Recommended plugins/apps to help manage your publication

We strongly recommend you set up 1-4:

  1. User Switching Lets you test subscription access as if you were a subscriber. How to doc
  2. WP Mail Logging by MailPoet Know which emails your WordPress site sends for troubleshooting purposes. Here's a great setup doc
  3. Mailgun.com Ensure your welcome and password emails are actually being delivered (free version)
  4. Install our reCAPTCHA addon to prevent spam registrations
  5. WP MailFrom II This plugin allows you to set the email address and name used for emails sent by WordPress by setting the From: header
  6. No Suggested Password remove the strong password required when a subscriber resets their password. Helps keep your password support requests down :) 
  7. Email Templates Send beautiful emails with the WordPress Email Templates plugin. This is great for your welcome and reminder emails
  8. User Menus – Nav Menu Visibility The plugin gives you more control over your nav menu by allowing you to apply visibility controls to menu items e.g who can see each menu item (everyone, logged in users, etc). Ex: A logged in subscriber can see their 'My Account' page menu item where a new visitor would see 'Subscribe'
  9. FileBird – WordPress Media Library Folders Organize thousands of WordPress media files into folders/ categories at ease
  10. Loggedin – Limit Active Logins Set a limit for the number of active logins a subscriber/user can have 
  11. WP Hide Admin Bar This plugin will help to hide admin-bar based on selected user roles. Leaky Paywall creates 'Subscriber' roles
  12. Remove Dashboard Access Limit Dashboard access to admins only, admins + editors, admins + editors + authors, or limit by specific capability
  13. Simple History Simple History shows recent changes made within WordPress. The plugin works as a log/history/audit log/version history of the most important events that occur in WordPress
  14. Recently Registered This plugin adds a new, sortable, column to the users lists, which shows the date and time they registered. This is good for showing the original site registration date of a user as the subscription start date will be different
  15. Post Expirator Allows the user to set expiration dates for posts, pages, Ad Dropper ads and other post types.
  16. Slack Notifications by dorzki Light and customizable WordPress plugin to integrate your site with Slack
  17. Related Posts by Taxonomy: Want to insert a simple related article link mid content? This plugin great for helping casual visitors stay on your site longer. Works well with Insert Post Ads or our Ad Dropper to auto-insert links or ads
  18. Frontend reset password - Let subscribers reset their passwords from the front end of your site so they don't see the default WP admin screen
  19. Popup Anything - Publishers have used this plugin to set up a login box on a pop-up.
  20. Redirection - A helpful plugin for creating vanity urls. For example: to forward mydomain.com/all-access to mydomain.com/register/?level_id=5
  21. WP-SmartCrop - WP SmartCrop allows you to set the ‘focal point’ of any image, right from the media library, then crops your images to match your css rules (no more squished aspect ratios), keeping that focal point, not only in view, but as near as possible to a ‘rule of thirds’ position in the image. The results are powerful, composed photos at any screen size, with any constraints.

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