WordPress Plugins A to Z Episode 381 Constant Contact, Recipes Publishing

WordPress Plugins A to Z Episode 381 Constant Contact, Recipes Publishing and Marketing Automation

 WordPress Plugins A to Z Episode 381 Constant Contact, Recipes PublishingIt's Episode 381 and we've got plugins for Constant Contact, Recipes Publishing and Marketing Automation. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!

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With that let's dive right into the meat and potatoes.
Today I am reviewing four great plugins.

John

Gravity Forms Constant Contact

https://wordpress.org/plugins/gravity-forms-constant-contact/

The Lowdown:
If you use Constant contact for managing your email lists and C<S this is a great plugin that allows you to connect Gravity Forms to Constant Contact. This allows you to capture the emails and other info off your forms and have it inserted into your Constant Contact lists, it collects and connects all types of field including custom one. It also has a confirmation function you can add to your site to ensure the entry was added to Constant contact.

Rating 4 Dragons

Constant Contact Forms

https://wordpress.org/plugins/constant-contact-forms/

The Lowdown:
This is a Contact form plugin that while made to use with Constant Contact. It can also be used without a Constant contact account. While it looks like you can create most any type of form, it seems to be more focused on creating email signup forms that send the info into Constant contact. You may want to use the previously talked about plugin for more extensive forms.

Rating 4 Dragons

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Contest! Win a Premium Plugin License For:

For November we are giving away a copy of the Interactive US map donated by Botrous which we reviewed in Episode 368. Check it out. Contest runs until the start of December 2018.
WP Maps Plugin (wpmapplugins.com) offers a wide variety of professional interactive map plugins including this Interactive US Map which gives you an easy way to install a professional looking US map with clickable states, and use a well organized map dashboard to customize the map colors, links, hover information, etc (using a visual editor without any coding knowledge). Then use the shortcode in any page to display the map on your website. You can download the free trial version and test it before you download the premium map plugin.

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Our next couple plugins for you are

John

Sent in by Justin Sheetz from https://boxystudio.com/

Freemium Plugin

Cooked – Recipe Plugin

https://cooked.pro/
https://wordpress.org/plugins/cooked/

The Lowdown:
This is a recipe plugin that is a bit different than others that I have looked at in the past. The free version has most of what you will need to create a very good looking recipe website or just to display the occasional recipe in your blog.
Here’s what you get out of the box:

  • Drag & drop ingredients and directions.
  • SEO Optimized – Google Structured Data and Schema.org support.
  • Beautiful grid-based masonry recipe lists.
  • Prep & Cooking Times
  • Photo Galleries
  • Nutrition Facts
  • Difficulty Levels
  • Powerful recipe search with a text search, categories & sorting options.
  • Author template to list recipes by a single author.
  • Cooking times with clickable, interactive timers.
  • Very developer-friendly with loads of hooks & filters.
  • Servings switcher to adjust ingredient amounts.

Rating 4 Dragons

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2018-10-31
2 star
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Too many interviews Used to love the show. Went back and listened to all episodes from beginning. Was very helpful and insightful. New format not as helpful. Old show – 5 star. Now – 2 star, at best. Not going to listen any more. There are other shows more interesting now.

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Our last couple plugins today are:

John

Sent in by Robert Cairns

free but has extensions

https://stunningdigitalmarketing.com/

GroundHogg

https://wordpress.org/plugins/groundhogg/

The Lowdown:
This is a plugin for marketers that will help you with creating, implementing and converting marketing funnels. It has some pre-built funnels and email templates to help you get started. Build out your funnel and get started. It has extensions that will allow you to focus a bit more

Rating 4 Dragons

Closing out this Episode, the plugins we covered were:

John’s Plugins: Gravity Forms Constant Contact – 4, Constant Contact Forms – 4, Cooked – Recipe Plugin – 4, GroundHogg – 4

Marcus’ Plugins:

Reminders / Commercial / Promotions:

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