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Plugin Management

Plugins extend and expand the functionality of WordPress. Once a plugin is installed, you may activate it or deactivate it here.

Currently Active Plugins

Plugin Version Description Action
Add From Server 1.4

Plugin to allow the Media Manager to add files from the webservers filesystem. Note: All files are copied to the uploads directory. By Dion Hulse.

dDeviantArt 1.0-alpha

Allows you to insert DeviantArt Deviations into your Blog. Options page By Dion Hulse.

dPost Uploads 1.1

Stores uploads in the month folder of the post. Eg. Edit a post from Dec 2007, Uploads will be stored in /2007/12/ if selected. Note: Radio options only available on posts published in the past/future By Dion Hulse.

Force FTP Sockets for WP Filesystem 1.0

Forces the WP_Filesystem to utilise the FTP Sockets library. By Dion Hulse.

PHP Run 0.1

A developer plugin to allow interactive running of PHP from the Administrator panel. By Dion Hulse.

SyntaxHighlighter 1.1

An advanced upload-and-activate WordPress implementation of Alex Gorbatchev’s SyntaxHighlighter JavaScript code highlighting package. See’s “How do I post source code?” for details. By Matt, Viper007Bond, and mdawaffe.

There is a new version of SyntaxHighlighter available. Download version 1.1.1 here or upgrade automatically.
Test Configure Link 1.8

Plugin to show-case the Ability to add extra Action links. By Dion Hulse.

WP-ContactForm: Akismet Edition 1.0-DD32

WP-ContactForm: Akismet Edition is a drop in form for users to contact you. It is derived from Ryan Duff’s WP-ContactForm 1.4.3 with the addition of code from the Akismet plugin. By Blogging Expertise; Modified by DD32.

Wp-Filesystem Tester 1.8

Plugin to spew debug info about The Filesystem wrapper used by the Plugin updater. By Dion Hulse.

If something goes wrong with a plugin and you can’t use WordPress, delete or rename that file in the C:\www\wordpress/wp-content/plugins directory and it will be automatically deactivated.

Recently Active Plugins

Plugin Version Description Action
Extended Options 1.0-alpha

Adds delete and Viewing(for serialized data) to the Options page. By Dion Hulse.

Remove Max Width 1.3

This plugin removes the max-width of the WordPress 2.5 Admin interface. By Dion Hulse.

Test 1.0

Test By DD32.

Available Plugins

Plugin Version Description Action
AA Delete Me6 1.0

Test Deletion plugin which does nothing. By Dion Hulse.

Akismet 2.1.5

Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not. You need a API key to use it. You can review the spam it catches under “Comments.” To show off your Akismet stats just put <?php akismet_counter(); ?> in your template. See also: WP Stats plugin. By Matt Mullenweg.

dDeviantArt 0.6

Allows you to insert DeviantArt Deviations into your Blog. Options page By Dion Hulse.

Force FTP Extension for WP Filesystem 1.0

Forces the WP_Filesystem to utilise the FTP Extension library. By Dion Hulse.

Get More Plugins 1.0

Adds a Plugin installation method to WordPress 2.5+ Options page By Dion Hulse.

Google XML Sitemaps

This plugin will generate a compatible sitemap of your WordPress blog which is supported by, Google, MSN Search and YAHOO. Configuration Page By Arne Brachhold.

Hello Dolly 1.5

This is not just a plugin, it symbolizes the hope and enthusiasm of an entire generation summed up in two words sung most famously by Louis Armstrong: Hello, Dolly. When activated you will randomly see a lyric from Hello, Dolly in the upper right of your admin screen on every page. By Matt Mullenweg.

In Place Edit 1.0

In Place Editing testing By Author Unknown.

Newer WordPress Plugin 1.0

Tests non-activation. By Dion Hulse.

NextGEN Gallery 0.95

A NextGENeration Photo gallery for the WEB2.0(beta). By NextGEN DEV-Team.

There is a new version of NextGEN Gallery available. Download version 0.96 here or upgrade automatically.
NextGEN Gallery Widget 1.22

Adds a sidebar widget support to your NextGEN Gallery By NextGEN DEV-Team.

No Flash Uploader 1.0

Disables the Flash Uploader of 2.5 By Dion Hulse.

Search Redirector 1.0

Redirects ?s= to ?search= By DD32.

TorrentPress 0.1-alpha

A Torrent Tracker builtin to your Blog. By Dion Hulse.

Viper's Video Quicktags 5.4.4

Allows you to embed various video types, including those hosted at YouTube and Google Video as well as videos you host yourself, into WordPress. Credits: Owen Winkler for ButtonSnap and An-archos for help with WP 2.1+ button code. By Viper007Bond.

Wordpress OpenID (+) $Rev: 30 $

Wordpress OpenID Registration, Authentication, and Commenting. This is a fork of the original wpopenid project by Alan Castonguay and Hans Granqvist, with hopes of merging it upstream in the near future. (URLs and such have been changed so as not to confuse the two plugins.) By Will Norris.

WP-ContactForm 1.5.1

WP-ContactForm is a drop in form for users to contact you. It can be implemented on a page or a post. Original script by Ryan Duff. By Johannes Ries, Ryan Duff.

WP-DBManager 2.20

Manages your Wordpress database. Allows you to optimize database, repair database, backup database, restore database, delete backup database , drop/empty tables and run selected queries. Supports automatic scheduling of backing up and optimizing of database. By Lester 'GaMerZ' Chan.

There is a new version of WP-DBManager available. Download version 2.30 here or upgrade automatically.
WP-Polls 2.30

Adds an AJAX poll system to your WordPress blog. You can easily include a poll into your WordPress’s blog post/page. WP-Polls is extremely customizable via templates and css styles and there are tons of options for you to choose to ensure that WP-Polls runs the way you wanted. It now supports multiple selection of answers. By Lester 'GaMerZ' Chan.

WP-Polls Widget 2.30

Adds a Poll Widget to display single or multiple polls from WP-Polls Plugin. You will need to activate WP-Polls first. By Lester 'GaMerZ' Chan.

WPDB Dumper 1.0

Dumps the WPDB object queries in footer. By Dion Hulse.

Get More Plugins

You can find additional plugins for your site in the WordPress plugin directory.

To install a plugin you generally just need to upload the plugin file into your C:\www\wordpress/wp-content/plugins directory. Once a plugin is uploaded, you may activate it here.