Useful Collection of WordPress Plugins for Bloggers.

To handle a blog these days can be quite difficult if you are not well-organized and you don’t spend enough time managing it. That’s why there are plugins for WordPress. They literally make your job lot easier and if you work well with them you can put them to work for you.

Akismet

Akismet is a perfect spam catcher. Not sure how they do this, but 99% of spam comments will get under I’ve had the problem with Akismet only once actually shortly after installation. For some reason it was recognizing uberVU – social comments (the post mentions on twitter) as spam but once I approved it, the Akismet learned the algorithm and now it’s saving me from hundreds of funky comments. There’s also a cool option to “Automatically discard spam comments on posts older than a month” which means that spam comments for the early posts won’t even be added to the Spam” section of blog comments, they will be deleted automatically.

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Free WordPress Plugin For E-Commerce website : GetShopped

GetShopped is a free WordPress plugin for adding e-commerce capabilities into WordPress-powered websites.

It is a very easy-to-setup plugin which can work with any standards compliant WordPress theme (and WordPress MU).

The plugin offers a flexible pricing structure for products with features like:

  • flexible coupon/discount pricing rules
  • product specific sales
  • quantity discounts
  • free shipping options
  • multi-tier pricing for quantity discounts

and supports multiple payment providers like Google Checkout, Paypal & Payment Express.

GetShopped makes it possible to complete the shopping process quickly with a one-page-checkout & optionally, guest checkouts is supported. Continue reading