15 Fresh WordPress Plugins for Developers
WordPress is becoming more and more visual and that is noticed when looking at the new plugins released in the WordPress Plugin Directory. There are a lot of sliders, lightbox and social media plugins and fewer that handle the functionality or security.
Typecase makes working with web fonts on WordPress a glorious experience. With over 500 fonts from Google Web Fonts, Typecase is a unique and easy-to-use typography plugin that allows you to quickly browse, find, and select fonts to apply to your website.
Wordfence Security is a free enterprise class security plugin that includes a firewall, virus scanning, real-time traffic with geolocation and more.
A WordPress plugin implemented as a shortcode for creating a slideshow right from the posts screen.
The Responsive Slider plugin allows you to create slides that consist of linked (to any url) images and titles. The slider would then take those slides and present them as a jQuery-powered slideshow – at a chosen location within your theme, page, or post. In whatever order you want them.
Simple social plugin that loads the third-party sharing scripts asynchronously after the page loads for optimal site performance.
Automatically resize WordPress auto-embeds, including video and other iframes, in a responsive fashion.
The plugin “mini Twitter feed” puts Twitter on your WordPress blog, you can add your tweets or the tweets from the folks you like, lists, queries…
You can display up to 100 tweets within 7 days (limit set by Twitter’s Search API). It displays tweets from your feed or from the Twitter Search, from a list or from your favorite users. It is very flexible and modular.
Use the incredible HTML5 Timeline developed by VéritéCo on your website. As easy as writing a shortcode.
Easy to use, but with many options. It is designed to be responsive, so the slider and images will dynamically expand or contract based on the container/browser size. Use it by shortcode or automatically displayed on posts and pages. The slides are pulled per post from the attached images (gallery).
Allows WordPress users to easily use HTML5 the element enable native audio playback within the browser. It supports all browsers i.e. Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IE and Opera. HTML5 Audio Player with Playlist, Repeat, Random, Stream Seek, Volume Control, Timer, Next, Previous, Play-Pause option.
The best saving tool is now available on WordPress. Join top sites like MSNBC, CNN, Disney and Fox Sports and offer your users a simple saving experience that keeps them coming back to your site.
The [nivo] shortcode implements the jQuery Nivo slider, which is considered by some to be “The Most Awesome jQuery Image Slider”.
The [nivo] shortcode can be used to display a variety of slideshows with/without links.
It can be used to direct the user to any post/page/custom content type.
SocialPublish is an easy to use service that automatically shares your blog post on Facebook and Twitter at the moment you publish it. While other plugins rely on RSS feeds and usually have 30 minute delays, SocialPublish immediately shares your blog post. Because SocialPublish is a service, you can easily set up an account and connect your social media accounts. You don’t have to do the hard process of registering Facebook and Twitter applications.
News bar with latest tweets or posts from specified blog category