WordPress Plugin Releases for 11/01

November 1st, 2009
WordPress Plugins

New Plugins

Fortune Kookie

This WordPress plugin adds a sidebar widget to display a random fortune cookie fortune. The database hosted on has over 1500 unique fortunes and each fortune includes the front message, the back word(s), and the lucky numbers.

Custom Login Page

WordPress Custom Login Page allows you to customize your login page beyond any plugin previously available. Your background image, logo image, and form div background are all customizable.

Category Checklist Tree

Prevents checked categories from going to the top of the checklist on the post editing screen.

WP Content Slideshow

WP Content Slideshow is the perfect Slideshow for WordPress. It displays up to 5 Posts with Tile, Description and Image for every Post.


This plugin allows you to display geek quotes, pop quotes, general quotes, religious quotes and sci-fi quotes, all with a simple widget.

Updated Plugins

Regenerate Thumbnails

Regenerate Thumbnails allows you to regenerate the thumbnails for all of your image attachments. This is very handy if you’ve changed any of your thumbnail dimensions (via Settings -> Media) after previously uploading images.

RSS Cloud

Adds RSSCloud capabilities to your RSS feed.

New User Email Set up

The function of the plugin is to provide a basic interface so that admins can define a custom email that is sent to users when they first register. Subject, Text Body, From Address, Admin Subject and Admin Text Body can all be defined, to allow for a more personalised feel to your blog, that doesn’t have such a generic ‘welcome’ email.

Clicky Tracking

Helps you integrate Clicky in your website. Clicky Web Analytics helps you monitor, analyze, and react to your blog or web site’s traffic in real time.

Shadowbox JS

Shadowbox is an online media viewing application that supports all of the web’s most popular media publishing formats. Shadowbox is written entirely in JavaScript and CSS and is highly customizable. Using Shadowbox, website authors can display a wide assortment of media in all major browsers without navigating users away from the linking page.

Store Locator

The Store Locator plugin empowers web developers & web site owners to easily manage and display any set of important stores, products, or other locations on their website in an easily searchable manner. Uses Google Maps.

jQuery Lightbox for Native Galleries

jQuery Lightbox For Native Galleries makes the native WordPress galleries use a lightbox script called ColorBox to display the fullsize images.




  1. Gary Sims (2 comments.) says:

    As always a great list, lets me know what is new and what is being updated… I like the look of “JR_Quotes” I will have to take a look… Thanks, Gary

  2. Simon Jones (2 comments.) says:

    I saw “JR Quotes” and thought couldn’t for the life of me figure out if JR had actually said anything worth quoting! I guess that’s the price you pay for being a child of the 80’s!

  3. bubazoo (213 comments.) says:

    the Fortune Kookie plugin needs a better logo, I’ve had dozens of emails from my blog readers over the last couple days, stating the fortune kookie plugin needs a better looking logo. like a logo that actually “looks” like a forune cookie, for instance.

  4. V.C (44 comments.) says:

    The page redirect the Custom Login Page plugin is not found. Please check it.

  5. mercime says:

    Your link to the WP Content Slideshow above renders a blank page. Check reveals actual link to be

  6. bubazoo (213 comments.) says:

    whatever happened to that plugin that wrapped the login around your current theme? Did that guy disappear off the face of the earth or something? someone should update that plugin to work with 2.X versions. It was my favorite plugin.

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