Life is short, and blogging takes time.
Say you’re oncall (like I am currently). Do you really want to spend your two hours of free internet time a day doing annoying blog odd jobs and maintenance that ought to just be easy—or do you want to spend it doing research and writing? I know what any sane blogger would say.
Here are five WordPress plugins that are giving me more time now, during a couple weeks when I shall be very short on time indeed.