podPress enables a lot of features specially designed to transform WordPress the ideal platform for hosting a podcast.OR if ypu like doing things more professionally you can use our special service for easily creating and hosting a beautiful Podcast website which provides you blog and podcast in one, you can learn more about its options and features here.
Vimeo Master is a powerful and outstanding WordPress plugin that allows you to integrate superb Vimeo Video Sharing Network into your WordPress site. The plugin uses minimal html5 code (with no javascipt or Ajax) for fast page load times and gives a completely professional look. Great for professional video presentations for business, design, arts, etc. Looks great inside WordPress content like pages, posts and other custom post types with its shortcode framework implementation. Provides you full control over Auto-Play, Video Loop, Video Color and Video Size to match your template. Demo.
News Manager is the brand new WordPress plugin by dfactory.eu. It not only adds a news post type but provides you many other features and customization options. The plugin lets you publish, manage and display news, manage date archives, quick AJAX Calendar, Categories, Tags and much more.
Meetup.com is Internet’s popular network of meetup groups & communities (with #335 Alexa Rank) that allows netizens to find, create and organize group locally in their area.
One can easily find their interest group near them and meet face-to-face. Everyday 9,000+ groups get together in local communities. Its main objective is to revitalize local community and help netizens to self-organize themselves into local groups that are powerful enough to make a difference.
Twitter already provides you inbuilt widget creation features. Other than this WordPress also provides you oEmbed for twitter, you can enable oEmbed in your WordPress site from Dashboard -> Settings -> Media page and then you can embed a tweet simply by pasting its URL inside your post or page content.
This article is on few other WordPress plugins that extends tweet embed features in WordPress and allows you to do some more good things with your tweets.
Tweet Blender is a popular WordPress plugin that provides you various Twitter Widgets like you can
- Display your own tweets
- Display tweets for hashtags
- Display tweets for twitter lists
- Display tweets relevant to your post content (like Huffingtonpost)
The plugin supports multiple authors, keywords and hashtags. With Tweet Blender you can display tweets from a single user or a list of users. Also you can display tweets from a certain topic, multiple hashtags or keywords, various lists, authors etc. There is a long list of this plugin features.
Screenshot showing Tweets archive page: [view more screenshots here]
Installation & Usage:
After activation specify your configuration settings from Dashboard -> Settings -> Tweet Blender admin page. You will be needing to authenticate to Twitter and allow read-only access to tweet stream (present under the Status tab).
Fetch Tweets is another plugin for fetching and showing Twitter tweets. With this plugin you can display tweets by specifying username, search results, keywords, Lists and yes you can show up combined results by adding multiple rules.
For displaying the fetched tweets the plugin provides you Widget, Shortcode, PHP Code and Custom Templates.
Installation & Usage:
Install and activate the plugin then follow the given steps:
- After activation you can set a rule from Dashboard -> Fetch Tweets -> Add Rule by User Name or Add Rule by Keyword.
- For using its widgets visit Appearance -> Widgets and use Fetch Tweets by Rule Set. You can set the rule in the widget form itself.
- The plugin also provides you shortcode to use in your posts, pages. Use the shortcode
Replacing 123 with your rule ID. Rule ID can be found in the Fetch Tweets admin page in your dashboard.
Screenshot showing widget settings: [view more screenshots]
For more usage instruction refer to the Other Notes section here.
As clear from its name, the plugin provides you widget and shortcodes for displaying Twitter Tweets. It is used for displaying one tweet at a time with rotation which means one tweets gets automatically and smoothly replaced by the other. Display is responsive and it shows up the recent tweets even if Twitter is down. Check out the plugin working here.
Installation & Usage:
After activation you can use its widget from Appearance -> Widgets page or you can display it via shortcode (inside your posts and pages etc) like:
The plugin allows you to decide how you want to show up tweets, you can set the number of tweets to display, you can include retweets and replies and even display a follow button if you like.
You can also set Tweets rotation speed and animation type to use in Tweet rotation.
How To Create A Twitter Application ?
