What I love about WordPress, the plugins and features that it can provide. Moons ago (3 years) when I was a blogger.com, blogger I felt limited. I hear they have a lot of functions and additions compared to what they had years ago but after making my switch I just cannot imagine going back. You will have to find an expert on blogger.com to provide you with some support and consultation on the features but in the meantime check out Blog Buster if you are a blogger.com lover, otherwise here is a quick list of plugins I use and like and below:
AdRotate: Make making money easy with AdRotate. Add advanced banners to your website using the simplest interface available!
Akismet: Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not. You need a WordPress.com API key to use it. You can review the spam it catches under “Comments.” To show off your Akismet stats just put <?php akismet_counter(); ?> in your template. See also: WP Stats plugin.
Broken Link Checker: Checks your posts for broken links and missing images and notifies you on the dashboard if any are found.
CommentLuv Plugin: To show a link to the last post from the commenters blog by parsing the feed at their given URL when they leave a comment. Rewards your readers and encourage more comments.
Contact Form 7: Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible.
DISQUS Comment System: The DISQUS comment system replaces your WordPress comment system with your comments hosted and powered by DISQUS. Head over to the Comments admin page to set up your DISQUS Comment System.
Google Analytics for WordPress: This plugin makes it simple to add Google Analytics with extra search engines and automatic click out and download tracking to your WordPress blog.
Google XML Sitemaps: This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing and Ask.com to better index your blog.
In Series: Gives authors an easy way to connect posts together as a series.
Lijit Search: Search Powered Web Applications for Publishers. Click here to configure the Lijit Plugin.
Maintenance Mode: 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.
Photo Dropper: Lets you add Creative commons licensed Photos to Your Posts from Flickr. By activating this plugin you agree to be fully responsbile for adhering to Creative Commons licenses for all photos you post to your blog.
Quick META Keywords: Automatically adds a META keywords tags between your WordPress html HEAD tags. The categories are used as keywords.
RSS Footer: Allows you to add a line of content to the end of your RSS feed articles.
Smart Ads: Automatically adds advertisements before and after your post’s single page content based on word count or post age. You can also ad custom ads using the built in shortcode.
Sociable: Automatically add links on your posts, pages and RSS feed to your favorite social bookmarking sites.
Subscribe To Comments: Allows readers to receive notifications of new comments that are posted to an entry.
Subscription Options: Adds subscription option icons for your RSS Feed; your FeedBurner Email Service; your Twitter Stream and even your Facebook page. Totally user-defined.
Thank Me Later: Automatically send a ‘thank you’ e-mail to those who comment on your blog. This plugin engages the visitor by reminding them to check back for responses or new blog posts. The plugin is highly configurable with multiple messages, variable delay and restrictions.
TweetMeme Retweet Button: Adds a button which easily lets you retweet your blog posts.
What Would Seth Godin Do: Displays a custom welcome message to new visitors and another to return visitors.
WordPress Database Back Up” On-demand backup of your WordPress database.
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