October 2020 Developer Meetup

Plugin Picks

  1. Gabe: W3 Total Cache – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • page cache, browser caching does a big chunk of it.
    • Minificiation js/css
    • Reorder which order they load
    • CloudFlare integration
    • Delete unnecessary scripts
    • DB Caching
  2. Kim: Advanced Custom Fields: Extended – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Wants to learn more about ACF
  3. Cami: ManageWP Worker – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Run care plan business
    • 40% of her income
    • Sends monthly reports that have SEO
    • GTMetrics scores
    • Moves sites from Staging to production
    • Backups, virus scans, performance reports
    • White Label report if wanted
  4. Clay: UsageDD – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Super simple tells you data
    • Memory, queries, TTFB
  5. Clay: Adminimize – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Remove Admin things
  6. Aseem: Gutenberg Blocks – ACF Blocks Suite – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Use for custom fields and ACF Blocks
    • ACF Table Field. Helps with the admin view.
  7. Patty: Admin Columns – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Control list view of posts/pages
    • Sometimes export posts.
    • Add columns
    • Pro version has bulk and inline editing.
    • Create custom columns, show certain view in code.
    • Quick add button
  8. Eric: Antispam Bee – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Comment spam filtering
  9. James: Gravity Forms Zoho CRM Add-on – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Integrates with Zoho CRM
    • Pipes those contacts into the CRM directly and email campaign.
  10. Mark: Scriptless Social Sharing – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Lots of icons, icon/label, icon only.
    • Can add around post, shortcode.
    • Has a php function.
  11. Marion: GiveWP – Donation Plugin and Fundraising Platform – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Give: Donation plugin
    • Reporting, notifications
    • Easy to manage
  12. Ryan: Search & Filter – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Easy way to add filters to an archive page.
    • Has widgets and shortcodes
  13. Gabe: WP Mail Logging by MailPoet – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
  14. Cami: Connect Sendgrid to your WordPress Forms | Gravity Forms
    • Get email out of spam inboxes
  15. Clay: WordPress XML & CSV Importer Plugin – WP All Import
    • So many features
    • 7000 products in SAAS platform
      • Used to move those products over
    • Schedule imports
    • WooCommerce add-on using as well
  16. Aseem: Advanced Access Manager – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
  17. Patty: Gutenberg Block Editor Toolkit – EditorsKit – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Turn on outlines on blocks
    • Highlights when you are on a header.
    • Can add no margin or padding if you want.
    • Can do on a user basis
  18. Eric: Gutenberg Blocks by Kadence Blocks – Page Builder Features – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
  19. James: WP EasyPay – Square for WordPress – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
  20. Mark: MRW Simplified Editor – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
  21. Teri: UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • For backups
    • Multiple Schedules
    • Database or files
    • Point to AWS
    • Works well for migrations too.
    • Pay for it willingly
  22. Ryan: Intuitive Custom Post Order – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org
    • Gives UI to drag and drop posts/taxonomies.

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