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How to install and use the free plugins that are used in the tutorials.

Simple CSS

The Simple CSS plugin is a handy and update-safe way to add custom CSS to your WordPress website.

  • Code editor in WordPress admin with syntax highlighting
  • Page and post specific custom CSS

Code Snippets

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The Code Snippets plugin is a handy and update-safe way to add custom PHP to your WordPress website.

  • Will not activate code that contains errors
  • Eliminates need to modify child theme files

Elementor Shortcodes​

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AnyWhere Elementor is used to place Elementor created content anywhere that a shortcode can be added.

  • Eliminates the need for Elementor Pro for this function
  • Both shortcode and PHP are automatically generated

Central Color Palette

The Central Color Palette plugin lets you set up a predefined palette of colors once that can then be used from anywhere.

  • Your theme's Customizer
  • Any Elementor Color picker
  • The Elementor Text widget

Granular Controls

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Granular Controls for  Elementor is one of my must-install plugins.

  • One-click exit from the Elementor editor
  • Elementor widget panel expander
  • All closed on page load for Accordion widget
  • Parallax effect for Elementor Section background images

Duplicate Post

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The Duplicate Post plugin is a real time saver. Quickly creates copies of pages, posts or whatever else is enabled.

  • Select Create New Draft
  • Edit the title, Publish, and you have a copy of what you duplicated.
  • Start editing the rest of the content

Catch IDs

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The Catch IDs plugin does one thing and one thing only: displays the page, post or whatever other custom post type ID in their respective listing.

  • Handy for shortcodes
  • Handy for WP Show Posts