Handy plugin for WordPress to rename the filename of your images. Great for use when uploading to your blog via the WordPress iOS app, since the iPhone doesn’t allow you to change filenames on photos and WordPress itself offers no functionality to do this — which both should have by default.
Get Post List With Thumbnails is an excellent little plugin for self-hosted WordPress sites that allows you to display your recent blog posts as a thumbnail grid of images with support for using the Featured Image thumbnails for a nice clean uniform image from each post. Perfect for us artists wanting to use WordPress for an online portfolio.
Custom Post WP Gallery is the portfolio plugin I’ve been wanting for WordPress for a long time. It’s very simple, but does exactly what I wanted: allows you to have a thumbnail image gallery that pulls the images from specific Pages or Custom Post Types, using the Featured Image functionality. The latter is what I really wanted so I could keep the portfolio as a separate unit within the website. While there are tons of thumbnail gallery plugins out there, all seem to have way too many features I’d never use, and are proprietary so if the plugin gets abandoned you’re stuck. By tapping into built-in features of WordPress, at least you are ensured some level of being future-proofed. Continue reading “Custom Post WP Gallery Plugin: Image Galleries From Pages, Posts or Custom Post Types”
This Schedule Posts Calendar WordPress plugin is something I’ve been wanting for a while. I tend to schedule blog posts for my cartooning blog in bulk, and like to publish them on a regular weekly schedule. I like to do so on the same day every week, and it’s a pain having to double-check the dates and manually type in the info.
I’ve only just installed it but it does just what I need and works great. Hopefully it doesn’t cause any problems or conflicts!