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July 22nd in Wordpress Plugins by .

Uploading multiple files to WordPress as an admin is pretty easy. But what if you want to get your community involved and let them upload multiple photos to your website faster? These 3 plugins can help:

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WP Multi File Uploader: allows users to submit multiple files to your website. The plugin restricts file type to those supported by WordPress. [click to continue…]

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December 3rd in Wordpress Plugins by .

WordPress makes it easy to manage your content. But it is not perfect. There are things you can do to optimize WordPress to deliver better performance and save you from major headaches when your site starts growing. Uploading thousands of images to a single folder is a bad idea, especially if your server does not have a SSD. But that is exactly what’s going to happen if you publish 20 or 30 articles a day and use a sophisticated magazine to showcase your content.  Custom Upload Dir helps you get around this issue. It is a versatile plugin that lets you create custom paths for your file uploads.

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October 25th in Wordpress Plugins by .

Many WordPress webmasters upload one image after another to their website without taking time to organize their uploads directory. In most cases, you don’t need to since WordPress does all the hard work for you. But folders that have thousands of files could cause performance issues on your server. In fact, there are many web hosts that put a limit on the number of files you can have in any given directory. Considering that some themes create multiple thumbnail images for each file you upload, you don’t have to be too active to end up with too many images in your WordPress Uploads sub-directories. Here are 2 plugins you can use to move images around and better organize your folders:

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Custom Upload Dir: this plugin lets you organize your uploaded files in a smarter fashion. You can construct paths from post title, category, post date, and more. [click to continue…]

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July 10th in Wordpress Tips by .

We are all familiar with top user-generated content sites. While these sites provide hosting, various tools, and other useful services to their visitors, they mainly rely on their users’ contributions to survive. Starting and growing a user-generated content site is not easy. You need to have a great web host and a solid strategy to get people interested in your site (gamification tactics are worth trying). Knowing a bit of coding to handle content submissions securely is ideal. Here are 5+ themes/plugins you can use to handle content submissions on your site:

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Frontend Uploader: lets you accept, moderate, and publish user-generated content (posts + media) on your website. All of the submissions are held for moderation. [click to continue…]

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