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Win 3 Licenses of the WordPress Manual Plugin

Contests, WordPress | Nov 17, 2010

Although never fully intended as a CMS, WordPress is indeed one of the most widely used CMS in the world.

When working with some clients, you’ll often encounter difficulties training your clients on how to use it properly in order to update the content of their websites.

This is were the WordPress User Manual Plugin comes in really handy. This plugin is a very solid and professional effort by the folks at VideoUserManuals.

They created a very comprehensive video and online manual packaged as a WordPress plugin that you, as a developer, can give to your clients.

The plugin contains over 30 video tutorials and over 100 pages of instructions, always updated and covering from version 2.8 through 3.01 (and updated with every new stable version).

One week from today, we’ll be giving away 3 Lifetime Licenses to the WordPress Manual Plugin (which sells for $24 per month) to three lucky WDD readers.

Here’s a bit more information about the WordPress Manual Plugin:

  • Over 30 video tutorials
  • Online written manual with over 100 pages
  • An updated manual with every stable release of wordpress
  • The plugin is fully customizable and rebrandable

Each time WordPress updates, a new set of videos is produced to cover the new functionality and they also update the written manual. The plugin also detects the version of WordPress that you are using and displays the correct version of the manual.

How much is your time worth? Developers always underestimate how much time they spend on preparing tutorials and answering client questions.

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Widget example from VideoUsersManual


The plugin is fully brandable and customizable, so you can replace the default imagery with your own, to give your client a better branded experience.

In addition, in the event that offer only certain pieces of functionality to your client, such as using the pages feature but not posts, you can turn off the specific video sections that you do not wish to show to your client.

Here’s a short video explaining things further:

To participate and be eligible to win, simply leave a comment about the WordPress Manual Plugin below or post a link below to a retweet that you made about this contest. The results will be announced here on WDD on November 24th, 2010.

Please note that winners of previous contests have sometimes been disqualified for not adhering to the rules, so please read the entry requirements carefully.

Only one entry per person. Duplicate entries will be voided. Winners will also be contacted via email.

Good luck to everyone!!

[ UPDATE ]  The winners of the giveaway are:

#115 – David Riveroll
#62 – Alicia
#245 – David Bates

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  • http://premiumthemeclub.com/ PremiumThemeClub

    superb plugin, very useful for me > Tweeted @WPThemeInfo

  • http://www.estebanf.com Esteban Felipe

    Awesome oportunity to win an interesting pluging. I wish myself luck :)

  • http://www.davaidavai.com Gerald

    Alright, I want one. Lifetime license for the WordPress Manual Plugin? Fully brandable? Sounds alright to me…

  • Rich

    This is exactly what we need!

  • Sarath

    I am overawed….wow…hope i win this…thanks wdd for these cool contests :)

  • http://www.sameaim.nl Eelco

    Last week I install WordPress for de very first time, so I could need some help from WordPress Manual Plugin!

  • http://pageschmie.de Sascha Rolfsen

    Wow!
    This Plugin is impressive,
    did not know that there is something like it.
    Wanna get this…

  • http://www.hudym.com Michal Hudak

    It seems like very nice plugin for WordPress

  • http://allantayloitconsulting.com Allan

    Would love something like this plugin. Would completely change the way I think about websites, the internets, and life itself.

  • http://titifrim.com Thierry Mauduit

    My clients are not WordPress friendly, this could help me ;)

  • Martijn A.C. Snels

    Great plugin! That’s what clients need!

  • http://www.leakilde.dk Lea Kilde
  • http://www.securehostinghawaii.com Anthony J Piscitelli

    This plugin looks great. I am always having to train clients how to work with their WP installs once I have them set up and ready to go. This would be a great help. retweeted also @Mauideveloper

  • http://www.davidfiske.com David Fiske

    What a great idea! It’s a simple solution that makes a lot of sense. I like the fact that it’s a self updating plugin and goes through the basics with users, offering a value added service that could easily pay for itself time and time again. The fact that it could be branded too is the icing on the cake :-)

    RT via http://twitter.com/davidfiske

  • http://log.iamjessu.com Jesus Leon

    That looks nice and useful! I’ll give a try :)

  • http://p15design.co.uk Matt Webster

    This looks an amazing plugin. I have recently been looking at manuals and training for clients (mainly in the charity sector) and to have something that they can refer to continually would be great. Saves their time and mine. Would definitely love to use this!

  • http://Socialnetworking.co Carlos

    What a useful idea this WordPress Manual Plugin is. Papa likes.

  • http://wpin.me Ben

    Count me in for some of this, fingers crossed. Would love to win it!!!!

  • http://www.sa-seo.co.za Edward

    I have used WordPress Manual Plugin before and it is indeed a very helpful way to train my clients on how to use WordPress.

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      Thanks for the kind words Edward. Glad it’s working well for you.

  • http://djeep.ch/wordpress Djeep

    May be I can win, because i’m the first in the list :-)
    Thanks

  • Jean-Paul Chabry

    And for the second, it’s possible too!?

  • http://www.atulperx.com/ Atulperx

    Well I am wp coder and yes I face this problem with my new clients for few days . Like if I have delivered a new wp blog design to a new wp users than he keep asking many questions regarding HOW TO ? .

    I think this Plugin can short-out many small problems like explaining all normal how to use and features of wp platform .

    It will be a great if I can win 1 license of it . Well tweeted this blogpost too .

