Overview of available plugins

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Plugins extend and expand the functionality of your blog.

Go to Plugins > All in your dashboard and click on Activate below the plugin you want to use.

All Users

ClassBadge Widget Use for awarding student badges for all types of school and classroom milestone. Plugin Help
Dogo Content Widget Designed to easily add DOGO widgets to your blog’s sidebar where you can display engaging content from one or more DOGO websites. Plugin Help
MediaCore Videos Makes it easy for teachers, students, schools, and universities to upload and manage videos to MediaCore using the MediaCore icon on their visual editor.  . Plugin Help
Simply Snow Creates a snowing effect on your site.

Pro and Campus only

3D Rotating Cloud Adds the Wp-Culumus widget to Appearance > Widget which you can use to add a beautiful rotating and animated representation of all your tags and categories to your blog sidebar. Plugin Help
AddThis Social Share Adds Social Share button to every post and page, so readers can easily share your content on their social networks.  You can also add the Social Share widget to your blog sidebar. Plugin Help
Compfight Safe Images Easy tool to quickly find, add and add proper attribution for Creative Commons images to your posts.  Once activated it adds a Compfight icon to your visual editor which you use to search and insert images using Compfight. Plugin Help
Contact Form Designed to add a straightforward contact form to your blog which allows visitors to your blog to send you an email. Plugin Help
Custom CSS Enables you to modify the theme’s fonts, colors, border and backgrounds by adding custom stylesheets to your blog. Plugin Help
Easy Tables Quick and easy tool designed to help you add tables to your posts and pages. Plugin Help
Feedburner FeedSmith Allows you to redirect all your original Edublogs feed to your FeedBurner Feed. Plugin Help
Footnotes Provides an elegant and easy to add footnotes to posts and pages. Plugin Help
Formidable Forms Allows you to create a wide range of different types of forms. Plugin Help
Google Maps Allows you to easily embed, customize, and use Google maps on your Edublogs blog.  You can also display local images and let your site visitors get directions in seconds. Plugin Help
Image Widget Makes it easy to add images and badges to your sidebar. Plugin Help
JetPack Allows you to publish a post by sending an email, choose which pages widgets are shown on, adds two new ways of showing image galleries, and auto-post to facebook, twitter, goolge+, and more. Plugin Help
LaTex Maths Symbols Allows you to use LaTeX code in posts and comments.  LaTex is good for formatting mathematical formulas and equations. Plugin Help
Review Notifications Notifies administrator by email of posts submitted pending review by contributors or student users. Plugin Help
PayPal Donations Designed to easily add a PayPal donate button to your blog’s sidebar. Plugin Help
Podcast Allows you to embed video and audio files inside an embedded player so your visitors can view them directly in their web browser.  Enhances WordPress’ existing podcast support by adding multiple iTunes-compatible feeds, media players, and an easy to use interface Plugin Help
Print Friendly and PDF Optimize your posts and pages for printing and lets your readers download or email a PDF version of your posts or pages. Plugin Help
RSS Just Better Allows you to display RSS feeds in your posts or via RSS Just Better widget. Plugin Help
Scheduled Content Allows you to make certain post or page content available only at scheduled periods. Plugin Help
Supreme Google Webfont Adds all 291 currently available Google webfonts into a nice dropdown list in your visual editor which you can use to change your font type and/or font size. Plugin Help
Table of Contents Designed to help you add tables of contents to posts, pages and sidebars. Plugin Help
Wiki Adds a wiki to your blog. Plugin Help

Campus (By Request)

Akismet Checks your comments against the Akismet web service and automatically marks any comments that look like spam as spam. Network Activate only
Appointments+ Allows you to accept, set and manage bookings.
Calendar Allows you to display a calendar of all your events and appointments as a page on your site, and gives you the ability to add them to your sidebars too.
Communities Allows your users to create internal communities with their own discussion board inside the dashboard of their blog. Network Activate only
Domain Mapping Allows your users to map their blog to their own domain. Network Activate only
Dynamic Widgets Dynamic Widgets gives you full control on which pages your widgets will appear.
Events+ Create and manage events similar to Facebook and Eventbrite events.
Friends Lets your users friend each other and display their friends on a widget in their sidebar. Network Activate only
Google Apps Allows you to integrate with your Google Apps for Education domain so that users can log in with their Google apps account. Network Activate only
LDAP Allows you to integrate with your LDAP server so that users can log in with their LDAP account. Network Activate only
Messaging Allows your users to message each other from within the dashboard of their blog. Network Activate only
NextGen Gallery
RSS Just Better Allows you to display RSS feeds in your posts or via RSS Just Better widget. Plugin Help
Shibboleth Allows you to integrate with your Shibboleth server so that users can log in with their Shibboleth account. Network Activate only
Submission form creator Allows you to create and add almost any type of submission form to a post of page.
Chat Allows you to set up chat sessions on your blog.

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