One of the greatest things about WordPress is how extensible it is through it’s plugin and widget system. There’s a widget for almost everything. Unfortunately, sometimes there are so many widgets that it makes it hard to find the best WordPress widgets in the massive sea of options. Here, in this post I have compiled a list of some useful free trackback widgets for wordpress.
There are a number of great features you can utilize, including displaying site analytics, creating photo galleries and even spell checking your copy, among man others. If you found this article interesting, you can check out some other articles on: Free Facebook Plugins for WordPress, Best Miscellaneous Themes for WordPress, Ranking Widgets for WordPress and Free Halloween Fonts.
1. Antispam Bee
Antispam Bee fends off the comment and trackback spam in WordPress blogs reliably. Reliable and effective alternative.
2. Greg’s Threaded Comment Numbering
Numbers comments sequentially and hierarchically; handles comments which are threaded, paged and/or reversed. Coders can call the function directly.
3. Simple Trackback Validation
Simple Trackback Validation Plugin performs a simple but very effective test on all incoming trackbacks in order to stop trackback spam. Now with topsy.com blocker.
4. Quick Post Management
Quick Post Management adds the following links visible to editors at the top/bottom of every page/post enabling one-click quick shortcuts.
5. SMu Manual DoFollow
This plugin will set all Trackbacks and Pingbacks automatically to DoFollow Links. The user comments will get after
X comments from a unique mailaddress automatically DoFollow status.
6. Bad Behavior
Bad Behavior prevents spammers from ever delivering their junk, and in many cases, from ever reading your site in the first place.
7. Antispam for all Fields
Plugin to reject spam. Port from same author from http://www.phpbbantispam.com. Actually visits the URL from commenter to spider for spamwords.
8. WP-Hashcash Extended
9. External Related Posts
External Related Posts takes the category, tags or custom taxonomy from your post (or custom post type) and searches Google Blog Search for related posts.
10. Prevent XMLRPC
This plugin completely disables WordPress’s XMLRPC functions, and doesn’t alter or rename any core files. You can enable XMLRPC again by simply disabling this plugin.