    Twitter – http://twitter.com/#!/atulperx/status/4866200605564928

    Thanks

  • http://pceasies.com pceaies

    Looks like a great plugin to include with WP sites before launch to help clients out. Should save a lot of time.

  • Panos G. Pgn
  • http://www.freedomstudios.co.za Graham

    I have personally used this plugin for clients and have already had such positive feedback.

    I think something like this is long overdue and will be welcomed throughout the WordPress community!

    Well done guys :)

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      Hi Graham,

      Thanks for the kind words. We’re really glad it’s helping your business.

  • http://www.novedstudio.com/ Orlando

    Best of lucky to me!

  • http://www.the-web-doctor.com/ Lane Lester

    Indeed I do spend a considerable amount of time getting clients up to speed in taking care of content on their WordPress sites. Some individual help would still be needed even with the plugin, but a whole lot less.

  • Miguel

    Looks good, seems like an amazing idea.

  • Absalan

    What a fantastic plugin it really is!!!
    Hopefully I would be a winner!
    :)

  • Dasha

    Wow, this is very very handy! I’m just starting out as WP developer and was estimating the other day how long would it take to write up the manuals.

    Now, I’d looooove to use the WordPress Manual Plugin. There are both videos and text, and everything is handily appears in the WP admin area – so clients won’t lose the manuals.

    Sounds amazing!!! Would love to win :)

    Thanks,
    Dasha

    P.S. https://twitter.com/#!/dashaluna/status/4872878361149440

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      Hi Dasha,

      We spent a bit of time estimating how long it was taking us too. That’s why we made the plugin to begin with.

      Glad you like it.

      Nice T-shirts by the way.

  • Chris Fougere
  • Aniel Shri

    The WordPress Manual Plugin would be so useful. I’ve actually encountered situations where I had to train people on how to use WP.
    (If this were facebook, I’d hit the like button)

  • http://www.albruna.nl Martin

    This looks great! I dind’t even know this plugin exsisted. I have been creating tutorials for a lot of clients for a whole range of products but I have always found it a pain to keep the WordPress tuts up to date and extensive enough to make them as good as what I am seeing here.

    Count me in for a license;-).

    Love to win one!

  • Max

    The plugin is extremely useful for clients who are entirely new to updating websites (and certainly to the concept of a CMS – even one as easy-to-use as WordPress).

  • http://hypnophant.tumblr.com/ Anne

    Time is money, and this saves both in spades! Thank you, Webdesigner Depot for yet another amazing opportunity.

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      We think so too Anne.

  • http://hector-lee.com Hector Lee

    I really like how it detects your version of WordPress and provides the relevant video. That was one of my concerns. Well done.

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      Hi hector,

      Yeah it was important to make sure clients with later versions of WordPress were getting the right videos and that clients still on older versions were not confused by new features they hadn’t seen yet.

      Glad you like it.

  • http://www.2helixtech.com Matthias

    Whoa. I had no idea this existed. That could save countless hours training clients. Wicked cool.

  • Ankit

    Extremely useful!

  • http://sideradesign.com paul

    This is a great contest! I’d love to win a licence. I downloaded the 3 manuals about making WP better for clients and I’d really like to offer their videos in my offering

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      Hi Paul,

      Glad you like the plugin. How did you find the eBooks? Any feedback you’d like to share?

      • http://sideradesign.com paul

        Troy, the ebooks are fantastic!
        I will be integrating much of the advice in my workflow, in particular the white label plugin.
        I suggest anyone that creates WordPress themes for clients read these guides.

        thanks for sharing your knowledge.

  • Carm

    I would definitively love to win 1 license !
    Thanks

  • http://www.wlab.be arno

    This may be very helpfull, it’s a hard job to inform a client about all the functions indeed. Would love to win this and help my clients even better.

  • http://wpgarage.com Miriam Schwab

    I would love love love to win a license for the WordPress Manual Plugin. It would be great to be able to offload our client training like this, ,and it looks like the feature set is really useful. Thanks for this opportunity!

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      Hi Miriam,

      Glad you like the plugin. Good luck in the comp.

  • Jaime
  • Ivan

    Sounds like an interesting plugin. The trick is to get the client to check it BEFORE they call the web designer :-)

  • http://www.smeis.no Chris

    Wow… now I might not have to ask Santa Claus for the WordPress Manual Plugin.

  • http://www.psaikali.com/ Pierre

    Wow, great giveaway ! I’d love to offer this to my clients so they could easily publish blog posts and modify some content when they need to do it !

  • http://www.altmedia.com.br Gutem
  • Remy Martin
  • Ric

    First time I see this plugin, looks like a good thing to use with my type of clients

  • Pier Luigi
  • http://www.sevenpixels.com Donnie

    WordPress User Manual Plugin looks pretty sweet and could come in very handy!!

    http://twitter.com/#!/sevenpixels/status/4896172175007745

  • Joel

    This would be a great time-saver for me and my clients!

  • http://newbirddesign.com Daniel

    This looks like it might be a great solution! if I don’t win I will most likely be purchasing!

  • http://alicia.wilkersons.us Alicia
  • http://www.intalniri2.ro Ionut

    wow this looks really useful

  • http://www.saitat-host.com استضافة و سيرفرات سايتات

    This plugin will save time and effort for Developers using WP as CMS.
    Thank you!

  • http://newbirddesign.com Daniel
  • Roy

    Wow! What a great prize to give away. I would love to be able to use this with the websites I work with. It would save me so much time.

