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Favourite WordPress Plugins

Email subscription forms & pop ups creator

FreshMail Newsletter Subscription for WordPress lets you create a highly customizable sign-up form which you can display wherever you want it to display using a simple shortcode, widget or template function. You can also add sign-up checkboxes to various forms on your site, like your comment or contact forms.

Social : Crowd Favorite by MailChimp

Lightweight plugin that handles a lot of the heavy lifting of making your blog seamlessly integrate with social networking sites Twitter and Facebook.

WordPress › Cookie Law Info « WordPress Plugins

This plugin adds a subtle, non-disruptive banner to your website header to highlight your compliance status regarding the new EU Cookie Law.
Inline with current industry best practice (May 2012) and unlike some other plugins, this is non-disruptive i.e. it doesn't make your visitors take action before they use your website. This is aimed at reducing website visitor dropout.

Admin Management Xtended Plugin - SCHLOEBE.DE

As a whole, the new WordPress Admin panel is organized fairly well, however when it comes to editing posts or pages quickly without having to open each post or page in a new tab or window, it isn't a very efficient process. For those who are using WordPress as a CMS, it's ...

WordPress › Jetpack by « WordPress Plugins

Jetpack is a WordPress plugin that supercharges your self-hosted WordPress site with the awesome cloud power of

Insights |

Insights brings a powerful new way to write your blog posts. It increases productivity and at the same time the appeal of your posts.

WordPress › Shadowbox JS « WordPress Plugins

Shadowbox is an online media vieiwing application similar to Lightbox and Thickbox but with more functionality. Supports all types of media.

WordPress Analytics360 | MailChimp Integrations Directory

Analytics360 brings Google Analytics and MailChimp directly into your WordPress dashboard

Social Media Mashup - Brave New Media

Social Media Mashup provides a widget and template tag to display a combined social media & RSS stream. A simple options panel and minimal CSS make this plugin easy to install and visually compatible on any WordPress site.

Tweet Blender – Twitter Widget for websites and WordPress blogs

Tweet Blender is a widget that lets you add Twitter stream to your site or WordPress blog. Can show tweets from one user, multiple users, lists, hashtag search results, and keyword search results. Includes filtering features. Allows to place multiple widgets on the same page. Caches tweets to work around Twitter API limit.


The new home of the Sociable Plugin for Wordpress. Find the plugin for Blogger, Wordpress and HTML. Add Share icons to your blog. Easy install.


Sharebar adds a dynamic and fully customizable vertical box to the left of a blog post that contains links/buttons to popular social networking sites. For wide blogs, a vertical bar with popular sharing icons appears on the left of your post. If the page is resized, the vertical bar disappears and a horizontal sharebar appears under the post title.

InsiteBar - Juice up your Website and Blog with Social Apps

InsiteBar is a webbar widget with 1000+ apps that can eaisly integrate into your website in minutes.

WordPress › Appointment Calendar « WordPress Plugins

Appointment Calendar is a simple but effective plugin which enables you to take appointments on your wordpress blog. If you are a consultant/doctor/lawyer etc, you can harness the power of appointment calendar. Simply unzip and upload appointment-calendar directory to /wp-content/plugins/ directory and activate the plugin. Use the shortcode [APCAL] to insert calendar into any post or page. Thats it, you can now start taking appointments on your wordpress site.