MetaSlider

Description: “Create a powerful, SEO-optimized slider, gallery, or carousel in minutes with the world’s #1 image and photo plugin!”

Creator’s website: https://wordpress.org/plugins/ml-slider/

How to use: Detailed information is available from MetaSlider’s Documentation pages.

For a quick start:

  1. Select the MetaSlider item from the left-hand menu in your dashboard.
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MathJax-LaTeX

Description: MathJax enables enables rendering of embedded LaTeX or MathML in HTML pages.

Creator’s site: https://wordpress.org/plugins/mathjax-latex/

Available by request from the publish.illinois.edu team (by emailing consult@illinois.edu and asking for the MathJax-LaTeX plugin to be enabled on whichever PIE site you tell us), this plugin has been used by math and physics-related sites to enable easier display of mathematical formulae.

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Custom Facebook Feed

Description: Display Facebook posts on your WordPress site.

Plugin creator’s site: https://wordpress.org/plugins/custom-facebook-feed/

How to use:

  1. An administrator should log in and scroll down the list of left hand menu options (beyond the usual Plugin section). “Facebook Feed” will be one of the items listed.
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FancyBox for WordPress plugin

Description: “Integrates FancyBox 3 into WordPress.” (FancyBox’s own site adds “JavaScript lightbox library for presenting various types of media.”)

Plugin creator’s site: https://wordpress.org/plugins/fancybox-for-wordpress/

Example: This gallery uses the default settings in FancyBox for WordPress to embed a collection of sample images.

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Enable Media Replace plugin

Description: “Enable replacing media files by uploading a new file in the “Edit Media” section of the WordPress Media Library.”

Plugin creator’s site: https://wordpress.org/plugins/enable-media-replace/

How to use: After enabling this plugin, you can replace a media item used in your site from within the editor window rather than needing to navigate to a different section of the administrator interface.

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