Sites.temple.edu has plugins that site admins can activate to extend the features and functionality of their site. Plugins are disabled by default. It’s recommended to only activate the plugins that you require. Having many plugins needlessly activated can slow down your site and clutter the admin menus.
New plugins can be requested by opening a help ticket. However, please note that not all requests are approved and the approval process can take over a month to complete.
For additional assistance with any of these plugins, please open a help ticket.
amr event lists with ical files
This plugin allows you to display event lists on your site. You can provide a external “ics” file (from Google Calendar, Facebook, etc) or upload your own “ics” file. It can display events as a list, agenda, or calendar, and has a upcoming events widget.
The Authors Widget shows a list of the authors on a blog with the number of posts, link to RSS feed, and avatar. It is useful in a multi-author blog, where you want to have the list in the sidemenu.
bbPress allows you to add a forum/discussion board to your site. Users can create conversation topics and reply to others.
bbPress Enable TinyMCE Visual Tab
This plugin provides additional options to the post editor specific to bbPress.
The Blogger Importer plugin allows users to import blog data from a Google Blogger website. It can import posts, comments, categories, and images.
This plugin allows you to add multiple authors to a single post on your blog. It currently only works with the Viscous theme.
The Content Expiration plugin allows authors to set an expiration time on their posts. The author is emailed two weeks before expiration and again upon expiration. Expired posts are marked as “expired,” never deleted.
FeedWordPress is an Atom/RSS aggregator for WordPress. It allows users to add feeds and it syndicates content from those feeds into your site blog.
Gravity Forms (and Add-Ons)
Gravity Forms allows you to easily create and manage HTML forms on your site. There are add-ons to create polls, quizzes, surveys, and to allow users to create a signature with their mouse/tablet.
The H5P plugin allows you to create and embed rich interactive multimedia content into your site. It uses HTML5 to support many different content types, including presentations, interactive videos with annotations, games, quizzes, fill-in-the-blanks, charts, questionnaires, and more.
Jetpack by WordPress.com
Jetpack’s features are divided into modules. Modules can be activated or deactivated as desired. It provides various features, including LaTeX equations/forumalas, contact forms, extra sidebar widgets, the ability to embed content (YouTube Videos, Tweets, and more), detailed vistor stats, and more. Jetpack requires you to link a WordPress.com account. If you do not have one, you will have to create one (it’s free!). Learn how to use Jetpack.
Juicer allows users to automatically pull in data from social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Tumblr, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Vimeo, and more. Users can gather content by username or hashtag and create filters to limit content. It requires a free account on the Juicer website.
Relevanssi is a search plugin that replaces the default WordPress search. It has advanced features, such as relevance-based results and boolean logic.
The RSS Importer plugin allows users to import blog posts from an RSS feed.
This alllows you to add Google Calendar events to your site.
Super Simple Google Analytics
This plugin allows site admins to insert Google Analytics tracking code into their site.
The Events Calendar
The Events Calendar is a carefully crafted, extensible plugin that lets you easily share your events.
This plugin enables advanced features in TinyMCE, the visual editor in WordPress. TinyMCE is the editor you use when creating or editing a blog post or page.
This plugin allows users to import a Tumblr blog into WordPress. It correctly handles posts formats, eliminates duplicates, and can import posts, pages, and drafts.
Visualizer: Charts and Graphs
A simple, easy to use and quite powerful tool to create, manage and embed interactive charts into your WordPress posts and pages. The plugin uses Google Visualization API to render charts.
This plugin provides advanced SEO (search engine optimization) options for your site.