Please note that I will try my best to keep up with this page and the updates I make to my plugins, but will most likely be a bit behind sometimes. But you know what? I think we’ll all live.
I use the following plugins to enhance the overall feel of my blog:
Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web serivce to see if they look like spam or not.
Allows tags inside the content or excerpt of your posts and pages to be executed just as in usual PHP files
Page Links To 1.4
Allows you to set a “links_to” meta key with a URI value that will be be used when listing WP pages. Good for setting up navigational links to non-WP sections of your.
Google Sitemaps 2.7.1
This generator will create a Google compliant sitemap of your WordPress blog.
Smart Archives 1.5
A simple, clean, and future-proof way to present your archives.
Generates a Sparkline bar graph of your site posts and comments statistics.
Show Top Commenters Widget 1.02
Encourage more feedback and discussion from readers, by rewarding them every time they post a comment! Readers with the most comments are displayed on your Wordpress blog, with their names (linked to their website if they provided one).
Subscribe To Comments 2.0.4
Allows readers to recieve notifications of new comments that are posted to an entry.
The Excerpt Reloaded 0.2
This mod of WordPress’ template function the_excerpt() knows there is no spoon.
Ultimate Tag Warrior 3.1
UTW2: Like UTW1, but with even greater justice. Allows tagging posts in a non-external-system dependent way; with a righteous data structure for advanced tagging-mayhem.
Gives you a list of the posts that are most commented on for you to display in your sidebar for instance.
WP View Subscriber Info RC1
Generates statistics and a basic report of who has subcribed to your posts. Requires Subscribe to Comments 2.0.
WP Contact Form is a drop in form for users to contact you. It can be implemented on a page or a post. It currently works with WordPress 2.0+.
WordPress Database Backup 1.7
On-demand backup of your WordPress database.