15 Social Media Plugins for WordPress

Leveraging social media to promote your WordPress site requires only a few simple plugins.

Here is a list of social media plugins for WordPress. There are plugins to display icons from hundreds of social media networks, schedule and automate publication, track engagement, and more. Some of these plugins are standalone, while others are bundled with larger sets of WordPress tools. Nearly all of the plugins are free, though most also have premium plans.

Social Media Plugins for WordPress

Shareaholic provides a comprehensive set of marketing tools to engage with your…


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The 5 best WordPress security plugins for complete site security

Your WordPress site’s security should be one of your top concerns as a webmaster. However, there’s no such thing as a ‘set and forget’ approach with security. In actual fact, your security arrangements should form part of a never-ending process. You need to continually harden, monitor, improve, and test your WordPress security arrangements.

When it comes to the best WordPress security plugins, you’ve got to keep in mind that there’s no ‘one-size-fits-all’ plugin. Securing your website is much more than installing one firewall, or one plugin for that matter. Instead, you…


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Google updates Web Stories for WordPress plugin with text sets, GIFs, more



has introduced new updates for those who use Web Stories for WordPress across text, caption and GIF tools.


The Web Stories for WordPress 1.1 is the first major update after the initial stable release and includes three big updates: Great typography with the help of the new font-aware text sets, countless high performance GIFs powered by Tenor and caption support for videos.



“On the text tab, you’ll now find a list of high quality text sets created specifically for editorial use-cases,” said.


Web…


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Best WP Engine & Kinsta Black Friday Deals (2020): Early WordPress Hosting Deals Rounded Up by Spending Lab – Yahoo Finance Australia

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Snowflakes. Soy boys. And other pejoratives, many of which are unrepeatable in polite company. These are some of the lesser grievances that liberals have had to endure during the four years of the Trump administration. Barring unlikely and bizarre circumstances, President-elect Joe Biden will take over the White House, leading to much joy among the left. In this exuberance, it’s tempting to configure your long-term stocks to buy based on the election results.
However, that would not be the wisest course of action. Don’t…


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Google Web Stories Plugin for WordPress Gets First Big Update

Google is rolling out the first major update to its Web Stories plugin for WordPress which comes with three useful new features.

Google’s Web Stories for WordPress version 1.1 gives site owners the ability to:

  • Add GIFs to Web Stories via integration with Tenor.
  • Create Web Stories with a greater variety of typography options.
  • Add captions to Web Stories with video content.

Here’s a rundown of each of the new updates.

GIFs!

Google is integrating Tenor into its Web Stories plugin making it possible to add GIFs using a simple drag and drop interface.

But these aren’t just regular GIFs. “As an…


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Google Web Stories for WordPress 1.1: more text sets, GIFs

Back in September, Google launched a WordPress plugin for easily creating AMP-based stories through a WYSIWYG editor. Version 1.1 of Web Stories for WordPress is now here as the first major update following the beta period and stable release.

The text tab now features several sets that are optimized for “editorial use-cases.”

We partnered with the typography experts at iA, known for its award-winning app iA Writer and world-class typography craftsmanship. The result is a set of carefully created combinations that let you mix and match different harmonious typography, and a…


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New Text to Speech WordPress Plugin Allows People to Read on The Go

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — With only 24 hours in a day to get everything done, finding enough time to sit down and read a blog can be a challenge. To solve that problem, AudioTilly has launched a new WordPress plugin that converts a blog’s written text into audio, allowing people to listen to their favorite blog on the go.

AudioTilly plugin is free to use, offers 20+ voice choices, 3 audio player designs, and even includes an industry first – the ability to add an intro and exit clip that can be customized for advertisements. 


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New Yext Plugin Brings the Power of Answers to WordPress

Launched in 2019, Yext Answers applies advanced natural language processing (NLP) with Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers (BERT) technology to better understand how people ask questions in order to return accurate, official answers. With this plugin, the company can now help even more businesses deliver a superior customer experience, drive more transactions, and lower their support costs.

“More than one-third of the world’s websites run on WordPress — and with most relying on legacy keyword-based search, that translates to a lot of unanswered questions and lost…


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Biden-Harris Transition Website Launches on WordPress – WordPress Tavern

The Biden-Harris presidential transition team has launched a new Twitter account and a website powered by WordPress. BuildBackBetter.com is hosted by Automattic and is zippy fast, thanks to Jetpack, Cloudflare CDN, and a lot of other performance optimizations. It loads in 333 ms, performing just 19 requests.

The site was created by Ben Ostrower’s team at Wide Eye, an 11-year old agency based in Washington, D.C., and the same team behind Kamala Harris’ 2020 presidential campaign website. Their work on Harris’ site won recognition as a finalist in Fast Company’s 2020…


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