Installed Plugins

Following is a list of plug-ins that I have installed and activated on my blog, for those that might be curious.

Updated September 13, 2018.

Plugin Version Description
Akismet 4.0.8 Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from comment and trackback spam. It keeps your site protected from spam even while you sleep. To get started: 1) Click the “Activate” link to the left of this description, 2) Sign up for an Akismet API key, and 3) Go to your Akismet configuration page, and save your API key. By Automattic
All in One SEO Pack 2.8 Out-of-the-box SEO for your WordPress blog. By Michael Torbert.
Anti-spam 5.2 No spam in comments. No captcha.
By webvitaly | Plugin at WordPress
Classic Smilies 1.3 Puts back the original smilies from earlier versions of WordPress. Also disables all additional scripts for emoji support | By Otto
CodeColorer 0.9.16 This plugin allows you to insert code snippets to your posts with nice syntax highlighting powered by GeSHi library. | By Dmytro Shteflyuk | FAQ | Support
Custom Tweaks for Jetpack by BarryCarlyon 3.3 Extends WordPress.com’s JetPack to include Additional Features (Allows placement of social sharing buttons.)
Disable Google Fonts 1.3 Disable enqueuing of Open Sans and other fonts used by WordPress from Google. By Milan Dinić | Plugin at WordPress
Featured Image From URL 1.9.5 Allows to use an external image as Featured Image of your post, page or Custom Post Type, such as WooCommerce Product (supports Product Gallery also). | By Marcel Jacques Machado
Gutenberg 3.8.0 Printing since 1440. This is the development plugin for the new block editor in core.
By Gutenberg Team
Jetpack by WordPress.com 6.5

Bring the power of the WordPress.com cloud to your self-hosted WordPress. Jetpack enables you to connect your blog to a WordPress.com account to use the powerful features normally only available to WordPress.com users. By Automattic

I am using the following modules: WordPress.COM Stats, WP.me Shortlinks, Sharing, and Subscriptions.

PHP Code Widget 2.3 Like the Text widget, but it will take PHP code as well. Heavily derived from the Text widget code in WordPress. | By Otto | Visit plugin site
TinyMCE Advanced 4.8.0 Enables advanced features and plugins in TinyMCE. By Andrew Ozz.
WordPress phpinfo() 16.3 This simple plugin adds an option to an administrator’s Tools menu which displays standard phpinfo() feedback details to the user. | By Chris Flannagan
WP Crontrol
(Disabled)
1.6.2 WP Crontrol lets you view and control what’s happening in the WP-Cron system. | By John Blackbourn & Edward Dale
WP-Polls 2.73.8 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