  • Jane

    Wow, I had no idea such a plugin even existed. That is amazing and a great idea! I would love to win the WordPress Manual Plugin. Thanks for giving us the opportunity.

  • http://www.webflunky.com/ Robin S

    In fact, I have made many instructional videos, only to have to update them when the app or plugin is updated. It’s very time consuming and, well, heh heh, my videos aren’t very professional either. This is an excellent idea. I only hope the client will use them.

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      Hi Robin,

      That’s exactly what we were doing, which is why we decided to make the plugin.

      Glad you like it.

  • Eduardo

    What a great incentive to drop in for a client!

  • http://www.kitacreative.com Jenn

    Our clients often get confused over how to use the CMS products we offer, and the WordPress Manual Plugin would be a great product to offer them.

  • go

    wow..this plugin could really save my time!

  • Yongning Liang

    great, love WDD

  • Keith

    Great videos for learning WordPress!

  • teebee

    Never heard of the WordPress Manual Plugin until now, what a great idea! I can see where this would be so beneficial to users.

  • http://www.primacommunications.com Jeremy

    This should be packaged as a cure for high blood pressure and a savior of client relations. Fantastic!

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      Hi Jeremy,

      Maybe you should come work on our marketing department. :)

      Glad you like it.

  • http://www.vancebell.com Vance Bell

    This appears to be a very useful product. Wish they had a fixed-cost version instead of subscription-only.

  • http://www.dotsquared.co.uk ness

    Brilliant! taht would be so cool – I spend ages trying to get manuals together myself and they never cover quite enough. Please send me a license!!!

  • http://www.phoenixws.co.uk Tom Bangham

    This would help as simple as i see wordpress for updating content a lot of client find it difficult to follow. Great idea for a plugin..

  • http://www.gruppoimmagine.eu Hugo

    Awesome pack, internationalization will work better. WWD !!Im on the list for a licence on the Word Press Manual plugin

  • Aaron

    I recently spent a few hours helping a customer of mine understand wordpress better so she could update the website I delivered to her over 6 months ago! Something like this would have saved me a lot of time…

    Hope I win!

  • Goran

    Really great plugin. I have had my eye on it for a while, but still to expensive for me. All these videos really can save a lot of my time.

  • http://MLWDESIGN.com Michal weinstein

    This plugin sounds amazing! Just what I need for my clients!

  • http://www.studioweber.ro Alex Flueras

    I would really need WP Manual Plugin for my projects. Thanks for the opportunity.

  • http://www.pedalo.co.uk Will Plummer

    This looks great … I spend so much time training clients it would be great ot offer them a video manual instead.

  • QKD

    First..
    Very useful for me and my clients

  • http://www.photointerview.ru Julia May

    I know this plugin will come in handy to my husband, who’s often has to write WordPress theme instructions and manuals for his clients. This is going to save him (or better say us) plenty of time.

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      Hi Julia,

      You should get your hubby to read this case study from Joakim.

      http://www.videousermanuals.com/case-studies/

      He now has more time to spend with his family because of our plugin.

      ;)

  • Frank M

    Simply a must have!

  • http://www.latribu.com.es mari carmen

    For those who develop is a great help. (saves me time)

  • http://www.geek1pointoh.wordpress.com Tara Lewis

    The WordPress Manual Plugin sounds Fantastic..Thanks for the opportunity to win a
    License…Love your Site.

  • http://vanilla-man.com Dmitry Chebakov

    Just a wonderful plugin! If I had known about it earlier, it would save many hours I spent on customer education and a description of various actions they need to do in WP. Hope to win and save time in future.

  • Phil Meyer

    This must be the plugin of the year! It’s an absolute pain creating/updating WordPress manuals for clients, and this plugin would be an absolute Godsend.

    Gotta have it! Gotta-gotta-gotta have it (is that a song?)!

    Phil

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      Wow Phil, thanks for the kind words. Feel free to vote for us anytime there’s an award competition on.

      Can we get a testimonial from you? :)

      • Phil Meyer

        Sure thing Troy, where would you like me to send it? Obviously I can’t speak from experience with your plugin, but from checking out your site and your promo vid I can tell it must be awesome.

  • Sabrina

    I’d really love to get something like the WordPress Manual Plugin, it would make my life easier in trying to explain WordPress and some of its functions!

  • http://benjidamron.com Benji Damron

    Looks great. Would definitely come in handy. Hope I win

  • http://benjidamron.com Benji Damron

    Looks great. Would definitely come in handy. Hope I win

  • http://www.avity.com Diego Ferreyra
  • http://www.avity.com Diego Ferreyra
  • Simon Mielcarek

    This is really interesting ! Thanks for this !

  • http://www.extremis.com Steven Mautone

    Wow, this looks like a great plugin! Thanks WDD, I hope I win!!! (could really help me out with some of my clients).

  • http://www.boostinspiration.com/ Boost Inspiration

    Nice wordpress plugins

  • http://www.curtisscott.com Curtis Scott

    I heard WordPress Manual Plugin ROCKS! I would love to win a chance to check it out!

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      Hey Curtis,

      Thanks for the kind words. Who did you hear that from?

      Glad you like our plugin.

  • http://nicholewagner.com Nichole

    How perfect! Would save me tons of time explaining the basics of WordPress over, and over, and over.

  • JB HENRY

    Smooth !

  • http://twitter.com/jasonwalz Jason

    My client could def. use this. He just asked me if I have some time to come over and give him lessons on WP. My response was a couple of links to online videos. This plugin would be a better option. It’s the first I heard of this. Thanks much.

