With almost 5,000 WordPress plugins in our library, it can be hard to pick out the right plugins for your website.
Finding the best WordPress theme is only half the battle. Making it look exactly how you wanted can take additional items, like menus, widgets and plugins, before you get your dream website. WordPress has solid customization options straight out of the box, but with limited knowledge of PHP or CSS, it can quickly become more work than you had originally planned.
The best-selling WordPress plugins that were created and developed in 2016.
“Massive Addons for Visual Composer is the most complete extensions package. Over 1700 presets, more then 70 shortcodes & additions, easy to use.”
“Prepare your website for showing YouTube videos in the best way. Yottie is a powerful WordPress plugin for YouTube, which your website deserves. It allows selecting the desired channels and even single videos for creating your own playlist right on your website.”
“Cornerstone is a 100% front-end WordPress page builder that will change the way you create pages. Gone are the days of having to click back and forth between a clunky admin panel and your site. Now you can see all of your work as you build the page, bringing fun back into the creative process.”
“Simple but versatile WordPress plugin, for an elegant display of your classes or events. You can choose one of the five timetable styles, each with different design and features.”
“WP Mega Menu is a WordPress add-on for Visual Composer has a simple a interface, easy to use.”
“Ultimate Affiliate Pro is the newest and most completed Affiliate WordPress Plugin that allow you provide a premium platform for your Affiliates with different rewards and amounts based on Ranks or special Offers.”
“Modern Events Calendar has been created according to trending design methods and latest technology with attractive design based on practical concept of design. We gathered all features of event calendar as you desire with advanced booking system and many other useful options which are practical in real world!”
“Display events in calendar or in single page, share events on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Google +, allow users to submit events from the front-end, and create single or multiple day events.”
“DW Question & Answer Pro is an all-time favourite question & answer plugin for WordPress. Your WordPress site will have a full-featured question & answer section like StackOverflow, Quora or Yahoo Answers.”
“RnB – WooCommerce Rental & Booking is a user friendly woocommerce booking plugin built as woocommerce extension. This powerful woocommerce plugin allows you to sell your time or date based bookings. It creates a new product type to your WooCommerce site. Perfect for those wanting to offer rental , booking , or real estate agencies or services.”
Here’s our list of the 40 best selling WordPress plugins on CodeCanyon of all time.
Compatible with any theme, this page builder can instantly add a personal touch to a website. No coding experience is required as this turns the standard WordPress editor into a rich customization tool. There are unlimited design options, allowing even the standard theme to look like a high end website.
This mobile friendly, responsive slider is ideal for presenting your images and ideas on your website. This highly customizable slider has a rich editing interface and inbuilt optimization to ensure that loading speed is not sacrificed for this awesome plugin.
This is the ultimate mega menu for WordPress. With a fully responsive design and the option to add custom styling and HTML, no two menus need be the same. The easily useable interface means that no programming experience is required to achieve your desired results.
LayerSlider WP is a premium multi-purpose slider for creating image galleries, content sliders, and mind-blowing slideshows with must-see effects, even from your WordPress posts and pages. It supports both 2D and 3D in more than 200 available presets!
Building on the already impressive Visual Composer plugin, this responsive additional provides unlimited possibilities and support you can rely on. Opening up the option of video backgrounds for you website as well as a whole host of other options, this turns an awesome plugin into a must have.
Royal Slider for WordPress is responsive image gallery and HTML content slider plugin with touch swipe navigation. Plugin is mobile-friendly and allows creating completely custom slideshows and css3 banner rotators with images, videos or HTML content in slides.
This plugin improves conversions using a number of techniques; need to lock your content unless the user signs up? This plugin allows that. Hoping to retain the user when they go to leave the website? No problem. This powerful popup plugin even offers 8 completely free opt-in popups, so start improving your conversions now!
The number one calendar plugin for WordPress is EventOn, supporting multi-day events, a sleek grid layout, support for maps and custom meta fields, there is no reason to use the default WordPress calendar option.
Some of the most popular websites use a grid system. These layouts allow total control over how your posts or items are displayed and offer a responsive flow for the user. The customization options for this plugin by Theme Punch are endless and the integration with Visual Composer adds even more value to the number one plugin.
With this plugin, new vulnerabilities for your site are revealed. Did you know that 7 out of the top 10 most popular e-commerce plugins are vulnerable to common web attacks? Protect your site with the only intrusion detection and prevention system with customized rules for WordPress.
- WooCommerce Amazon Affiliates – WordPress Plugin
- Table Rate Shipping for WooCommerce
- WooCommerce Extra Product Options
- Ultimate Addons for Visual Composer
- Visual Composer Extensions Addon
- Templatera – Template Manager for Visual Composer
WordPress Interface Elements:
- Slider Revolution Responsive WordPress Plugin
- UberMenu – WordPress Mega Menu Plugin
- LayerSlider Responsive WordPress Slider Plugin
Social media plugins:
WordPress media plugins:
- WordPress Viral Quiz – BuzzFeed Quiz Builder
- Image Map Pro for WordPress – Interactive Image Map Builder
- Lightbox Evolution for WordPress
Random WordPress plugins:
- CSS3 Responsive WordPress Compare Pricing Tables
- Go Pricing – WordPress Responsive Pricing Tables
- Sabai Directory plugin for WordPress
- Quform – WordPress Form Builder
- FormCraft – Premium WordPress Form Builder
- eForm – WordPress Form Builder
Galleries & Media Grids:
- Essential Grid WordPress Plugin
- Justified Image Grid – Premium WordPress Gallery
- Media Grid – WordPress Responsive Portfolio
- WP PRO Advertising System – All In One Ad Manager
- Foobar – WordPress Notification Bars
- Ads Pro Plugin – Multi-Purpose WordPress Advertising Manager
- Premium SEO Pack – WordPress Plugin
- Rankie – WordPress Rank Tracker Plugin
- WP GeoIP Country Redirect
Newsletter & email:
- MyMail – Email Newsletter Plugin for WordPress
- Chimpy – MailChimp WordPress Plugin
- ChimpMate Pro | WordPress MailChimp Assistant
Calendar & events:
- EventOn – WordPress Event Calendar Plugin
- Bookly Booking Plugin – Responsive Appointment Booking and Scheduling
- Pinpoint Booking System PRO – Book everything with WordPress
- UserPro – User Profiles with Social Login
- PrivateContent – Multilevel Content Plugin
- User Profiles Made Easy – WordPress Plugin
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