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Facebook Comments

12 April 2011 by Joost de Valk »

For a very simple way to embed Facebook Comments, this plugin is great. If you want to override the default WordPress comments, pick another one.

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Facebook Comments for WordPress

12 April 2011 by Joost de Valk »

If you want to use Facebook comments on your blog this is a fairly ok plugin, be sure to take your time set it up correctly though, it’s somewhat complex.

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nrelate Related Content

12 April 2011 by Joost de Valk »

If you need related posts just to entice your readers, this plugin is a great fit. If you also want related posts for your SEO, which is often the case, don’t use this plugin.

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My beautiful tubes

12 April 2011 by Joost de Valk »

If you can find a use for this plugin, you’re a smarter man than me. Don’t use it.

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TubePress

12 April 2011 by Joost de Valk »

This is the plugin to use if you want to display a Youtube or Vimeo channel, or your favorite video’s. It works well and is well documented.

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TubePress.Net

12 April 2011 by Joost de Valk »

Don’t use this one. There’s far smarter ways to handle YouTube vids and this one is bound to give you issues in the future.

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Why WordPress and some of my plugins require PHP 5.2

11 April 2011 by Joost de Valk » - 45 Comments

WordPress 3.2 will require PHP 5.2 or higher, as a result of which I’ve decided that my WordPress SEO plugin, currently still in beta, will also require PHP 5.2 and I will probably start having the same requirements for future version of my other plugins. This saves me time coding and testing against a version »

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QR Code Widget

8 April 2011 by Joost de Valk »

This QR Code Widget looks like a first try into plugin development. If you really need QR codes, get the issues in this review fixed. For now though, I’d say: don’t use it.

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11 Top WordPress Plugins Every Blog Should Have

16 February 2011 by Joost de Valk » - 223 Comments

WordPress in itself is a decent system but it can be made into a rock solid blogging beast. Adding top WordPress plugins can make WordPress into the Swiss Army Knife of blogging: just pull out whatever functionality you need for your specific blog! Many people have asked me for my list of top WordPress plugins. »

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HTML Sitemap for WordPress

8 February 2011 by Joost de Valk » - 63 Comments

HTML sitemap for wordpress, as shown on Yoast

An HTML sitemap (as opposed to an XML sitemap) is often mentioned as being useful for SEO. They certainly are if you use them wisely (and especially Bing seems to like them at times), but I like them even more for the fact that users like them a lot. There’s plenty of plugins out there »

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