It’s Episode 254 and we’ve got plugins for Instagram Feeds, Slack Notifications, Twitter Citations, Ticket Management and a plugin that adds new features to Contact Form 7. It’s all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!
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WordPress 4.5.2 has dropped and if you did not automatically update you need to as it addresses some security issues that you can read about here
*WordPress Plugins Reviewed by John Overall**
Sent in by Dmitriy Koshkin
This is a plugin to brin into your site Instagram feeds. It is pretty flexible choose your source it can be a username, a hashtag or a specific url, you can even exclude images using conditions limit the number of photos to show. Choose image size to show and more it has visual composer support, or place via shortcode into your site. This is a pretty great plugin to share instagram feed check it out.
Rating 5 Dragons.
Sent in by Tareq Hasan
This is a plugin to bring CRM into your WordPress website, it includes modules such as human resource management, customer relations management, accounting and billing and project management.
It has extensions for custom fields, mailchimp, hubspot, gravityforms, SMS and more.
Quick testing show this to be a pretty robust CRM system that looks to be growing so if your looking for one this might just be your solution check it out.
Rating 4 Dragons
Sent in by Daniel McCrady
If you have events and want to manage the tickets on your own website this may be the ticket for you. It allows you to create and sell tickets with your WooCommerce site and in the process your users can print out the ticket bring it with them and you can scan the QR code for live updating to your site about if the ticket has been used or not.
Brand your tickets completely of fully customize via css, this looks to be a pretty great plugin for just about any kind of event you may have. Check it out.
Rating 4 Dragons
*WordPress Plugins Reviewed by Marcus Couch**
The plugin will add a button to the Visual Editor – just highlight the text you want tweetable, and click the twitter icon in the editor’s toolbar. You will be shown some customization options, and once you hit ‘OK’ a shortcode will be wrapped around the selected content. You will need to view or preview the post to see the styles applied.
Rating: 5 out of 5
Save Contact Form 7 is totally free and has plenty of features. It keeps track of all the forms created through Contact Form 7, and also allows a beautiful dropdown to chose from. You can select any form and data gets populated itself. We have made sure that you see the data in a perfect tabular format. Unlike CFDB, the plugin itself is very smart and creates column name from your Contact Form 7 Field names. Hence, all the entries can be scanned at a single glance. Here are some of the coolest features we are providing with the plugin, which no other plugin provided in a single package.
Rating: 4 out of 5
Ultimate Slack Notifications is a robust solution to notify team members with all selected activities happening inside the WordPress websites that need prime attention. The plugin posts all notifications inside the admin defined Slack channels and simultaneously shows Desktop Notifications just after when events are fired in WordPress sites.
Rating: 5 out of 5
John’s Plugins: InstaShow – 5, WP ERP – 4, WooTicket Studio – 4
Marcus’ Plugins: Inline Click To Tweet – 5, Save Contact Form 7 – 4, Ultimate Slack Notifications = 5
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