At Dabbled|Studios: Recommended WordPress Plugins


Sharing some tips on good WordPress plugins over at the Dabbled|Studios (my web design site) blog today….

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For a site I’m finishing up right now, I went through my list of WordPress Plugins that are really nice “must haves” for a new website. Since I was documenting what I was recommending for the client, I figured I’d share it with you guys as well. There are tons of great plugins out there, but these are a few that provide some great value…

Simple Trackback Validation Eliminates spam trackbacks by (1) checking if the IP address of the trackback sender is equal to the IP address of the webserver the trackback URL is referring to and (2) by retrieving the web page located at the URL used in the trackback and checking if the page contains a link to your blog.

(This one solved my Trackback Spam problems)


Oh, and the mandatory plug for Dabbled|Studios, for your website/graphic design needs!