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It's Episode 432 and I've got plugins for File Uploads, Site Notifications, Goose is loose and ClassicPress Options. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z! It’s Episode 432 and I’ve got plugins for File Uploads, Site Notifications, Goose is loose and ClassicPress Options. It’s all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!

WordPress File Upload, Notification – Custom Notifications and Alerts for WordPress, Honkify and ClassicPress options in Episode 432

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Show Art: Angel Lemus

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I have a great set of plugins for you today!

Starting out I have a plugin that I have yet to use but felt you would want to know it exists. Keep in mind the ratings are based off the descriptions on their site and using their demo if available.

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-file-upload/

Version:4.11.2
Requires:2.9.2 or higher
Compatible up to:5.2.4
Released:09 December 2013
Downloads:637629
Last Updated:31 October 2019
Ratings: (4.6 star out of 5)

The Lowdown:

If you are inn need of a solution to allow file uploads for your clients this may be an excellent solution for you. I would be careful of allowing it to be used by guests as it opens a way for malicious files to be uploaded.

It is pretty easy to use and  you can determine which role can upload files, set the form via a short code on a page. You can add custom fields to clooect additional data with the file.

This is the freemium version and lacks a few good features such as unlimited files size, the ability to upload to, Dropbox, Google Drive and one drive. It also limits to one file at a time.

Overall not looking too bad.

Rating 4 Dragons

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WordPress News and Info

GoDaddy Launches eCommerce Hosting Plan in Partnership with WooCommerc

https://wptavern.com/godaddy-launches-ecommerce-hosting-plan-in-partnership-with-woocommerce

Avast fights off cyber-espionage attempt, Abisshis

https://blog.avast.com/ccleaner-fights-off-cyberespionage-attempt-abiss

What Are Fake WordPress Plugins?

https://unidad22.com/what-are-fake-wordpress-plugins/

WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: October 2019, Part 2

https://ithemes.com/wordpress-vulnerability-roundup-october-2019-part-2/

Johns news:

Plugin Dynamics is starting to come to life and we have 4 plugins just about ready for general testing plus 3 more in the cue.

Date Calculator

Metric Conversions

Clock de Resistance

Tabular Data dynamics

In the development cue

The Tarot Reading plugin

Intranet Lockdown

All coming soon to https://PluginDynamics.com

Contest You Can Win a Premium Plugin License For:

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Our current contest is sponsored by Social Rabbit

You have a chance to win a premium License for Social Rabbit Plugin reviewed in Episode 428. This is an excellent plugin to connect to your social networks and share out your content.

Find out more at Social Rabbits site  https://alidropship.com/addons/social-rabbit/

Contest will be running until October 31 with winner announced Nov 7.

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https://wordpress.org/plugins/notification/

Version:6.2.0
Requires:4.9 or higher
Compatible up to:5.2.4
Released:20 December 2011
Downloads:60092
Last Updated:17 October 2019
Ratings: (4.9 star out of 5)

The Lowdown:

Replace the default emails in your WordPress website with some great custom notifications and take control of the emails your site is sending out.

With this plugin you can eliminate the default emails and create your own set of emails with custom triggers, send them out though push or email and even merge in some useful data such as user info and posts info. There are some great built in options but if that is not enought you can add ssome custom triggers of your own.

The plugin also has some great extensions available starting at about $15 to expand it out to your specific needs.

Rating 4 Dragons

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https://wordpress.org/plugins/honkify/

Version:1.0.0
Requires:5.0 or higher
Compatible up to:5.2.4
Released:11 October 2019
Downloads:33
Last Updated:11 October 2019
Ratings: (0 star out of 5)

The Lowdown:

because life can get boring sometime and you need to inject a little chaos into it. This plugin help with that task, simply install activate and work at tricking your users to click the “Y” key as once they do every link on your sit turns into a honking sound. Yes that about it and the only way out is to refresh the page.

Have fun

Rating 5 Dragons for the Chaos  effect.

ClassicPress is a fast growing fork of WordPress that is starting to come into its own. ClassicPress is focused on Business Websites runs fast and is looking pretty good. There are a few plugins specifically for ClassicPress and all plugins for WordPress 4.9.9 work well on it. I do believe it has a future.

One thing I am looking forward to in the ClassicPress World is the expansion of the number of ClassicPress specific plugins and their own repository. Currently there are not a lot of ClassicPress specific plugins but I do know it is going to grow and I’ll have to expand this segment then. Who knows, it could take over the whole show.

This week for ClassicPress I have:

News:

The Future of WordPress Themes and ClassicPress Themes–  I’m Not the Only One Seeing This

https://www.roughpixels.com/news-and-updates/the-future-of-wordpress-themes/

General info:

2019 Year in Review Code Potent has been busy

https://codepotent.com/2019-year-in-review/

Random Links to ClassicPress supporters

ClassicPress Resources:

For some up to date news on ClassicPress check out the ClassisPress Club news

https://classicpress.club/

An alternate forum for the non-techies.

“Must Have” Plugins List

https://forums.classicpress.net/t/must-have-plugins-list/1163

To find a listing of ClassicPress specific plugins check out this link https://forums.classicpress.net/t/plugins-built-specifically-for-classicpress/1011?u=codepotent there is currently 37 42 plugins here and growing. I look forward to the day they have their own repository. I can still recall WP when it had a small repository.

CodePotent’s plugin directory

https://codepotent.com/classicpress/plugins/

Closing out this Episode the Plugins I covered were:

John’s Plugins: WordPress File Upload – 4, Custom Notifications – 4, Honkify – 5

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