5 Best Dropbox WordPress Plugins

What are best Dropbox WordPress plugins to integrate Dropbox storage with your WordPress blog. Dropbox provides unique functionality which can be integrated very well into WordPress.

Dropbox WordPress Plugins

Dropbox WordPress1. Dropbox CDN – Use your Dropbox ‘Public’ folder as a free Content Delivery Network (or CDN). Allows you to upload your themes CSS, JavaScript, and Images into your Dropbox ‘Public’ folder and server these files from the Dropbox network, reducing the bandwidth of your server and allowing users to load your site faster.

2. WordPress Backup to Dropbox – Automatically creates a backup your blog and uploads it to Dropbox. Just choose when and how often to backup, and a zipped archive of your website files and database is uploaded to Dropbox! Other settings include the ability to set where you want your backups stored within Dropbox and on your server, whether you want to keep a copy of the backup on your server, and how many backups you wish to hold onto at any one time.

3. Dropbox Sync – Will allow you to sync all your images from your blog posts to Dropbox. All images will load from Dropbox decreasing bandwidth and increase loading times. It’s a great way to backup all your files too!

4. Pressbox – Integrates DropBox with your blog allowing you to post images and files directly from your DropBox. Requires PHP 5.2 and cURL. Adds a new tab to the Media Upload screen to insert images and files from Dropbox into your posts. The plugin also provides a shortcode to add links or display images anywhere on your blog.

5. Dropbox Upload Form – Will insert an upload form on your WordPress blog for visitors to upload files to a Dropbox account.

Note that many of these plugins seem to be under active development and the authors ask for feedback to make them better. Dropbox is one of the best productivity softwares out there which takes your files to the cloud and let you sync between multiple computers, laptops and smartphones. Now sync the power of WordPress with Dropbox.

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About the Author: P Chandra is editor of QOT, one of India's earliest tech bloggers since 2004. A tech enthusiast with expertise in coding, WordPress, web tools, SEO and DIY hacks.