It's Episode 262 and we've got plugins for WordPress Notifications, Image Zooming, GZip Minification, RestAPI User Interface, and two new plugins for dealing with Stage Sites.. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!

WordPress Plugins A-Z #262 WordPress Notifications, Image Zooming

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It's Episode 262 and we've got plugins for WordPress Notifications, Image Zooming, GZip Minification, RestAPI User Interface, and two new plugins for dealing with Stage Sites.. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!It's Episode 262 and we've got plugins for WordPress Notifications, Image Zooming, GZip Minification, RestAPI User Interface, and two new plugins for dealing with Stage Sites.. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!
 

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Jex @ Jezweb Pty Ltd who made a donation of $50 on behalf of  on of thier recently completed sites The Club Motel Armidale https://www.clubmotelarmidale.com.au/ his message: Thanks John and Marcus, keep up the great work. Jez
 
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WordPress News and other interesting WordPress related posts:

 
Understanding the core feature of WordPress the Database https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/mysql-databases/
 
 

Listener Feedback / Audio Clips

We have a couple questions from David
First question image replacement plugin I would suggest using Enable Media Replace https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/enable-media-replace this plugin will replace a media wile with a new one. As for Caldera forms I have not used it yet but will put it in the cue to be reviewed.
Second question Custom Post types there is a way to do it and yes its a template and no there probably is not a plugin and will require some coding.
 

**WordPress Plugins Reviewed by John Overall**

Better Notifications for WordPress

The Lowdown:
This plugin help you get a grip on the notifications sent out by your site for new comments, this allows the customizations of the forms being sent out as well as who they go to. It seems to work pretty well.
Rating 4 Dragons

Premium Plugin

Hummingbird

The Lowdown:
This plugin help you speedup ypour site by implementing gzip an minification without the need to manually add code to your htaccess and more. The setup is pretty easy and it seems to help a bit with site speed.
Rating 4 Dragons

sent in by Marc Benzakein

WPSiteSync

The Lowdown:
This a pretty great tool to help you make changes between your dev site and a live site. Setup is pretty easy you just have to remember to install and activate the plugin on both sites. Using it is pretty easy you connect up your sites and then you get the opportunity to either push or pull a post after it is published. It seems to work well even moving images.
Rating 4 Dragons
 
 

**WordPress Plugins Reviewed by Marcus Couch**

 

WP REST API Controller by Evan Herman and Yikes Inc.

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-rest-api-controller/
WP REST API Controller allows users to toggle the visibility of, and customize the endpoints for all post types within WordPress. Additionally, users can tweak visibility and customize the name of meta data assigned to API requests.
Important: WP REST API Controller requires that WP REST API v2 or later be installed, or else this plugin will not function properly.
Features:
Enable/Disable custom post type REST API endpoints
Enable/Disable custom post type meta data (add or remove meta fields from API requests)
Rename default & custom post type endpoints (eg: change the posts API endpoints to announcements, and access it at /wp-json/wp/v2/announcements)
Rename meta data properties in API requests, so they are more user friendly.
Manipulate and control post types and data created by third party plugins and themes.
Control API requests without writing a single line of PHP code.
Filters included to alter default functionality.
Rating: 4 out of 5

WP Image Zoomify by Sultan Nasir Uddin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-image-zoomify/
WP Image Zoomify is a simple image light box plugin with zoom effect. The plugin adds simple light box with zoom effect to any of the image on your site. Usages: Just add rel='zoomify' attribute or add a class zoomify to the image. Example: Using rel attribute
Rating: 4 out of 5

WP Breathe by Joseph Fusco

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-breathe/
As a developer, it can sometimes get confusing flipping back and forth between production and development sites. This plugin offers a gentle and anthropomorphic reminder that you are logged into a production site while still allowing unobstructive use.
Example: https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/6676674/16306084/82afaf78-392a-11e6-85e6-d881b0d81943.gif
Rating: 5 out of 5
 

Plugins Overview:

John’s Plugins: Better Notifications for WordPress – 4, Hummingbird  -4  , WPSiteSync – 4
Marcus’ Plugins:  WP Rest API Controller – 4, WP Image Zoomify – 4, WP Breathe – 5
 
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