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Top 25 Most Downloaded WordPress Plugins

The WordPress.org has over 20,000 plugins available to download. Some awesome, some not so awesome. I also find the WordPress.org search functions to not be very helpful, where if it adopted more of a Google style search function, it could be much more practical for people to use. However, I’ve scoured the plugin repository and…

Monitoring Social Activity in Google Analytics

Hopefully by now, everyone is aware of Google Analytics. If not, it’s a free* application by Google that lets you analyze your web traffic to very finite levels. Google released a new feature this month called Activity Stream. It helps you monitor and gather insights about how your site is socially shared on the web.…

PressTrends, Helping Theme Developers Track Usage

PressTrends is a new service created by George Ortiz. This service is different than a normal service. PressTrends will allow theme developers, like WooThemes or StudioPress, to integrate the service and be able to track how people are using their themes. Comments, plugins, which version of WordPress the site is using, and so much more.…