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Image Widget

You’d think that displaying an image from your media library in your sidebar or footer would be a built-in function of WordPress — but it’s not! Out of the box, you’re limited to using the Text widget and writing your own HTML code to insert images. But if you’re not a coder, there’s no easy way to do it. That’s why an image widget plugin is necessary for most WordPress…
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Yet Another Related Posts Plugin

Linking related content together on your website is enormously helpful to your audience. Without internal linking, they wouldn’t find your past content or old blog posts unless they proactively went looking for them. But if you include links to your past blog posts, it…
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WP-PageNavi

If you’ve been blogging for any length of time, you can’t fit all your posts on one page! Instead, WordPress uses pagination to split up your posts on separate pages. To navigate through those blog posts in order, a reader has to click through pages using pagination…
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WooCommerce: All you need to know

When selling your own products, you have complete control. Unlike with affiliate marketing, you can set your own prices. And unlike with advertising, you don’t need to have a huge amount of site traffic to earn money. As long as you have a loyal audience, and sell products that are highly targeted to that audience, you can make money. Selling digital products especially is a great way to earn.
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bbPress

Thinking about adding more community interaction to your WordPress blog? A forum where visitors can sign up and interact with each other is a great addition to any site. Forums can help you: Engage with your audience: Unless there’s something to bring them back to your…
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Easy Digital Downloads

Selling digital products on your site is a great way to earn money from your blog. You don’t need to have a lot of money to invest in your business; you can create digital products for free. Though it requires an upfront investment of time, once your products are created…
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Advanced Custom Fields

Why You Need a Custom Fields Plugin Custom fields allow you to add your own meta data to your WordPress posts and pages. Many powerful plugins — like Yoast SEO or Edit Flow — take advantage of custom fields to add data to your posts. By creating your own custom fields, you have complete control over what data gets added and how it’s displayed. But the default interface for WordPress…
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The Events Calendar

If you want to feature any kind of events on your WordPress site, it’s difficult to do so without a plugin. A dedicated event calendar plugin will let you create a calendar on your site that’s helpful to your visitors, where they can find all the information they need to…
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Compact Archives

Why Do You Need the Compact Archives Plugin? There is a default Archives widget in WordPress, but it doesn’t give you a lot of options. This widget might work fine for small or new websites. But what if you’ve been blogging for years? Your archive widget will grow to…
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Lazy Load for Videos

You know that videos are a powerful tool: they allow you to reach a whole new audience with your WordPress site, and are highly engaging for your audience. But embedding videos on your website can sometimes hurt the user experience. Have you had to deal with drops in page speed, losing search engine rankings, or visitors complaining about the slow loading times on your site? Then you probably…
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