On this episode of WPwatercooler we will be sharing with you the best free WordPress plugins for your website. There are plenty of paid plugins that are staples in our plugin collections but there are plenty of free plugins out there that do just as much and sometimes better.
Show airs July 21 at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 7PM UTC
Simple Custom CSS
Broken Link Checker (don’t leave it activated, but run frequently)
Rainbowify (Suzette and Se love it!)
Photon (part of Jetpack)
Types Plugin (custom post types)
Codepress Admin Column (great for managing all the columns that get added by Yoast SEO)
The Events Calendar (Modern Tribe) – Se’s favorite
Debug Bar Shortcodes
What template file am I viewing
What The File
Event Organizer (Chris Lema)
Updraft Plus (for backups)
Convert Post Types (Steve Z) (for converting Posts to Products, for instance)
Conditionals (for showing different menus to different kinds of users
Google Analyticator (don’t authenticate through Google)
Shopp (Se says its free!)
Special thanks to Celeste Epstein for the show notes!
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