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 active plugins, see Activating Plugins

  • For a list of recommended plugins to get started with, see Recommended Plugins for UO Blogs

  • Below is a list of available plugins and a description of that plugin:


Plugin Description
3D Tag Cloud

3D Tag Cloud creates a beautiful rotating and animated representation of all your tags and/or categories which visitors can then click on to visit archives.

AddThis Social Share

AddThis Social Share allows users to add social networking sharing and following buttons like Google+, Facebook Like, and Twitter to your blog.

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, border and backgrounds by adding custom stylesheets to your blog.
Easy Tables  The Easy Tables plugin is a quick and easy tool designed to help you add tables to your posts and pages.
FeedBurner Feed Smith  FeedBurner FeedSmith is designed to redirect your blogs RSS feed to FeedBurner so you can easily monitor your RSS subscriber numbers.
Footnotes Footnotes provides an elegant and easy way to add footnotes to posts and pages.
Formidable Formidable forms allows you to easily create drag-and-drop forms, quizzes, polls, tests, and more.
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 front your email and utilitize 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 and PDF versions of your pages.
qTranslate  Adds multilingual content support to your site.
RSS Just Better RSS Just Better plugin allows you to display RSS feeds in your posts or via a special widget, which is better than the default RSS widget
Scheduled Content Scheduled Content allows you to make certain post or page content available only at scheduled periods. Once activated, you will see a new 'Schedule' icon added to your Visual editor.
Supreme Google Webfonts Supreme Google Webfonts adds 291 Google Webfonts into your Visual editor panel when creating posts or pages.
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! This plugin will allow you to choose from either a green or black banner (Settings > General).
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.
WP- 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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