Posted by: lomographyid | June 24, 2008

Top 10 WordPress Plugins To Improve Readers Experience

This is a guest post by Nirmal from Life Rocks! 2.0 who writes about Technology, Blogging, Internet, Reviews, Tutorials and Tips & Tricks. Don’t forget to Subscribe to his feeds to get all updates.

Improving reader’s experience on our blog is one of the primary things we have to concentrate on. We also do a lot of design modifications so that blog is easily readable, navigational and fast loading. Here are a few tools and plugins which are useful for readers:

  1. WP-Email: This Plugin helps readers to share posts on blogs which they liked with their friends or even to their email. The plugin is easy to use and configure. Download WP-Email
  2. WP-Print: This Plugin displays a printable version of your blog when the reader requests for it. The user can directly take a print out from it. The documentation can be found here. There is also another print widget by HP. This adds a print option to your blog posts. This plugin is available for WordPress and Movable type. This plugin can also convert blog posts into PDF files. Download WP-Print
  3. Convert to PDF: Converting your blog posts into PDF is useful when your blog has more content on tutorials and tips & tricks. Download to PDF. Generates a PDF file which can be saved to hard disk.
  4. Related Posts: As the name indicates, this plugin will show the related entries for a particular post based on keyword matching. (Download Related Posts)
  5. WP-PageNavi: This plugin adds an advanced page navigation to WordPress blogs. The documentation can be found here. Download WP-PageNavi
  6. Subscribe to Comments: Subscribe to Comments 2.1 is a plugin that allows commentators on your blog to check a box before commenting and get e-mail notification of further comments. This is useful to have a good discussion going on in your posts. Download Subscribe to Comments
  7. Popular Contest / Top Posts by Category: Popularity contest will help you see which of your posts are most popular and the Top posts plugin displays your top rated posts categorywise based on comments or page views. Download Popular Contest/Top Posts by Category
  8. Brians Threaded Comments: This plugin creates a “reply to comment” link for all the comments and allows readers to reply to a comment just below the comment itself. Download Brians Threaded Comments
  9. Related posts in your Feed: This WordPress plugin adds a list of Related Posts to your full text feed. For this plugin to work properly you need Related Posts plugin or Ultimate Tag Warrior plugin activated. Download Related posts in your Feed
  10. Live Comment Preview: Live Comment Preview Plugin is the simplest way to get live comment previews on your site. The preview is generated as the user types the comments. Download Live Comment Preview

Which WordPress Plugins do you use to improve readers experience?

Source :My Bloglog

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