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.
|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|
|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|