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WordPress 2.9 -Commerce by Brian Bondari

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Complementary plugins

Though the WP e-Commerce plugin is the focal point of this book, there are a number of other plugins that can greatly augment the functionality of your site. They include:

  • Akismet
  • All in One SEO Pack
  • Google XML Sitemaps
  • WP-DB-Backup
  • WP-Polls

Akismet

The Akismet plugin comes with WordPress by default, but if for some reason you do not have it, download it from the linkhttp://akismet.com/download/. What does Akismet do? It essentially eradicates comment spam, which is a true bane to anyone running a blog with comments enabled. Granted, if you already disabled comments, your site has no need for an anti-spam plugin. For the rest of us, Akismet (or a similar plugin) is mandatory. After all, you wouldn't want your business blog flooded ...

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