I’ll Show you Mine if You Show me Yours (WP Plugins)

Here’s a little survey/question for WordPress users out there. What are your favorite plugins? I’m regularly asked how I do certian aspects of this site and the answers are usually pointing at a plugin of one kind or another – so I thought I’d let you know what I’m using – but only on the condition that you show me yours (I feel a little dirty saying that). Here are my active plugins:

Now I’ve shown you mine – time to show me yours.

Update – I’ve collated the list so far here.

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  1. ../Ant says:

    Thanks for the links.

  2. Necktieguy says:

    I can’t find the rssFeedlist plugin. Can anyone give me an address to download it from?

    thanks in advance!

  3. Kashif says:

    A regular set of plugins deployed at most of my blogs are:

    – Ultimate Tag Warrior
    – Post Teaser
    – Add Excerpt
    – Fuzzy Recent Posts
    – Recent Comments
    – RSS Link Fetcher
    – Simple Tags (Technorati)
    – WP-ShortStats

  4. Wow – what a list from everyone! Will have to bookmark and come back when i have more time….

    Darren – the address you have for ‘Related Posts’ doesn’t actually go to the right place on the wasabi site. I couldn’t find the correct page earlier but I see now in the last comment Chris posted the correct address.

  5. maximum says:

    Very old plugins! :(
    Support ru pr wordpress.

  6. Sean Fallon says:

    Just a quick note:

    I left the first response on this post and I just wanted to let everyone know that the plugins I mentioned can cause some seriously high CPU usage.

    StatTraq: (stat tracking system)
    Most Wanted: (most popular posts on homepage – by unique visits)

  7. Ar2r says:
  8. Jason Brown says:

    I use my own plugins, one of which is really helpful for SEO:

  9. Footnotes 0.2
    Get Recent Comments 1.2
    inTouch 1.2
    King_Framework 0.68
    WP-Polls 2.11
    RS Event 0.6.3
    SpellingChecker 1.18
    Sidebar Widgets 1.0.20060711
    King_Links_Widget 0.65

    Footnotes, simple but very useful. Get recent comments works well for my site, I don’t have that many comments on a day to day basis.

    I think all of them are availible at

  10. jeff Link says:

    Any one using hit tail and how hard is it to set up. I thought there might be a plug in for it.

  11. Kanute says:

    “Show me your’s and i’ll show me mine” is really a nice hit. Every body wants to know what a big guy like Problogger uses and so we all turn-up and write. Nice Blog. I use just a few Plugins including Kabatology spam.. a good anti-spam(but its not yet available to the public). Also use Askimet, Subscribe-to-comments, Subscribe Me, and Google-Deluxe amongst others.

  12. Henry says:

    I have a modified version of adrotator allowing you to use ads with multi-line codes without having to convert them to single-line codes. Read about it here

  13. Javed Khalil says:

    I am using:
    Configurable Tag Cloud 1.0
    Ajax Comment Preview 1.2
    Ajax Post Save 1.1
    All in One SEO Pack 1.2
    Audio Player 1.0
    Bookmarker 0.4
    Easy Gravators 1.0
    Google Sitemaps 2.7
    Highlight Author Comments
    Most Commented 1.4
    Random Post Widget 1.5
    Share This 1.4
    Tiny Emotions
    Tiny Style
    Tiny XHTML
    WP-Pagenavi (navigation) 2.2
    WP-Polls (with WP-Polls Widget)
    Wp-Useronline 2.2
    WP 2.3 related posts
    WP 2.3 statistics

  14. j.s. kumar says:

    Gone through the website i could understand 50% only if anybody brief me it will be useful to continue further.

  15. j.s. kumar says:

    As far as i am concern blogging means expressing our point of views or opinions or ideas what ever it may be about the particular topic listed in website

  16. K Mazza says:

    Anyone use All in One SEO?
    I also use Adsense Deluxe

  17. Kim says:

    Anyone know of a plugin that allows you to export/download all of the registered users and their info? We use a plugin that asks for and creates custom fields upon registration, but cannot find a plugin that will allow us to download this information into a format we can use. Thanks!

  18. Kim says:

    I forgot to add: we use the wp-user-manager plugin to collect this data upon registration. Thanks again!


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