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17 Essential Free Publishing Plugins for WordPress

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There are many blogging platform out there and they all do pretty much the same: get you started to publish your own content. But WordPress is by far the favorite one by bloggers. Why? WordPress, as most of us experience, is so strong and flexible. It is hard to think of a website that can’t be brought to life with it.

So, here in this post I have compiled a list of some of the best free wordpress publishing plugins for your wordpress blogs. While compiling this list, it’s always a possibility that I missed some other great resources. Feel free to share it with us. You will definitely like these articles: Blogroll WordPress Widgets, Facebook Timeline Covers PSD Templates and Bootstrap 3 WordPress Themes.

1. Automatic Post Publishing Scheduler

This plugin allows you to gain very precise control over when posts are published to your site. Allows the creation of any number of time slots for post publishing. Admin users are able to allow or disallow publishing on any given day(s) of the week through a simple interface.

Automatic Post Publishing Scheduler
Automatic Post Publishing Scheduler

2. HTML Editor, Drag & Drop Visual Editor

WYSIWYG HTML Editor, Drag And Drop Visual Editor with Web Page builder. The HTML Editor is based on a 3D page building design with height, width and depth options available, standard online HTML editors are only based on 2D page editing design with height and width available.

HTML Editor, Drag & Drop Visual Editor
HTML Editor, Drag & Drop Visual Editor

3. Feedweb

The Feedweb Plugin is a simple and easy way to promote and improve your blog. By activating the plugin you can freely insert customized rating widgets into your selected posts.

Feedweb
Feedweb

4. Podlove Podcast Publisher

The Podlove Podcast Publisher is a workflow-oriented solution for serious podcasters that want to save time and get full control over their Podcast publishing process, their feeds and the integrity of their publication.

Podlove Podcast Publisher
Podlove Podcast Publisher

5. PrettyPress

PrettyPress – Making WordPress composition simple and beautiful. PrettyPress is an MIT licensed WordPress plugin that focuses on simplifying the default WordPress publishing layout.

PrettyPress
PrettyPress

6. Kapost Social Publishing Byline

This plugin allows posts published from Kapost.com into your WordPress blog to keep the same username for the author. If the author on the published post doesn’t exist in WordPress.

Kapost Social Publishing Byline
Kapost Social Publishing Byline

7. Social Login & Social Sharing by Janrain

Janrain social login increases site registrations and generates referral traffic to your site by allowing users to easily register and login via an existing social network or email ID.

Social Login & Social Sharing by Janrain
Social Login & Social Sharing by Janrain

8. Tumblr Crosspostr

Tumblr Crosspostr posts to Tumblr whenever you hit the “Publish” (or “Save Draft”) button. It can import your reblogs on Tumblr as native WordPress posts. It even downloads the images in your Photo posts and saves them in the WordPress Media Library.

Tumblr Crosspostr
Tumblr Crosspostr

9. EzineArticles WordPress Plugin

The EzineArticles WordPress Plugin allows you to submit your high quality, original WordPress blog posts to EzineArticles.com, view article review status and article statistics right from the WordPress interface!

EzineArticles WordPress Plugin
EzineArticles WordPress Plugin

10. iCopyright Toolbar

The iCopyright Toolbar adds a Republish option to your Posts menu where you can search for news items and monitor topics relevant to your site and republish them. It also adds a Republish button to your articles and feeds them into the network for others to discover and license.

iCopyright Toolbar
iCopyright Toolbar

11. Pressgram

The official WordPress plugin for Pressgram allows you automated management of the many awesome images you post to your own blog from the Pressgram app.

Pressgram
Pressgram

12. Sexy Polling

Sexy Polling – Find out what your audience thinks! You will be surprised by count of all the possible features! Completely new checkbox selection effect, implemented special for SEXY extensions.

Sexy Polling
Sexy Polling

13. WordPress Crosspost

WordPress Crosspost posts to your WordPress.com (or JetPack-enabled) blog of your choice whenever you hit the “Publish” (or “Save Draft”) button. It can import your reblogs and other posts on WordPress.com.

WordPress Crosspost
WordPress Crosspost

14. Co-Authors Plus

Co-authored posts appear on a co-author’s archive page and in their feed. Co-authors may edit the posts they are associated with, and co-authors who are contributors may only edit posts if they have not been published.

Co-Authors Plus
Co-Authors Plus

15. Wordy for WordPress

Wordy for WordPress lets you seamlessly send your blog posts to Wordy.com for real-time, human, proofreading and copy-editing – all without leaving WordPress. Wordy lets you focus on creating content, saving valuable resources and improving cycle times.

Wordy for WordPress
Wordy for WordPress

16. PressBooks

PressBooks is an open source book publishing tool built on a WordPress multisite platform. PressBooks outputs books in multiple formats, including PDF EPUB/MOBI, web, and a variety of XML flavours, using a theming/templating system, driven by CSS. For more information.

PressBooks
PressBooks

17. Multiple Editors

Plugin adds a meta box to every post, page and custom post type where users with editor capabilities can promote other users (with author or contributor capabilities, by default) as editors of that post.

Multiple Editors
Multiple Editors