable stories. It can also run as a standalone script or even integerate into any other Blog/CMS/Forum software.
WP Super Cache – WP Super Cache is a static caching plugin for WordPress. It generates html files that are served directly by Apache without processing comparatively heavy PHP scripts. By using this plugin you will speed up your WordPress blog significantly.
Notifixious – This plugin allows you to notify your readers on their Instant Messaging (AIM, MSN, GTalk, ICQ…), Email or SMS when you publish new posts! It also adds a widget to your blog to allow your users to choose on which channel they want to be notified!
20 Top Blog Summission Directories – A new WordPress plugin has been created that will have direct links to 20 different places to submit your blog. These twenty blog submission directories are popular places to advertise your new WordPress blog. They appear as links inside the back office of your WordPress blog.
Interactive Video – Enhance your blog with both basic and advanced video capabilities. Upload/ record/import videos directly to your post, edit and remix video content, enable video responses, manage and track your video content and much more…
I Love Social Bookmarking – There are other social media plugins that do a similar job. ILSB is trying to keep things as simple as possible for both you and your readers, to run with minimal system resources, and to look good whilst she’s at it.