  • Ian

    Wow. A lifetime license? That’s awesome sign me up!

  • Beneberle

    This looks really promising, especially the ability to re-brand the plugin and turn off certain aspects of the manual that aren’t relevant to the end client.

    I don’t think this would replace the need to provide documentation for custom extensions you’ve added to the core, but it certainly could save some time addressing the common questions and problems users face when being introduced to WordPress.

    • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

      That’s right Beneberie. A bit of documentation for the customisation you’ve done to WP goes along way towards building a great relationship with the client. Our plugin is designed to save you the time it would usually take to explain the core features.

      Glad you like it.

  • http://www.veronicawong.ca Veronica

    The WordPress Manual Plugin looks AMAZING, I can’t believe I haven’t seen it before.

  • http://www.benjieboo.co.uk Benjamin Christine

    This is a brilliant competition! Please include me! :) Many Thanks
    ben

  • http://www.getyoursiteuptoday.com David Riveroll

    Can’t wait to get my hands on the WordPress Manual Plugin. Awesome idea, let’s empower clients to REALLY start managing their own content!

    Even though for us, using WordPress is very simple, my experience is that my clients still don’t get it, or they forget quickly…. or, once they got accustomed to it, the version changes!

    This single plugin handles those problems and frees up our time. Thanks for the idea and the hard work

  • http://www.imod.co.za Chris M

    Very very awesome, well, here’s my entry, holding thumbs that I might be one of the lucky three people to get a copy!

  • George P

    Wow, this can really help me with future project… i hope i win a licenses of WordPress User Manual Plugin…

    Cheers!

  • http://www.designbyarm.com designbyarm

    WordPress manual make life easy on wordpress .

    Hope me luck on this giveaway.

    Thanks you very much.

  • Rob

    Woot! Great Contest! This Would Give Me a Big Time Saver! Hope I Win!

  • http://motionblured.com Littlestar

    This would be amazing for me I’ve been getting into WordPress and this would help me so much!

  • arnold

    I wish I win, this will be helpful for my future clients.

  • http://www.carolynzackcreative.com carolyn zack

    I’m building my first site with wordpress and LOVE IT! The manual would be so helpful for when I pass the site off to my client to update.

  • http://www.maria-hoop.nl Pascal Frencken

    This looks like a great solution for customers who are new to WordPress, and could indeed save quite some support time. Would be interested in an internationalized version of the manuals, though. I often work with Dutch speaking customers.

  • http://www.thewebscaper.net thewebscaper

    Whoa – that is fantastic. Thanks for sharing… I spend SO much time writing customized WP manuals for my clients… the WP Manual Plugin is a brilliant idea… would love to win a lifetime subscription!!!

  • el

    Looks awesome. Documentation is a must–and video helps even the least technological.

  • http://www.camcod.com Eric C

    This looks very interesting :) I had never heard of the WordPress Manual Plugin but this looks like a great idea. Now if they could just create this for Drupal, ExpressionEngine and Joomla I’d be all set :D

  • Andy

    Looks like a great time-saver. Hope I win!

  • http://donebydeb.com Debbie

    Looks like a nice little add-on for a professional turnover… A lifetime license would be AWESOME!!

  • http://www.nijumohan.com/ Niju Mohan

    Let’s see if I’m lucky

  • http://www.littlefyr.com Adam

    This will make my life so much easier. Trying to get users up to speed on how to use WP is a hit and miss prospect. I will definitely find this useful for all my clients going forward

  • http://www.coulthard.com/ Glen Coulthard

    Thanks for writing about the WordPress Manual Plugin — I had never heard of the plugin before your article and, after reviewing their website, I am quite interested in its features. The video content looks perfect for novice users and I will be following their future developments closely. — Glen

  • amidude

    Looks sweet. Here’s hoping.

  • http://www.directom.com Paul Woodhouse

    Now this could come in terribly useful. Although, it’d be nice if they had a backend demo you could login to.

  • Nathan R.

    This would be a very useful cross-training tool in streamlining processes across a corporation.

  • Mampranx

    It’s very useful because it will save time and it’s very helpful for client who not familiar with code.

  • http://www.marioawad.com Mario Awad

    Interesting. Good luck to all. Cheers.

  • http://avisualidentity.com Dave

    Its kind of a bummer that these are bought on a monthly basis fee. Good post none the less.

  • Kevin

    Nice! I hadn’t heard of this plugin before, but it would be very useful for training clients on using WordPress.

  • http://www.oscarcampos.com Oscar Campos

    I’d love this. Looks great! Retweeted, http://twitter.com/#!/oscarcampos/status/4942853570568192

  • Ann

    I am in for this big time-saving wonderfull plugin for wordpress!!
    Sure hope to win……

  • http://FullVoiceMedia.com Mark

    I could use that. Thanks.

  • Shel

    Nice! This plugin would help a lot for some of my more inexperienced authors.

  • http://www.binacreations.com Sabrina C

    This is exciting. This would definitely help out clients. Thanks for having the WordPress Manual Plugin.

  • James DiRito

    I’m a freelance web designer and I build all my websites on WordPress. The wordpress manual plugin would be an amazing addition to the toolbox ;-)

  • James DiRito

    I’m a freelance web designer and I build all my websites on WordPress. The wordpress manual plugin would be an amazing addition to the toolbox ;-)

  • http://davidsilvaonline.com David SIlva

    This would be an amazing feature to have. All of my sites run on wordpress and this would be very helpful for when I give clients an introduction and training into how to use their new wordpress site.

