Custom File Types, Custom Dashboards, Monitoring active Volcanos & a new Warcraft Plugin

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WordPress Plugins from A to Z Episode 101

It’s episode #101 of WordPress Plugins A to Z and we’re talking HTML Landing Page insertion, Custom File Types, Custom Dashboards, Monitoring active Volcanos and a new Warcraft Plugin to help channel your inner-gamer. It’s all coming your way next on WordPress Plugins A-Z.

So if you’re listening & reading this we have survived the end of time and started a new Mayan Calendar….

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Listener Feedback / Audio Clips

We have a few clips submitted over the last week that we’ll include on a future show, but be sure to visit our site and leave feedback about the show or any questions you may have about plugins or WordPress needs you’re looking for help on.

 

**WordPress Plugins Reviewed by John**


Volcano Widget 1


Just in time for the recovery of the end of the world now you can monitor all those active volcanos except it does not seem to work properly in 3.5 and has an error when starting and trying to change settings but still look cool in front end.
Rating 2 Dragons

WoW Armory Character 0.9.6

 

This is just in time for my annual pilgrimage into World of Warcraft how I spend my christmas time off..
It displays your wow character info for the world to see and you would think that after 5 years of playing I would have at least on max level character but alas not yet.. Look for my info to appear for a brief couple days between christmas and new years
rating 3 dragons


 

**WordPress Plugins Reviewed by Marcus**

 

HTML Landing Page

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/html-landing-page/

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.4.2
Last Updated: 2012-12-7
Downloads: 181

Allows you to upload customized HTML files to display as a landing page. Ideal for internet marketers promoting multiple products from the same site.

Marcus’ Take:

Rating: 4 out of 5


Upload File Type Settings Plugin
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/upload-file-type-settings-plugin/

Requires: 3.0.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.4.2
Last Updated: 2012-12-7
Downloads: 97

This plugin allows admins to specify additional file types that are allowed for uploading to the blog. By default, WordPress only allows a very limited set of file types to be uploaded. This set is defined by a so called “white list”. What’s not on the white list can’t be uploaded.

This plugin allows you to extend this white list through a settings page.
Additionally it comes with a wide range of file types that are enabled automatically, like audio files (ac3, mp4, …) and video files (avi, mkv, …).

Rating: 4 out of 5

 

Sweet Custom Dashboard

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/sweet-custom-dashboard/

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5
Last Updated: 2012-12-6
Downloads: 99

Too often customizing the WordPress dashboard is adding or removing metaboxes. With this plugin you can create your own WordPress dashboard containing any HTML or PHP elements you want. You’re not limited anymore!

Marcus’ Take:

Rating: 5 out of 5

 


 

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My specialties these days is helping folks get their WordPress website back up after a disaster such as being hacked. I focus on fixing a site rather than scrapping it and starting over. I am also there when you need to add functionality to your WordPress website, from realizing that you need to simply connect with social media website to getting setup with an ecommerce store. I can help you though the process. I am also there when you need to add functionality to your WordPress website, from realizing that you need to simply connect with social media website to getting setup with an ecommerce store. I can help you though the process.
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