These are the plugins that were recommended during the Motivational Monday Blab presentation on December 21, 2015. They are all free, top quality, choices that relate to social media aspects of your self-hosted WordPress website or blog. They are listed below with brief comment and link to their WordPress dot org plugin repository page.
Seven Recommended Plugins
- Editorial Calendar - easy adding and scheduling of blog posts.
- Yoast SEO - easy search engine optimization, trains you as you go.
- Social Network Auto-Poster - (SNAP) sends blog posts to social media sites.
- Social Media Feather - light-weight social share buttons.
- Tweet This - multi-function social share buttons.
- Simple Share Buttons Adder - nice selection of social share buttons.
- BBPress - a traditional discussion/message forum.
Adding these recommended plugins, as needed, to your WordPress website or blog will provide extra features and functions, ease your social media interaction, and, in some cases, actually teach you what you need to know to become more engaged in the process.