  • Jean

    This could be helpful…My clients are not very WordPress friendly.

  • Evan Deerfield

    Very cool…this is something that I’d really like to offer my clients.

  • http://www.cathiewalker.com Cathie Walker

    I wish I knew about the wordpress manual plugin before! It would save me hours of work. Hope I win!

  • http://www.austinknight.net Austin Knighit

    My clients could use this!

  • Jerry

    This would be awesome!! It would save soo much time. Good luck to everyone!

  • http://alextran.org Alex Tran

    Great plugin idea.

  • http://rightmindcreative.com Ryan Stang

    This would be an incredibly helpful addition to any of my clients sites. Count me in!

  • http://www.perezstudios.com Manuel Perez

    This is really cool and such a life-saver. I do a lot of work for some clients and some of them cant figure out between right-click and left-click so trying to explain this all to them is usually like trying to train a monkey to fly a plane (maybe even harder). This will definitly make my life and my customers life a lot easier!
    Thanks!

  • Brandon Nielsen

    This would be extremely helpful for customer training. I only use WordPress as well, and would definitely implement this plugin.

  • http://andres.jaimes.net Andres Jaimes

    Ok, after 131 comments I don’t think I have a chance to get it, however, that manual would be very very handy… I’m doing training right now… thanks!

  • http://www.tag5.de Robert

    Nice to have – nicer to win!

  • http://twitter.com/nathanbriggs Nathan ‘Spanky’ Briggs

    This plugin will save me a lot of support/teaching time with novice clients. If I don’t win, I’ll just have to buy it :)

  • chrisskapunk

    Word Press the most useful tool for web designer, for his dynamism and creativity in navigating

  • Marko Manojlović

    This would be an amazing time saver, good luck to all…

  • Dean R

    This sounds like an excellent prize, might even help me learn something too!

  • http://aotearoawebdesign.co.nz Jason
  • http://media317.net Alan Smith

    Awesome opportunity! I have been reviewing this plugin for months. It has all the features I want for my clients and the time savings is strong. I would much rather win a license than to purchase one. Great contest!

  • Ting

    Need, need! Been trying to refresh my WP knowledge, and this is an amazing find!

    http://twitter.com/#!/tingtan/status/4990161230241793

  • http://10setare.com آگهي رايگان

    thnx it was useful

  • Sandra D

    Woaw the Wordress Manual Plugin would really be useful for me! what ask for better? ;)

  • http://connorcrosby.me Connor Crosby

    My clients love WordPress. But, at first, I had to use Skype or the phone and talk them through the process of doing simple things like posting a post. With WordPress Manual Plugin, I can install that for them and get started on my next client! It would be awesome if I win!

  • http://www.430designs.com Lenny Zakoor

    This would be so awesome. Just finished up a massive WP site and now the client wants a manual and access to edit it.
    Videousermanuals.com is an awesome site and has an awesome product! Keep up the great work!

  • http://www.bkbdesigngroup.com Katherine Boroski

    I’m so glad I saw this! We use WP as our preferred CMS and we spend so much time training clients. This would save us a ton!

  • Matthias

    Hey – I was looking for this kind of plugin!!! It’s so great.

  • http://khabermehl.com Kelly Burgess

    I’m just getting back into using WordPress, so this oppty would be good.

  • Norbert

    nice, greetings :)

  • http://www.tuff-studio.com tuff studio

    As a matter of fact I working on WP blog right now.

  • http://www.aim-biz.com Eric Boettcher

    You could save me from having to create much of my own documentation. This would fre me up to spend more time finding more clients – it’s a contribution to the entire economy!

  • http://alchemycs.com Morgan Kay

    I spend a lot of time writing manuals for my clients and providing training sessions for them. Every time I do it, I feel like I’m reinventing the wheel. This would definitely save me a lot of time and make my clients happy!

  • Panos

    sounds really helpful. let’s see…

  • Duane Ashworth

    talk about a timesaver , getting really sick of creating custom manuals for each client

  • http://www.invexdesign.com Brian Pohl

    Seems like a great plugin! In my opinion, WordPress is the most user-friendly CMS for people with little to no tech savvy.

  • http://www.gulfwebdev.com Hugh

    I am not a fan of the per-month payment model. Sadly it is gaining popularity. However, this one has me in the rare situation of seriously considering it. Here’s hoping I win!! This looks to be a great product!

  • Justin Walmsley

    Looks amazing! I could see this plugin saving me a whole load of time on client sites.

  • Trish

    Excellent idea!

  • http://www.epiclaunch.com Ben Lang

    Would love to win this awesome plugin to use on my blog, thanks!

  • http://noel.nuguid.org Noel Nuguid

    The WP Manual Plugin is a good step in orienting my clients on how to use their wordpress based websites. Essential i takes hours of training off my back so i can concentrate on other projects.

    http://twitter.com/#!/noelnuguid/status/5061283971858432

  • Shari

    That would be amazing for my clients!

  • http://www.houmedia.com Alysia

    Seriously? WordPress Manual is quite-possibly the best plug-in ever. Ever. Winning the license will change my (work) life forever. My fingers (and toes) are crossed on this one.

  • http://www.houmedia.com Alysia

    Seriously? WordPress Manual is quite-possibly the best plug-in ever. Ever. Winning the license will change my (work) life forever. My fingers (and toes) are crossed on this one.

