WordPress Plugins A to Z Episode 364 Facebook Feeds, Media File Management


It's Episode 364 and we've got plugins for Team Sliders, Free Shipping Notifications, Facebook Feeds, Media File Management and a Page-based Theme Switcher.. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!It's Episode 364 and we've got plugins for Team Sliders, Free Shipping Notifications, Facebook Feeds, Media File Management and a Page-based Theme Switcher.. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!

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Today we are reviewing our usual allotment of six great plugins.


WP Team Showcase and Slider Pro


The Lowdown:
This is the Team showcase plugin I opted for after the failed one from the last show that i talked about. This plugin is a premium plugin but is well worth the money. The setup was easy and its display choices were excellent and made installing it a breeze.

Rating 5 dragons


Free Shipping Notice for WooCommerce


Requires:3.0.0 or higher
Compatible up to:4.9.25
Released:03 July 2018
Last Updated:11 March 2019
(5 star out of 5)

Free Shipping Notice adds a message in your cart and checkout about the amount remaining until a customer is eligible for free shipping. In the US, you see this at Amazon PrimeNow, Walmart and other retailers that offer frees shipping when a certain dollar amount criteria is met.

* Individualized – updates based on each customer’s cart total to show remaining amount to spend
* Customization – customize colors, free shipping minimum, and applicable countries in the settings tab
* Geolocation – the plugin will detect a customer’s country to see if free shipping applies there (based on settings)
* Mobile-friendly – compatible with mobile devices

Rating 4 out of 5

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Our next couple plugins for you are


WD Facebook Feed


The Lowdown:
This plugin was what I chose to create a Facebook feed of albums from a clients Facebook page. Initially it started out to be great setup seemed to be very easy and it was functioning well. The next day however it all fell apart. It would no longer display the images just the album titles. After following the info on how to create my own Facebook app it still would not work so I contacted the support. I even filled them in on everything I had done. They sent back to me to do those things again I did. Still no luck lots of errors. They updated the plugin a week later and new instructions for setup. Followed them to the “T” still no luck after 2 weeks of messing with it I abandoned it.

Rating 2 Dragons


FileBird – Media Library Categories/Folders File Manager


Requires:3.0 or higher
Compatible up to:6.5.2
Released:02 July 2018
Last Updated:29 March 2024
(4.7 star out of 5)

Drag and drop to upload/move files into folders. Drag and drop to rearrange folders.
Right click your mouse to quickly create, rename or delete folders like what you do on your computer.
The toolbar on the left allows you control all of your folders/ files. You can create, rearrange, rename or delete folders.
You can create unlimited folders/subfolders for all your media files.

Rating: 5 out of 5

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Our last couple plugins today are:


Custom Facebook Feed Pro


Requires:4.1 or higher
Compatible up to:6.5.2
Released:08 June 2013
Last Updated:03 April 2024
(4.8 star out of 5)

The Lowdown:
This was my choice to replace the one above and worked out to be perfect fir for what I need and had lots of great help

Rating 5 Dragons


Switch Theme


Requires:4.6 or higher
Compatible up to:6.5.2
Released:01 July 2018
Last Updated:19 March 2024
(5 star out of 5)

This plugin allows you to load a different theme for specific pages, both in a permanent way and just for debugging.
You will find a section for each single page and post in the meta boxes section, where you can select the theme that you want to activate. Checking on the related checkbox you can decide if you want that all visitors see that theme or only you.
The actual version supports only the front-end, so you will not be able to load another theme for specific pages in the back-end.

Rating 5 out of 5

Closing out this Episode The Plugins we covered where:

John’s Plugins: WP Team Showcase and Slider Pro- 5, WD Facebook Feed – 2, Custom Facebook Feed Pro – 5

Marcus’ Plugins: Free Shipping Notification for WooCommerce – 4, FileBird – 5, FreeSoul Switch Theme – 5

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