Plugins Installed BY WPWhoosh

More information about the templates, included plugins, why we we install them and what if any automatic configuration we have performed to get your site up and running more quickly

Ultimate Plugins Smart Update Pinger Plugin

The Ultimate Plugins Smart Update Pinger is no longer included in all Whoosh templates to prevent ping spam. The plugin ensured that posts are pinged only once on submission and not on every update. The plugin is not on the WordPress repository. Latest Update – January 2013 We retired this plugin from WP Whoosh as […]

Maintenance Mode WordPress Plugin

The Maintenance Mode plugin is included in all Whoosh templates as a means to keep your site available to you but offline to visitors until you are ready to go live. The plugin has had over 750,000 downloads and it is rated 3.7 out of 5. The plugin has not been updated since October 2010 […]

WordFence Security Plugin

The Wordfence Security plugin is included in all Whoosh templates as a security tool to block attacks and to detect when your WordPress site has been hacked (and help you repair any damage). The plugin has had over 230,000 downloads and it is rated 4.8 out of 5. The plugin author is Mark Maunder Whoosh […]

Akismet Anti-Spam Plugin

The Akismet is included in all Whoosh templates to block comment spam. The plugin has had over 12.8 million downloads and it is rated 4.0 out of 5. To operate this plugin you need to obtain an API key from Akismet.com. However, once you have done this it will run happily without any further configuration.

JetPack Plugin

The JetPack plugin is included primarily for the purpose of site traffic stats collection – this used to be provided by its predecessor, the Stats plugin. The plugin has had over 3.4 million downloads and it is rated 3.8 out of 5. JetPack has a ton of features, the most interesting of which are: Simple, […]

WordPress SEO Plugin

The WordPress SEO plugin is included on the non-Genesis templates to manage all things SEO related. The plugin has had over 2.8 million downloads and it is rated 4.7 out of 5. Specifically WP Whoosh uses WordPress SEO to maintain the XML sitemaps for the site and to ensure the Privacy and Terms and Conditions […]

Really Simple Captcha Plugin

Really Simple CAPTCHA is a CAPTCHA module intended to be called from other plugins. It was originally created for the Contact Form 7 plugin. It has had over a million downloads and has a rating of 4.4 out of 5. WP Whoosh comes with a contact page with a Contact 7 contact form that has […]

Contact Form 7 Plugin

Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA and Akismet spam filtering. It has had over eight million downloads and has a rating of 4.3 out of 5. WPWhoosh templates have a contact page with […]

Revision Control Plugin

The Revision Control plugin ensures that you do not fill up the database will lots of old versions of posts and pages that are not required and only serve to clutter your WordPress database and slow down your site. It has had over 100,000 downloads and has a rating of 4.5 out of 5. WPWhoosh […]

Widget Logic Plugin

The Widget Logic plugin allows you to display each widget based on a conditional expression. It has had over 400,000 downloads and has a rating of 4.2 out of 5. All you need to do is type the expression into the Widget Logic box beneath the widget. Examples are: is_front_page() – display only on the […]