Software

Five plugins that add essential WordPress features

Akismet

 This plugin comes with the base WordPress install, but it isn't free. You will have to pay a fee based on the purpose of your blog. It's worth it.

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Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic and Linux.com. He’s an avid promoter of open source and the voice of The Android Expert. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website getjackd.net.