When A WordPress Plugin Review Is Not a Review

A cursory search on Google (or your favorite search engine) for WordPress Plugin Reviews is going to yield a massive number of results.  I entered “wordpress plugin review” in Google and got over 17,000,000 results.  Narrow that down with a specific type of plugin and you might tighten things up a bit. Changing to “wordpress […]

Plugin Review: Editorial Calendar

After blogging for some time, it became evident to me that I needed an editorial calendar.  I used to use a spreadsheet for this, and I have seen many other people handle their posting schedule in a similar way. But I really was looking for something that was more effective, and something that would work […]

31 Days to Build a Better Blog Redux

I have reviewed Darren Rowse’s 31Days to Build a Better Blog (31DBBB) ebook before, but it is such a great resource, I am doing it again.  If you are looking for ways to better your blog, to increase your readership, this is a resource you need to have.  This is a dense resource full of material […]

Site Review: Digging Into WordPress

Digging Into WordPress (DigWP.com) is a great site and resource for WordPress powerusers, theme developers, and plugin developers.  This is a blog by Chris Coyier and Jeff Starr that focuses on the finer points of fine tuning your use of WordPress with excellent (and well documented) tips and code snippets. Both Chris and Jeff are […]

Plugin Review: User Switching

If you are a WordPress developer of either themes or plugins, or you are running/building a membership site with something like WP-Members, then you may find yourself logging in and out of your test site a lot.  In building WP-Members, I find myself doing this constantly to test the plugin with different user accounts. The […]

Plugin Review: WpSubscribers

WpSubscribers is a WordPress plugin that offers you an easy way to build your opt-in list. With it, you can easily add a variety of pop-ups, modals, and other forms to offer a signup form linked to your email list.  Unlike other popup plugins, this plugin also allows you the ability to add an embedded […]

Plugin Review: OptinBar

As many of you know, I test a lot of plugins.  Most of the plugins that I have published reviews of in the past are of the free variety.  It’s not that I don’t like commercial plugins.  On the contrary, there are a lot of good commercial plugins out there.  One of those that is […]

Plugin Review: Timthumb Vulnerability Scanner

Well, if you are an active WordPress user (or designer, or developer), you are likely aware of the Timthumb vulnerability that has recently been wreaking havoc on WordPress blog owners.  (If you’re not aware, then read on, as you are actually far more likely to be effected than someone who has been paying attention to […]