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When any talks about WordPress, staying up to date with the latest WordPress core is a must. This rule can also applies when we are talking about WordPress plugins too, considering the large number of new plugins that are launched on a daily basis on the official WordPress plugin directory.

So for today’s WordPress Wednesday round up you will see that we have 10 newest WordPress plugin (when picking these i set a task of find these 8 that been released during the past 2 weeks or so. from the Plugin Directory, In this post you will see that we have some plugins that do things like

1. Colorbox Panels


Colorbox panels plugin is based on bootstrap framework, so straight out of the box you know it’s responsive and friendly to any mobile devices. Colorbox is integrated with masonry/isotope effect, you can add multiple content box and icon box on multiple pages and post.

There unlimited colour scheme and font style available for content.  This plugin is not a popup box or lightbox plugin but instead this is a content box or icon box plugin, which is display your content in column layout. You can add service page or, team page using colorbox plugin.

2. Big Stock


This is Bigstock’s Official WordPress Plugin. Where you can instantly search millions of royalty-free photos and vectors to license and embed into any blog post. This plugin uses your existing Bigstock subscription to license and download images, so if you’ve already purchased an image prior to installing the plugin you won’t be required to purchase the same image again!

3. Custom Dashboard Widgets


With this plugin you can hide all default dashboard widgets and add a custom one that show a quick access to popular dashboard links and pages to complete manage your site and your dashboard.

Customise Your Dashboard Main Page, New Layouts, you can simplisity customize your dashboard links to access quickly to your dashboard pages. You can add new row (access link), edit rows and delete row.

4. Logo Carousel Slider


Logo Carousel Slider is a plugin to display logos of clients, partners, sponsors, affiliates etc. in a beautiful carousel slider. Its fully mobile and tablet devices responsive. Using shortcode [logo_carousel_slider], you can easily display it anywhere of your website.

5. Imagify


The Imagify is the most advanced image compression tool, you can now use this power directly in WordPress. After enabling it all your images including thumbnails and retina images from WP Retina x2 will be automatically optimized on the fly when you will add in into WordPress. ​

6. WP Geoloc


This plugin adds Geolocation functionality straight in to your site, this plugin allows you to find posts around you or a location with a specific distance radius. You can select a specific location with the widget or you can make a request with URL by providing latitude, longitude and distance as GET parameters.

The widget and the shortocode consists of a Google Autocomplete and a distance range slider.

7. Reach SEO


This plugin will helps you reach new audiences straight from the WordPress admin. You can easily find new opportunities to promote and reach your target audience from the context of your blog post.

8. Migrate Wufoo to Gravity Forms


With this plugin you can imports form entries, comments and attachments from your Wufoo account into Gravity Forms. It also comes with a “mapping” interface where you can map wufoo form fields to gravity form fields.

One main point with this plugin is that the actual Wufoo forms aren’t imported and you need to create forms in Gravity Forms manually.


WordPress Wednesday – 8 New & Free Randomly Chosen Plugins from the Directory


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