  • http://www.houmedia.com Alysia

    Seriously? WordPress Manual is quite-possibly the best plug-in ever. Ever. Winning the license will change my (work) life forever. My fingers (and toes) are crossed on this one.

  • http://www.houmedia.com Alysia

    Seriously? WordPress Manual is quite-possibly the best plug-in ever. Ever. Winning the license will change my (work) life forever. My fingers (and toes) are crossed on this one.

  • wefwire

    Just started as a WP Developer I am so loving this plug in, I want it!!!

  • http://www.knowersark.com.au Nick

    I would love this! Even better, the videos are in an aussie accent….my clients would feel right at home. I could even claim I made them myself!

  • http://www.fillinthebreaks.com Ian

    PleasePleasePleasePleaseOhgodPlease

  • http://smallbitsofcode.com Boba
  • http://pippinspages.com Pippin

    Such a great idea!

  • http://www.wallflowerwonderland.com Kristine

    I would love to be able to share this with my WordPress loving husband and our clients!

  • http://www.hastishah.com Hastimal Shah
  • http://www.bspcorporate.com.au Leslie Fernando

    Awesome plugin. Helps a lot with smaller companies (ie in our case 2.5 staff) that dont have the time or manpower to handle training.

  • Juan u

    This wp pluton looks like it could help me with my clients. Great idea

  • http://www.3MultiMedia.com Tony

    OMG, this plugin rocks! Excellent plugin! Do you know how many videos we use for training our clients? Many. So, this would be a large time saver for me

  • Shawn

    What a great idea this is. Simple and Sublime at the same time. I admire the creators of this product for their ingenuity. Great idea!

  • Gail Tuthill

    I would love to win this- would be extremely beneficial to my clients – and myself.

  • Jolena

    This is exactly what I need for all of my new themes and clients!! This looks fantastic!!
    An absolute time saver and lifesaver!

  • Kevin

    Total time saver, this plugin would save me a lot of time typing up documentation for every new client.

  • http://dsignor.com Danielle Signor

    This sounds like a perfect plugin for me – I do a lot of WordPress training for my clients, and having something like this to turn them loose on would free up a LOT of my time. Wow. I hope I win!!

  • Elisha Terada

    Wow this is going to be really helpful for me since I use WordPress for all of my clients! I really love how it simply stream videos from their server so there is no need to worry about eating up bandwidth.

  • Leah

    Love the idea of video tutorial ‘inside’ the WordPress itself!

  • http://www.vanessamacleod.com Vanessa MacLeod

    This plugin would make my workflow SO much easier. I have a pdf that I’ve been building since I had my first client – with the basics, but I always have to update it for each separate client, and I think a plugin like this would certainly ease my workload.

  • http://www.gocejonoski.mk Goce

    WPMP – I like it

  • http://masenchipz.com masenchipz

    very useful to give lessons about wordpress on the client, btw this video for beginner or for expert user?

  • http://www.olgapantelidou.gr Olga Pantelidou

    Very useful! Clients will appreciate it

  • Codrut

    Nice wordpress plugins

  • rlewis

    Amazing plug in!

  • Avery

    Thanks for this! Very Useful!

  • http://christianflorin.com Christian

    I love WordPress! This tool could sure come in handy. retweeted! :)

  • http://piotrbox.com Piotr

    Thta’s great. Should be very helpfull. YO!

  • http://www.craftkammer.com/ Danny

    The WordPress Manual Plugin looks pretty neat to me. I think it’s one of the most valuable plugins as a web developer.

    Basically it should go like this (I guess).

    You develop a website featuring wordpress for any customer and just install the plugin. After your job is done you show your client how to access the plugin and the tutorials and you probably reduce like 90% or more of the amount of time/work you’d have to do otherwise…like BEING the “tutorial” so your client knows how WP works :P

  • http://www.bwave.de Ben

    Very nice! I’d love to have it!

  • http://rolling-webdesign.com Theo

    Very useful plugin, would be nice to win a license.

  • http://www.psyched.be/wordpress Darkened Soul

    I would like one of those as well… bring it on!!!

  • http://Www.geoffreymultimedia.com Edwin

    Oh, this would be a godsend.
    I don’t think any of my clients have visited word-press to see how their site works.

    Bring on the ids, I say. If I don’t win (highly likely) then I might consider buying, but I think $25/mo is a bit rich. Guess I could pass this on to the client/s.

  • http://www.nutra-fit.com Thomas Townsend

    The Word PrRess manual Plug-in would save me a ton of time with customers. As a small video produser we often create small Video Vignettes forour clints but it’s a lot of work and cuts into the bottom line.

  • http://www.geckomedia.ro Bogdan

    great plugin, could come in handy !

  • KPAKEH

    I never knew about the existence of this nice plugin. Thank you WDD for bringing it to my attention. It seems really helpful.

  • Apisit

    Pretty sweet and interesting plugin.
    This looks really useful !!

  • Jorgen Kesseler

    Nice work :)

  • http://www.tokokoo.com Anggi Krisna

    My Clients will love it, it will help me to easy explain to them

  • http://www.orphicpixel.com Mars

    this is one of a kind, let me try my luck

  • http://alternates.org Ege Özcan

    Would be a great add to my projects^^

  • http://www.locomedia.net Aaron

    What a great time saver. I would love to offer this to clients.

  • http://quickscriptz.ca Matt H.

