This site is now running on WP2.3, using the Sandbox theme (with my own CSS), with a number of excellent plugins – listed here using WP-PluginsUsed by Lester â€˜GaMerZâ€™ Chan…
There are 40 plugins used: 35 active plugins and 5 inactive plugins.
Akismet Anti-Spam 4.0.2
» Automattic (url)
Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from spam. It keeps your site protected even while you sleep. To get started: activate the Akismet plugin and then go to your Akismet Settings page to set up your API key.
Custom Query String Reloaded 2.9
» Moshu (url)
Change the number of posts displayed when viewing different archive pages, including tags archives, based on WP’s own tag system. Originally by Matt Read http://www.mattread.com/ – Updated for UTW tags by Andy Beard http://andybeard.eu/.
iMP Download 1.4.1
» Hardi P (url)
Download manager for wordpress user featuring download count, force download, quicktag, members only, widgets, etc. Integrated with search engine to find your downloads easily and pagination on download list.
Inline Google Maps 5.11
» Avi Alkalay (url)
This plugin shows google maps anywhere on blogpage. Just add a permalink of google map to any text (with images) in a page, set title=”googlemap” and you’re done. Also works with complex multimarker maps and KML-based maps.
Jetpack by WordPress.com 5.8
» Automattic (url)
Bring the power of the WordPress.com cloud to your self-hosted WordPress. Jetpack enables you to connect your blog to a WordPress.com account to use the powerful features normally only available to WordPress.com users.
Page Links To 2.9.9
» Mark Jaquith (url)
Allows you to point WordPress pages or posts to a URL of your choosing. Good for setting up navigational links to non-WP sections of your site or to off-site resources.
SCF2 Contact Form 0.8.5
» Andrew Ozz (url)
A contact form plugin that stores all messages locally, lets the blog admins to reply from the admin page and can send emails to multiple users. Uses the WordPress comments routine for filtering the spam, including Akismet and Bad Behavior (if installed).
Search Unleashed 1.0.6
» John Godley (url)
Advanced search engine that provides full text searching across posts, pages, comments, titles, and URLs. Searches take into account any data added by other plugins, and all search results are contextually highlighted. You can also highlight incoming searches from popular search engines.
Simple Trackback Validation 2.1
» Michael Woehrer (url)
Eliminates spam trackbacks by (1) checking if the IP address of the trackback sender is equal to the IP address of the webserver the trackback URL is referring to and (2) by retrieving the web page located at the URL used in the trackback and checking if the page contains a link to your blog.
» Lester 'GaMerZ' Chan (url)
Displays relative date alongside with your post/comments actual date. Like ‘Today’, ‘Yesterday’, ‘2 Days Ago’, ‘2 Weeks Ago’, ‘2 ‘Seconds Ago’, ‘2 Minutes Ago’, ‘2 Hours Ago’.
Hello Dolly 1.6
» Matt Mullenweg (url)
This is not just a plugin, it symbolizes the hope and enthusiasm of an entire generation summed up in two words sung most famously by Louis Armstrong: Hello, Dolly. When activated you will randomly see a lyric from Hello, Dolly in the upper right of your admin screen on every page.
Maintenance Mode 5.4
» Michael Wöhrer (url)
Adds a splash page to your blog that lets visitors know your blog is down for maintenance. Logged in administrators get full access to the blog including the front-end. Navigate to Settings → Maintenance Mode to get started.
Organize Series 2.5.7
» Darren Ethier (url)
This plugin adds a number of features to wordpress that enable you to easily write and organize a series of posts and display the series dynamically in your blog. You can associate “icons” or “logos” with the various series. This version of Organize Series Plugin requires at least WordPress 3.4+ and PHP 5.2+ to work.