Category: Recommended Plugins

Formbuilder Plugin

By , September 3, 2010

This is a plug-in that allows you to add functional forms that allow people to contact you through your website. I covered how to install and use this in a video lesson.

Looking to link your website to the social media sites you use?

By , August 17, 2010

Install & activate the “Social Media Widget” to connect your WordPress site to the social media sites you keep up with. This is a very flexible and comprehensive widget! See the links to the left for examples. (Note: none are active links.)

Once you activate the plug-in, you have the ability to change the size and style of the buttons. Simply go to the “Appearance”, “Widgets” menu to the left of your dashboard & drag it from the list of available widgets to the right to activate it.

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WordPress Simple Paypal Shopping Cart Plugin

By , July 28, 2010

If simplicity is your moto, the “WordPress Simple Paypal Shopping Cart” shopping cart plugin is for you. After installing it, go to “Settings” “WP Shopping Cart” to link your Paypal account to the shopping cart on your site. Once in “Settings”, enter the email address you have associated with Paypal and any other relevant information.

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MailChimp Plugin Widget

By , July 14, 2010

If you have a MailChimp mailing list & wish to allow visitors a “sign up here” area on your sidebar, search for and install “MailChimp List Subscribe Form”. Once it’s installed, it will be simply called “MailChimp”. To finish setting it up, go to “Settings”, “MailChimp Setup” to sign into MailChimp’s site and and get your personal API key, which will link your MailChimp account into your website. Continue reading 'MailChimp Plugin Widget'»