Best Movable Type Plugins

The Best Movable Type Blog Plugins

Movable Type PluginsWhat are the best plugins available for a Movable Type blog? First a few words about Movable Type. Movable Type blogs can offer maximum SEO potential for your blog entries. I have found that blog posts will normally appear ranked well in Google within a few days or so after being posting. However Search Engine Optimization or SEO for Movable Type will take some tweaking but the rewards are well worth the effort. One key factor is that MovableType can easily be configured to write seo friendly .html or non dynamic pages. Below I have listed a few of the best Movable Type plugins for MovableType.

Hybrid Pagination plugin similar to MTPaginate offers support for paginating your Movable type blog, which relies on Movable Types dynamic publishing feature.

LightBox for Movable Type picture plugin will add LightBox to your Movable Type blog by including a rel=”ligthbox” tag automatically to your new images.

Previous and next in category Movable Type plugin will add previous and next links to your blog categories.

Image Gallery Plugin for Movable Type will help to create image picture galleries through cms.


The Recent Image Plugin
for Movable Type will allow you to include recent images easily in your blog templates.


Sociotags
is a plug-in for Movable Type 4 that adds a list of social bookmarks or “sociotags” to your blogs entries. Social tags are the little image bookmarks that you may have seen on various pages that let you add the page to social networks or promotional lists such as Digg, Technorati, Del.icio.us, Slashdot, etc.

Mid-Century template set theme. The Mid Century Theme shows the amazing features found in Movable Type like AJAX commenting and search, auto complete, related entries, tag clouds, and more. Template set theme by Jim Ramsey.

Movable Type Plugins can be easily installed by uploading them to appropriate plugin folders within your Movable Type installation directory. You can refer to individual plug-in installation guides usually found in each plugin download. View all Movable Type Plugins.

  1 comment for “Best Movable Type Plugins

  1. September 4, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    Movabletype’s plugin system is very advanced and the community is always pumping out new plugins and widgets for MT-based bloggers. Dashify is based on Dirify and what it does is allow for some handy parsing of pretty much any text you want on your blog, for adding your own useful characters.

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