Plugins offer custom functions and features so that each user can tailor their site to their specific needs
- Akismet Spam Control takes care of unwanted comments on your blog automatically.
- Carousel: Transform your standard image galleries into an immersive full-screen experience.
- Comments: Give your readers the ability to comment using their WordPress.com, Twitter, or Facebook accounts.
- Contact Form: Insert a contact form anywhere on your site.
- Enhanced Distribution: Share your public posts and comments to search engines and other services in real-time.
- Featured Content: The Featured Content module allows you to display specific posts in a highlighted area on your site’s home page, letting your draw attention to your most important content.
- Gravatar Hovercards: Show a pop-up business card of your users’ Gravatar profiles in comments.
- Likes – Likes are a way for people to show their appreciation for content you have written. It’s also a way for you to show the world how popular your content has become.
- Mobile Theme: Optimize your site for mobile devices. (Twenty Eleven,Twelve, Thirteen Themes are already mobile-friendly.)
- Photon – Accelerate your site by loading images from the WordPress.com CDN.
- Post by Email – Post by Email is a way of publishing posts on your blog by email. Any email client can be used to send the email, allowing you to publish quickly and easily from devices such as cell phones.
- Publicize – Publicize makes it easy to share your site’s posts on several social media networks automatically when you publish a new post.
- Social Links: this module is a canonical source, based on Publicize, that themes can use to let users specify where social icons should link to.
- Sharing: Share your content on Facebook, Twitter, and more with a few simple clicks.
- Shortcode Embeds: Embed content from YouTube, Vimeo, SlideShare, and more into your site, no coding necessary.
- Spelling and Grammar: Improve your spelling, style, and grammar with the After the Deadline proofreading service.
- WordPress.com Stats: Monitor your stats with clear, concise reports and no additional load on your server.
- Subscriptions: Allow users to subscribe to your posts and comments to receive notifications via email.
- Tiled Galleries: Display your image galleries in three new styles: a rectangular mosaic, a square mosaic, and a circular grid.
- Toolbar Notifications – Get notified of activity on your site, right from the toolbar.
- Extra Sidebar Widgets: Add images, Twitter streams, and your site’s RSS links to your sidebar.
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- Google Analytics – track your blog easily and with lots of metadata.
- Social Media Widget – a simple sidebar widget that allows users to input their social media website profile URLs and other subscription options to show an icon on the sidebar to that social media site and more.