    A plugin that would definitely save designers and developers alike a ton of time when dealing with clients! Would be awesome to have a copy of!

  • Edwin

    Wow!! This is the best plugin I ever saw! This would save me so much time. Thanks for the opportunity.

  • http://www.pappasdg.com Nate

    Very cool plugin. Would be great for all my client projects!

  • http://www.huwrowlands.co.uk Huw Rowlands

    Wow! I NEED something like this to save me sooo much wasted time repeating myself!! And of course, to help my clients out!! Thanks for the oppurtunity!

  • Edison Leon

    Did I win?

  • http://about.me/mikaelpittam Mikael Pittam

    Thanks for your generosity. I really appreciate your content and advice. Keep up the great work.

  • Pascal

    Cool, this sounds all pretty neat. It would be great to have one.

  • Carlos

    Wow–this would help my business so much. The amount of time I spend training clients and helping them with WordPress dashboard is unreal–even with a basic training session I get so many emails and questions about basic functionality–this would free up my time to get more clients up and running!

  • http://www.freshconsulting.com Monica Gardenier

    This WordPress Manual Plugin looks incredible with the bonus that it is continuously updated. Time is money – this will save countless amount of time both for our clients as well as for us. I like the idea of being able to customize and brand the plugin – it will give a clean company experience.
    Well done and I am looking forward to using it!

  • http://www.cgomedia Celestina Gomes
  • http://www.punch-drunk.com Jacob

    Looks like a great plugin. We have been contemplating creating some stuff like that for a while, for our clients, but would definitely prefer to use something out-of-the-box!

  • http://www.dexiqn.com Kevin

    This would surely help me in making my projects more unique according to my clients!

  • aaron broberg

    Sweet I could use that.

  • http://www.davidjparsons.com David Parsons

    The WordPress Manual Plugin seems to be exactly what I need. I have thought about doing this same thing several times throughout my years of being a web designer.

  • http://www.rawkmedia.com John

    I was thinking about signing up for this plugin.. it looks killer!! Maybe I’ll hold out until you pick some winners.

    Awesome contest guys!

  • http://nurwanto.net HeriNXI

    it would save times and money :)

  • http://www.gstboces.org David Bates

    Would love to win this plug-in.

    I find I am using WordPress more and more with our teachers and school districts. The Manuals look like such a great training resource.

    David

  • Marty

    what a great plug-in for any new user
    be great to have one

  • http://www.secondvariety.org Jamie

    Awesome been looking for something like this for ages never anytime to create our own – Retweeted @2ndVariety

  • http://www.spaksu.com Spaksu

    Great plugin.. I’d like to have it. :)

  • http://www.momentpresent.com zepatente

    Awesome plugin !! and what a great idea to made this contest!!!!

  • tim

    I hope I don’t win! ;)

  • Eric

    This is an awesome idea and it will bring great value to both my clients and myself! Thanks! =)

  • http://footbridgefilms.org/ Peter

    WordPress Manual Plugin looks like a great tool. At work we are looking at launching 12+ sub-sites to our over all site. These will be managed by various departments. I think this would really help the parties involved solve most of their own problems and take advantage of the power that is WP.

  • http://www.redheadva.com Renee Shupe

    I currently use the WordPress Manual Plugin and love it as do my clients! i would love, love, love the lifetime license. How cool that would be!

    I’ve noticed a huge shift in the type of support and how much support I provide for my clients directly.

  • http://www.chameleonkidmedia.com Chameleon Kid

    That’s a superb concept. I hate to think how much time I’ve spent training clients on the WordPress backend never mind the follow up calls when the client can’t remember how to schedule a post or moderate a comment. Count me in on this comp!!

  • Ray

    This looks a great plugin. These guys really understand some of the difficulties in delivering a CMS to clients. Support (whether through documentation or over the phone) is one of the most time consuming aspects – that can significantly eat into any profit you might make.

    Excellent stuff!

  • http://www.amazingg.nl Danielle

    it’s certainly true that it is easy to underestimate the time you spend on making manuals and videos for customers that use wordpress. Even though wordpress is very easy to use (and to install) the large amount of options can sometimes be overwhelming for people who are unfamiliar with a cms.

    Using this plug-in would certainly help both my customers and myself.

    Danielle
    ps tweet > http://twitter.com/ecritures/status/5937344880312320

  • Sadiq

    Wishing every1 luck & great plugin would be a time saver of note….

  • http://www.pronamic.nl Leo

    Thats awesome such a plugin! Very usefull to provide our clients with this plugin, wich should give us more time to work on great product with WordPress itself.

  • http://tiarara.com crowntastic

    This is one plugin I can really really use at work.

  • http://www.burningfiredesign.com matt

    Wow. This plug-in looks fantastic. I just recently dropped 2-hours with with two different clients creating step-by-steps and answering questions. This looks amazing. And kudos to you for keeping on top of the comments. Crossing my fingers for a lifetime license!

  • Aaron

    What a great way to educate and assist new clients! It’s so easy to forget what learning WordPress for the first time was like after so many years of using and coding for it.

  • http://www.emptyhead.com.au Actors Websites

    Looks great. I’ve been using skitch and posting them into pdf’s up until now.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hey Pascal,

    Internationalisation is on the wishlist and something we wil be considering for future releases depending on demand. We have votes for Spanish, French, Italian and now Dutch.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hi Glen,

    Thanks for taking the time to review our website. Feel free to drop us a ilne with any feedback anytime.

    Happy pressing of words!

