The Wine Conversation uses the WordPress theme: Standard Theme by 8-Bit
WordPress Plugins we use
Akismet- Author: Automattic
Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from comment and trackback spam. It keeps your site protected from spam even while you sleep. To get started: 1) Click the "Activate" link to the left of this description, 2) Sign up for an Akismet API key, and 3) Go to your Akismet configuration page, and save your API key.
Artiss Plugins List- Author: David Artiss
Displays a list of the active plugins
Better WP Security- Author: Bit51.com
Helps protect your Wordpress installation from attackers. Hardens standard Wordpress security by hiding vital areas of your site, protecting access to important files via htaccess, preventing brute-force login attempts, detecting attack attempts, and more.
Blackbird Pie- Author: Brad Vincent
Add embedded tweets to your site. Demo http://themergency.com/twitter-blackbird-pie-wordpress-plugin-demo/
Blubrry PowerPress- Author: Blubrry
Blubrry PowerPress adds podcasting support to your blog. Features include: media player, 3rd party statistics, iTunes integration, Blubrry Services (Media Statistics and Hosting) integration and a lot more.
Allows multiple authors to be assigned to a post. This plugin is an extended version of the Co-Authors plugin developed by Weston Ruter.
Disqus Comment System- Author: Disqus
The Disqus comment system replaces your WordPress comment system with your comments hosted and powered by Disqus. Head over to the Comments admin page to set up your DISQUS Comment System.
Remixing the WordPress admin for better editorial workflow options.
Contextual suggestions of related posts, images and tags that makes your blogging fun and efficient.
FeedBurner FeedSmith- Author: FeedBurner
Originally authored by Steve Smith, this plugin detects all ways to access your original WordPress feeds and redirects them to your FeedBurner feed so you can track every possible subscriber.
Google XML Sitemaps- Author: Arne Brachhold
This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing and Ask.com to better index your blog.
Gravity Forms- Author: rocketgenius
Easily create web forms and manage form entries within the WordPress admin.
Tweet Blender- Author: Kirill Novitchenko
Provides several Twitter widgets: show your own tweets, show tweets relevant to post's tags, show tweets for Twitter lists, show tweets for hashtags, show tweets for keyword searches, show favorite tweets. Multiple widgets on the same page are supported. Can combine sources and blend all of them into a single stream.
WordPress Database Backup- Author: Austin Matzko
On-demand backup of your WordPress database. Navigate to Tools → Backup to get started.
WordPress Social Ring- Author: Niccolò Tapparo
Let visitors share posts/pages on Social Networks.
WP Mobile Detector- Author: Websitez.com
The WP Mobile Detector wordpress plugin automatically detects if the visitor is using a standard mobile phone or a smart phone and loads a compatible wordpress mobile theme for each. This plugin is one of the first to differentiate between a standard mobile phone and a smart phone. With advanced mobile statistics, image resizing, automatically formatted content, and detection of 5,000+ mobile phones, the WP Mobile Detector gives your mobile visitors the experience they desire.