Welcome to the first Friday Unknown Plugin Spotlight! In this series, we take a look at some of the newer and/or lesser known plugins that can be found in the WordPress plugin directory. This can also include some niche plugins that can turn out to be quite useful. There’s a whole world of plugins out there, so let’s discover them!
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If you have comments on your site and would like to give your readers the ability to add images to their comments, then Comment Images by tommcfarlin could turn out to be quite useful. The plugin is simple to install, just make sure that you are using the comments template.
Just as the popularity of the Yo app has surged, a WordPress plugin has already been created. Written by paulmolluzzo, the Yo plugin allows subscribers to receive post updates. According to the instructions, you will need to get a Yo API key and create a callback to your home site.
The Comment Publicity plugin adds a Reddit-like comment voting system for your WordPress site. Developed by Paul de Wouters and Human Made Limited, the plugin is easy to use, just install and activate, and your comments (comments template) should have voting icons. They will even be ranked!
<?php the_subtitle(); ?>
The plugin can accept three parameters:
- $before: Add a string before the subtitle
- $after: Add a string after the subtitle
- $echo: A boolean, if true, will echo the subtitle in HTML, if false, will return a value in PHP for later use
That’s it for now, stay tuned to learn more. As always, you can leave a comment below if you would like to suggest a plugin or ask a question.