It's Episode 290 and we've got plugins for Removing Old Slugs, Removing Products, Cropping Background Images, Remote Site Search, and Custom States for Woo Commerce. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!

WordPress Plugins A-Z #290 Removing Old Slugs, Removing Products

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It's Episode 290 and we've got plugins for Removing Old Slugs, Removing Products, Cropping Background Images, Remote Site Search, and Custom States for Woo Commerce. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!It's Episode 290 and we've got plugins for Removing Old Slugs, Removing Products, Cropping Background Images, Remote Site Search, and Custom States for Woo Commerce. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!
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**WordPress Plugins Reviewed by John Overall**

Woo Add Custom States

Freemium Plugin premium is $5.95
Version:1.2
Requires:4.5 or higher
Compatible up to:4.7.5
Released:13 December 2016
Downloads:242
Last Updated:24 December 2016
Ratings:
5
(5 star out of 5)
The Lowdown:
With the implementation of shipping zones by WooCommerce and since not all countries use Zip/Postal codes you may need to create custom states for shipping as well as you might want to split some sites and ares into specific zones/regions. This plugin will allow you to create these separations to improve your shipping. The free version has limits on how many you can create but the premium is unlimited and is only $6
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Rating 3 Dragons

Remove Old Slugs

Version:2.0.1
Requires:3.5.1 or higher
Compatible up to:4.6.6
Released:29 April 2013
Downloads:8095
Last Updated:25 October 2016
Ratings:
4
(4 star out of 5)
The Lowdown:
Something I was recently made aware of and seems to be an ongoing issue for many websites and I can see as a problem that will start to occur again and again as time goes on. This problem is with old slugs and is more problematic in older sites as well as sites running ecommerce with lots of products and lots of changes happening and using posts/products with similar names.
the problem is that when people hit one page/product expecting one thing they are redirected to another page. This looks to be caused by the old post slug built into WordPress with redirects a query to what it things is the correct place. This is caused by the old slugs.
This plugin help you remove those old slugs without having to go into the data base.
Check it out
Rating 4 Dragons

The Awesome Designer

sent in by Steve Despierres
Freemium Plugin
No data found for this plugin!
The lowdown:
This is a 3rd party service which allows you to setup custom design products on your website such as t-shirts, cups, phone cases, puzzles and more. This is am impressive system and looks like if your in the business of providing final created products for your clients and want to use WooCommerce this is a plugin for you.
What you get is a ready to print composite image created by their web to print technology. This is a pretty impressive plugin check it out.
Rating 4 Dragons

**WordPress Plugins Reviewed by Marcus Couch**

Woo Product Remover

Version:1.1.0
Requires:4.3 or higher
Compatible up to:4.7.5
Released:27 December 2016
Downloads:3029
Last Updated:20 March 2017
Ratings:
5
(5 star out of 5)
Woo Product Remover allows you to, via a single click, remove all woocommerce products from your site. It cleans up your database from products, their metadata, relationships, as well as product variations and their related meta data.
Rating: 4 out of 5

WP Remote Site Search

Version:1.0.0
Requires:4.4 or higher
Compatible up to:4.7.5
Released:27 December 2016
Downloads:191
Last Updated:27 December 2016
Ratings:
0
(0 star out of 5)
WP Remote Site Search is a search plugin for WordPress that returns any WordPress site's data using WP REST API. Activate the WP Remote Site Search plugin Add the shortcode [wp_remote_site_search] to a page. post or widget area.
Rating: 4 out of 5

Background Image Cropper

Version:1.1
Requires:4.3-beta3 or higher
Compatible up to:4.7.5
Released:14 July 2015
Downloads:4734
Last Updated:09 December 2016
Ratings:
5
(5 star out of 5)
This plugin is a WordPress core feature-plugin that adds cropping to background images for parity with header images. For this particular feature the implementation is quite simple, but it's starting out as a plugin to gauge user interest in this feature and whether the feature improves the user experience of background images
Rating: 5 out of 5

Plugins Overview:

John’s Plugins: Woo Add Custom States – 4, Remove Old Slugs -4, The Awesome Designer – 4
Marcus’ Plugins:  Woo Product Remover – , WP Remote Site Search – 4, Background Image Cropper – 5

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My specialty is helping people help themselves. I get their WordPress website up and running after a catastrophe such as being hacked or a plugin malfunction. My focus is on fixing the problem rather than scrapping the site and rebuilding it from the bottom up. Although this may be tempting to do, the costs associated with this are much more than you may think. The loss of time spent on the site, posts, data and images that may have been forgotten or no longer accessible. With a bit of time I can get your site cleaned up, functioning, and re-establish its presence on the web.
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