Themify Audio Dock

It’s almost certain that you have run onto a site which features some sort of audio when it loads, whether it is soothing or annoying music, the feature is rather popular. Today’s plugin of the day can help you add some, hopefully nice, music on your WordPress site.

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Translating content with Polylang

In a  previous post we took a look at, possibly, the most popular translation plugin for WordPress, WPML. Continuing on with our translation theme, today we’ll take a look at the most popular free plugin currently on the WordPress plugin directory, Polylang.

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Translating content with WPML

Multilingual sites allow you to reach a wider audience, especially for non native English speakers. Translating your site in English will make it accessible to a very large, worldwide audience. The benefits do not apply only to the English language though, you might want to make your site accessible to a market or country that does not have many English speakers, translating it to their language removes that barrier.

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WP Pixabay

Continuing with our image related theme, today we’re going to take a look at a plugin that helps us find free stock images, including photos, vectors and illustrations, these can be used either in the content or set as featured images for our posts.

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Vectr – Embedded Graphics Editor

Images are a very important piece of your content. Sometimes they are the ones that capture the visitor’s interest and make them read on. Naturally graphics and image manipulation will take up much of your time while writing articles for your site. Today we’ll take a look at an awesome tool which will help you create stunning graphics right in your dashboard.

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Announcements

If you are running a multi user WordPress installation it might get tricky to notify all existing users of an important change or bring new users up to speed on rules and procedures on the site. Luckily there is a plugin for this.

Announcements

This small plugin allows you to create global announcements. Once a user logs in they will see you announcement in their dashboard before anything else. You can also set them to be mandatory and the user will have to tick a certain box stating they have read and understood the announcement presented to them, otherwise they will not be able to proceed on the dashboard. This way you can make sure all logged in users get any important information you need to pass to them and new users have T.O.S. readily accessible when they log in on the dashboard, along with any other on-boarding info.

Price: Free
Source: https://wordpress.org/plugins/announcements/

TinyMCE Recover

If you have updated your WordPress installation to 4.7 you might have noticed that the text underline and text justification buttons were removed. This has inconvenienced many bloggers out there who find them useful but tend to forget keyboard shortcuts. Luckily there is a solution to this problem in the form of a plugin.

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Take control of your widgets with the Widget Options plugin

Widgets are an essential part of most WordPress sites. They help us feature content, products, display social profiles and feeds, contact info and more. However sometimes you might need more refined control over your widgets, what if you want to display a widget on a certain page alone, or only on posts of a certain category, what if you want to apply custom styling to a widget? Luckily there are plugins to help us with this and today we’re taking a look at one of them.

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