Randy A. Brown
Randy A. Brown is a freelance writer from east TN specializing in WordPress and eCommerce. He’s a longtime WordPress enthusiast and loves learning new things and sharing information with others. If he’s not writing or reading, he’s probably playing guitar. You can contact Randy at randyabrown.com. Follow him on Twitter: @randyabrown
ManageWP Orion is an update to ManageWP Classic. It’s a WordPress management service that simplifies management of multiple WordPress websites from a single dashboard. You don’t have to login to each website individually. You can perform all of the daily, weekly, and monthly tasks for multiple websites at the same time from the same location.
wpDataTables is a data manager plugin that lets you add charts, spreadsheets, and tables to your content without having to code. You can easily create tables manually, automatically using your own data, or by importing data from your own data sources.
ACF-VC Integrator is a plugin that adds an element to the ultra-popular Visual Composer allowing it to display fields created with the Advanced Custom Fields plugin.
Multisites allow you to share plugins and themes, and perform some administration tasks, but the multisite network doesn’t share content. For that you need a plugin such as Broadcast. Broadcast is a network content syndication and post sharing plugin that allows you to share content automatically between multisite blogs.
Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress is an all-in-one solution for your WordPress social sharing needs and includes features for increasing your sharing, driving traffic, tracking, and analysis. It’s been around for a while and has recently gotten a significant update that makes it one of, if not the most, unique social sharing plugins available. It also has several addons that give it even more power.
WP File Download is a file manager plugin from JoomUnited for the WordPress platform that lets you easily insert files within pages and posts for download. The files can be made public or private and you have full control over the users that have access to your files.
CleanTalk has released some new features since WPMayor’s original review. One particularly interesting feature is the SpamFireWall. For this review I took SpamFireWall for a spin. Here are my thoughts on using it and the benefits it can offer.
The Envira Gallery plugin, while still remaining true to its goal of speed, simplicity, and efficiency, has a lots of new features and addons. The features that have been added are the most requested, so they’re not just adding something that might or might not be used. This helps keep the plugin light while providing features that users want. In this review I’ll take a look at the new addons.
One of the benefits of WordPress is it has RSS built in. RSS (Really Simple Syndication, or Rich Site Summary) is an easy way to syndicate content, which is published as feeds, and make it easy for that content to be consumed online and through RSS readers.