UO Blogs: List of Available Plugins


  • Plugins can extend and expand the functionality of your blog. To activate a plugin, follow these instructions:
    • Go to Plugins in your dashboard.
    • Click Activate below the desired plugin.
  • For detailed instructions on how to activate plugins, see Activating Plugins.
  • Below is a list of available plugins and a description of that plugin:


Plugin Description
Calendar + Provides an easy way to create, manage, and share your calendar and upcoming events.
Custom CSS Enables you to modify the theme’s fonts, colors, borders, and backgrounds by adding custom stylesheets to your blog.
Advanced Tables  The Advanced Tables plugin is an advanced solution for creating and managing tables. It’s an ideal tool for creating large tables that allow visitors to sort, filter, and search data.
Feedly subscription Subscribe to your favorite website using the RSS feed in an RSS feed reader such as Feedly. Whenever new information is added to the website it is automatically sent to your RSS feed reader where you can read it at your convenience.
Footnotes Footnotes provide an elegant and easy way to add footnotes to posts and pages.
Formidable Formidable forms allow you to easily create drag-and-drop forms, quizzes, polls, tests, and more.
WP GO Maps (Google Maps) Embed, customize, and use Google Maps in posts, pages, or widgets to provide site visitors with directions in seconds. 
Jetpack by Wordpress.com  Allows you to post content to your blog from your email and utilize other WordPress features.

The JSON Feed plugin adds feeds in JSON form to your site. It’s used if you want to integrate content from your site to other sites using JSON feed rather than RSS or CORS.

Live Shortcodes The Live Shortcodes plugin lets you quickly and easily add cool things to posts and pages with minimal effort by configuring and inserting shortcode.
Media Tree The Media Tree plugin allows you to easily group files into categories and display them in “tree” view in a post or page using shortcode.
Page Links To This plugin allows you to point pages or posts to a URL of your choice. 
kk Star Ratings (Post Voting) Allows visitors to vote on your site's content. 
Print Friendly and PDF Print Friendly and PDF plugin creates a button to add to your blog. The Printer Friendly and PDF button allows you to automatically create printer-friendly PDF versions of your pages.
qTranslate  Adds multilingual content support to your site.
SyntaxHighlighter Evolved Easily post syntax-highlighted code to your site without having to modify the code at all.
Table of Contents  The Table of Contents Plugin is designed to help you add tables of contents to posts, pages, and sidebars.
Term Management Tools Allows you to merge terms and set term parents in bulk.
UO Banner  Add the UO Banner to any theme! 
UO Libraries Widget  Allows you to add a widget to your sidebar to search the UO Library catalog and UO database. There is also an online chat feature!
Wiki Wiki allows you to add a wiki to your blog.
WP Audio Player  An easy way to embed an audio file in your posts using the responsive and touch-friendly audio player.
Contact Form Designed to add a straightforward contact form to your blog which allows visitors to your blog to send you an email.
Zotpress Display your Zotero citations.
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