After an hour of intense talk about plugins the best of the best have risen to the top. Thanks to @jadana17, @lakeeffect, @markcoppock for taking notes. Links help from Christopher Schmitt.
Must-Have WordPress Plugins
These plugins come highly recommended by almost everyone at WordUp Austin.
- Free alternatives to Gravity Forms
Contact Form 7, Grunion, , CForms II, Wufoo, Ninjaforms
- Regenerate Thumbnails
- Search and Replace
- xili tidy tags
- Broken Link Checker (!)
- Theme Test Drive
Post Types & Metaboxes
Social Media Plugins
- Social Plugin for WordPress from MailChimp
- WordTwit Pro ($)
- Analytics 360 from MailChimp