Here is a list of helpful plugins that can be added to any Advanced Blog hosting.  Users on our basic Blog subscription can review the list of approved plugins here.

Approved Plugins:

Optimize Blog Post SEO  – The Yoast SEO plugin is ranked one of the top plugins for optimizing your blog posts for SEO. It is also able to generate a sitemap of your current blog posts.

Per-Page and 404 Redirects – The Redirection plugin allows you to setup individual page redirections and capture 404 errors to redirect them to an active page.

Tiled/Masonry Galleries in a Blog Post – The Galleries by Angie Makes plugin adds a masonry style option to the built-in wordpress gallery. See setup steps...

Pinterest Pin It on ImagesThe Pinterest Pin It Button On Image Hover And Post plugin works well on Showit sites.  The settings are simple and instantly apply after installing the plugin. If you're looking to use a custom icon you can try the more advanced jQuery Pin It Button plugin.

Image Optimization – Speed up your page loading by setting a maximum image size and let the WP Smush plugin handle resizing your blog images down for speedy loading. 

Changed Domain Redirects – The Force Domain Redirect plugin is perfect when your domain has changed and you want to force redirects to the new domain using the same url path.

Block Spam Comments – The Antispam Bee plugin does a great job of blocking spam comments without a captcha box bothering actual user.

Responsive Videos – The ARVE Advanced Responsive Video Embedder plugin (free version) will automatically resize Youtube/Vimeo videos that have been embedded by simply pasting the video URL in a blog post.

Author Box on Post – The Simple Author Box plugin will add a responsive author box at the end of your posts, showing the author name, author gravatar and author description.

WooCommerce – More information can be found here: Is WooCommerce Supported?

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