WordPress Plugins and Tutorials | Developer Toolbox

It is indisputable that WordPress remains the most popular weblog engine. People prefer it for its simplicity and flexibility. You can find thousands of plugins, themes, tutorials and related articles which are intended to optimize WordPress for your needs. Here is a list of plugins, tools and tutorials that may be helpful in developing web-sites upon WordPress.

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WordPress Functional Plugins

AdSense and YPN ads:

AdSense-Deluxe is an easy-to-use plugin for WordPress 1.5+ (including WP 2.0) for quickly inserting Google or Yahoo! ads into your blog posts, and managing when and where those ads are displayed.

Playing Music:

  • Audioplayer allows you to insert mp3 audio files into your posts and pages. Audio Player can also play a sequence of audio clips.
  • Del.icio.us MP3 Player makes any mp3 links (in post or page or any other location in your blog) playable directly on your webpage. In addition, your visitors will have the opportunity to easily tag and post the mp3 link to del.icio.us. This script is extremely lightweight, as is the flash movie that plays on demand. Must-have for podcasters or anyone who wants to allow blog visitors to play mp3 files on the website itself.
  • XSFP Player is a tiny plugin to allow WordPress pages to have background MP3 music embedding this player.

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Most Useful Firefox Addons

Some Addons integrate search and bookmarking, others provide ways to view and take notes, some make minor, but wonderful adjustments…

All-in-One Sidebar If you like Opera’s sidebar but prefer to stick with Firefox, this add-on gives you the best of both worlds. Once installed, it gives you a panel at the left or right of the browser window which you can use to switch between each browser’s features. It lets you quickly switch between sidebar panels, view dialog windows such as downloads, extensions, and more in the sidebar, or view source or websites in the sidebar.

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