Most of the above plugins uses Twitter Application, API so following are he instructions on how you can create your Twitter Application, it takes a few minutes:
- Visit My applications page on the Twitter website. Login with your Twitter username and password.
- If you don’t already have a suitable ‘application’ then create one from the Create an Application page. It’s normally best to use the name, description and website URL of the website where you plan to use Rotating Tweets. You don’t need a Callback URL if you are setting it up for the plugins discussed here.
- After clicking Create your Twitter application, click on Create my access token.
- Now copy the Consumer key, Consumer secret, Access token and Access token secret from your Twitter application page and use it wherever required.
You can easily activate a custom mouse pointer for the visitors who access your website in the frontend. Unique Cursor is the new WordPress plugin that allows you to select a custom mouse pointer.
SEO SearchTerms Admin is simple WordPress plugin that lists all incoming search terms generated by SEO SearchTerms Tagging 2. To use this plugin you will need to have SEO SearchTerms Tagging 2 installed and activted in your WordPress site, this plugin allows you to multiply your blog traffic by strengthening on page SEO, increasing the number of indexed pages, auto convert search terms into post tags etc.
Meta Slider is a powerful flexible, intuitive slider plugin for WordPress. It provides you 4 different jQuery sliders you can use with custom options and features.
7feeds ticker is a beautiful and highly customizable RSS ticker widget plugin for WordPress site owners. The widget allows you to display vertically scrolling external and internal RSS feeds (via URLs), you can display multiple feeds from different URLs, you an use various color themes, customizeble colors, fonts, titles, dimensions and other advanced scrolling options. It loads immediately and works smoothly.
HubSpot provides you a set of tools for inbound marketing. This tutorial is HubSpot users, they can easily integrate HubSpot in their WordPress sites and enable analytics and other cool features by adding their Hub ID and App Domain.
Super Post adds many useful features for displaying your WordPress blog posts and post types is a better way. The plugin is compatible with all post types and automatically adds various useful options, gives you more controls over your blog content.
Share Buttons by AddToAny is a popular social media sharing kit with more than 2 million digital downloads. It is a free plugin which you can download from WordPress plugin repository, make a few easy configuration settings and easly display sharing icons for popular social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, StumbleUpon and there are many many more.
Now you can replace default WordPress “Right Now” dashboard widget (that shows total posts, drafts, comments, trash etc) with beautiful Ghost blogging platform inspired “Right Here Right Now” widget. The plugin uses HTML5 canvas feature for displaying a more beautiful widget, see the given screenshot.
Rather than displaying simple text widget title you can easily add related icons to it. You can enhance your website with 530+ icons specially designed for Twitter Bootstrap simply by using Widget Icon plugin. Continue reading How To Display Icons With Widget Titles In WordPress ?
WP Social Networks Widget is new WordPress plugin that lets you display your social media profile links as a sidebar widget. The plugin is easy to use and provides you icon & label for your social profile links.
You can easily extend default WordPress widgets and add a few more widgets with more powerful features and customization options. GD Simple Widgets is a package of powerful and user-friendly widgets which expands default widgets features with few more must-have widgets specially for displaying posts, authors and comments.
BuddyPress Activity tab displays the site wide list of status updates and other activity streams. This article explains you how you can get tags from each new blog posts activity and display the most commonly used ones.
Using WP Elegant Testimonial you can show testimonials inside your blog posts and pages. The plugin is easy to use and you can insert testimonials without any limitation on number of testimonials you display on a specific page or post. You can insert as many testimonials as you want using shortcodes.
After you post your articles you can automatically display latest news related to your content in your WordPress site as a sidebar widget. Google News Widget is a simple but powerful WordPress widget plugin that activates a configurable widget for each of your post showing related news article links from Google News depending upon your post tags and categories.
YD WPMU Bloglist Widget plugin activates a new sidebar widget that lets you display the list of all subsites of your main parent site using a single or multi-column layout format.
You can very easily add over 31,000 games in your WordPress site and increase your time on site and ad income. All you will be needing to do is install and activate Online Games Collection plugin, then use [online–games] shortcode wherever you want games to be displayed.