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Interesting Paul, we just spoke about that the other day in one of our meetings. Maybe we could provide a demo of a few videos and a few pages of the manual on one of our domains so you could all see it in action.

    How does that sound?

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    You’re absolutely right Nathan, consistency of process is crucial to running an efficient business. Our plugin definitely helps with this.

    Thanks for the observations.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hi Dave,

    The reason we charge a monthly subscription fee is to cover the cost of updating the manual and all the videos every time WordPress is updated. So when WordPress launches new features, like the image editor, you don’t need to visit your clients and train them how to use it. We do that for you. With your logo on it.

    We think that will save you a lot more than one hour every month.

    And that’s well worth $24.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hi Connor,

    That’s exactly what we use to do.

    Glad you like the plugin.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Aw shucks Lenny, thanks for the kind words.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Our thoughts exactly Eric. When you consider that this tool saves you at least a few hours every month, it allows you to spend that extra time building more awesome websites with an awesome platform like WordPress. Or hanging out with your family.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hi Hugh,

    We charge per month to cover the cost of updating the videos and the written manual every time WordPress is updated. So when you update your clients to new versions of WordPress, we update their training materials for you.

    Good luck in the contest!

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Bingo Noel, you hit the nail right on the head. Free up training time to build more sites and win more business.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    He he he. Thanks Nick.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Okay Shawn, now we are blushing.

    Thanks for the kind words.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hi Vanessa,

    You’ll be pleased to know this plugin started out as a humble little PDF.

    Good luck in the contest!

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Couldn’t have said it better ourselves, Danny.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hi Edwin,

    When we calculated that we were spending at least 3 hours every month training our clients, we figured that $24 was a humble fee to pay to have someone else do it for us and keep it updated with every new release of WordPress and let us put our logo on it.

    Good luck in the contest!

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hi Renee, we love hearing great feedback from people who already use our plugin. We are glad it has had a positive impact on your business.

    Good luck in the contest!

  • http://www.cosoftware.net Cenk

    This is one plugin I really always useful at work.

  • Alan

    Just getting into WordPress in depth. This WordPress Manual Plugin would be a tremendous asset to productivity, let alone creativity. Two for one!
    Alan

  • http://www.bobbyadamson.com/ Bobby Adamson

    This plugin looks amazing. I would kill to have something like this for my clients. I am always wasting time recreating WP tutorial videos!

  • http://tungjacob.com Tung Nguyen

    This is really handy and time saving. I love it. Please let me in the list :)

  • http://www.circledesignmedia.com Stephen

    Now why diden’t I think of that? Indeed, CMS Extraordinaire! Wow!
    Imagine the possibilities… everything actually being able to finish a cup of coffee
    to getting to know your family and friends again.

  • http://www.meshmarketing.biz Kristel Hayes

    Wow, this is exactly what I’ve been looking for. I never really win anything, so maybe I have a good shot :-). I’m sure this will be a smart investment, even if I don’t win. I spend at least 2-3 hours a week on basic WordPress how-to support. This appears to be my ticket to shaving down that time & allocating it to other projects.

  • http://www.espermedia.com Greg Cole

    This would be great for managing client sites. Love the fact that it is brandable as well!

  • Ryan Jones

    I would like to apply for the giveaway!
    Could really use this for a client of mine.
    I also love the fact that it is rebrandable!

    Many Mahalos in advance!

  • http://futbolautographs.com patricio

    Sounds like a very useful guide!

  • http://www.matejlepej.com MatejL

    Looks like a huge time saver, since clients ussually call for just about anything. I am definitely into this!

  • http://www.thewebdevelopmentcenter.com loga

    thanks dude really very awesome tutorial about word press plug in with video tutorial keep sharing

  • http://www.hanoverdigital.co.uk Shaun Dobson

    Looks great and I could definitely use this for my clients

  • http://jacobwg.com Jacob Gillespie

    This plugin would work great on my client sites!

  • http://conformtostereotype.com ConformToStereotype

    Looks useful, I just hope the clients take the time to use it!

  • http://flowdzn.com maliQ

    This is a perfect solution for my clients! thanks for posting it! m

  • Scott Burton

    would be very useful to me.

  • http://www.rotoruawebdesigner.co.nz Vicky Powell

    This sounds awesome!

  • Theresa Nolan

    Excellent prize..just want i need!!!

  • Ryan Jones

    Darn!
    Was hoping to be one of the winners.

  • http://sideradesign.com paul

    I really wanted ti win this plugin :(

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hi David,

    Congratulations on winning one of the three licenses. Can you please get in touch via email so we can send you the goodies.

    Cheers.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hi David,

    Looks like you won one of the three licenses. Can you please email us so we can send you the goodies.

    Cheers.

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hi Alicia,

    Well done. You won one of the licenses to the video user manual plugin. Please email us and we’ll send you the prize.

    Cheers.

  • http://dashaluna.com Dasha

    Oh noooo, really wanted to win… sigh
    Congrats winners :)

  • http://videousermanuals.com Troy Dean

    Hi Gang,

    Thanks for the overwhelming response to our plugin.

    You may already be aware that the three winners are

    Commenter # 115 – David Riveroll
    Commenter #62 – Alicia, and
    Commenter # 245 – David Bates

    If you guys could get in touch with us via email so we can get your prize to you.

    Everyone else come on over and see what others are saying about this awesome plugin that saves you time and money.

    http://videousermanuals.com

    Go on, you know you want to.