One of the great things about WordPress is the ability to add extra functionality to your site without needing to know how to code. From simplifying and optimizing checkout options on your eCommerce site to just adding something fun for users to play with, there’s a plugin for almost every purpose.
This month, we take a look at some of our content specialist picks, spotlight some handy SEO plugins, and highlight some top-selling and on-trend WordPress plugins from CodeCanyon to help you make your site that little bit more incredible.
10 highlights picked by our content specialists
If you’re only going to check out 10 plugins today, make it these ones. From image galleries to instant messaging, these plugins stood out from the crowd and caught the attention of our CodeCanyon content specialists.
Promoting your business on Facebook? Set up customized automatic responses to anybody who comments or posts to your page with this handy plugin.
Enable push notifications on a wide range of platforms with this powerful plugin.
Add a stylish and completely customized full-screen menu to any WordPress site.
Looking for the perfect plugin to help you build amazing user-powered image galleries? Give ImagePress a try.
Step up how you interact with customers using this feature-packed plugin.
Delight your customers with a discount when they sign up to your MailChimp mailing list.
Whether you’re highlighting your clients or featuring your sponsors, this plugin’s worth a look.
With over 100 Visual Composer elements and over 400 predefined templates, this is one file that’s absolutely packed full of value.
Give your WordPress backend a great new style and improve your WordPress experience.
Give engagement on your site a massive boost with quizzes and polls.
Spotlight on SEO: 10 top selling WordPress SEO plugins
Get a bit of help getting found and step up your search engine optimization with these popular and powerful plugins.
This pack has so many features it could take up a blog post of its own. Whatever your SEO needs, chances are there’s a feature here that’ll take care of it.
Take some of the work out of refreshing your content; WordPress Auto Spinner automatically replaces words and phrases with appropriate synonyms, giving your writing a new lease on life.
Keep a close eye on your WordPress site’s Google rankings and generate powerful reports with Rankie.
Automatically redirect visitors anywhere on your site based on their IP and tailor what users see based on where they are.
Control what shows up in search previews with this wonderful plugin. Supports a great range of snippets, including events, products, and reviews and ratings.
Make optimizing your site for search simple with this awesome plugin.
Speed up your search for the most relevant keywords and improve your workflow.
Implementing the ‘hreflang’ HTML attribute can be a bit cumbersome; take the work out of the process with this simple plugin.
This is a real time-saver- add multiple pages to your WordPress site automatically in seconds.
Bring your Facebook page’s feed to your site with this wonderful responsive plugin.
Find a few more search optimization solutions.
10 best-sellers added in May
These plugins may not have been around for long, but they’re already proving popular with WordPress users and taking CodeCanyon by storm.
The struggle to find that one image in your WordPress library that you need when you’re working to a deadline is the worst. Fix the problem and keep things organized perfectly with WP Media Folders.
Chat is a great way to build a relationship and increase conversions. Start a conversation with your site’s visitors and let them chat to you on WhatsApp direct from your site.
Just because they’re transactional emails doesn’t mean they can’t be beautiful too. With this plugin you can add your own personal touch to your WooCommerce store’s emails with ease.
If you’re in property, you’ll want to check this plugin out. From reviews to currency conversions, this is packed full of features to take any real estate site to the next level.
Simple to set up and use, now you can ensure your online store is equipped to accept this widely used cryptocurrency.
A popup’s pointless if it’s not visually appealing. Impress and engage your site’s visitors with these beautiful banners.
This beefcake of a plugin has everything from training plans to email templates. Make your fitness site work that little bit harder without even breaking a sweat.
Show off your images in style with this wonderful plugin. Responsive, versatile, and it even supports playing audio files!
Looking at adding animated sections to your site? Packed full of features, this plugin is a wonderful option to help you convey your creative ideas.
Step up your support with this fully-featured ticket plugin and add that extra something to your customers’ interactions with your business.
View all bestselling new plugins this month.
10 trending files to add to your site
Want to stay up-to-date with the hottest trends? These are the WordPress plugins people are taking notice of right now.
Grid or carousel, show off logos on your site in style. Compatible with WordPress 4.7 and Visual Composer, this versatile plugin is a wonderful addition to any site.
Edit your images in WordPress and create an awesome range of images for your site, from rich looking cover images to slideshows and gifs!
“Superfly is a responsive WordPress menu plugin that generates space efficient vertical push/sliding/static navigation, icon toolbar or fullscreen menu on your choice.”
Show off your products in style with this slick WooCommerce product gallery slider.
Facebook live video’s huge at the moment, and with this plugin you can now automatically embed your live videos directly on your site.
Sell online memberships on WooCommerce and restrict access to posts and pages on your site with this handy extension.
Give people a reason to share your site on social with Social Locker. This plugin lets you restrict certain content and ask people to “pay” with a like, tweet, or +1 to get full access.
From the simple to the advanced, this plugin lets you create forms for you or your users with ease.
Give your customers the option of associating multiple billing and shipping addresses to their account with this easy-to-use plugin.
Create fully customized multi-level menus and content sidebars with this great plugin and banish boring from your menus.
Take a look at what’s trending on CodeCanyon right now.
The Classics: CodeCanyon’s 10 all-time bestsellers
These are to CodeCanyon what ‘Citizen Kane’ is to film or ‘Great Expectations’ is to books. Pure 100% CodeCanyon classics.
The most popular WordPress page builder plugin, chances are you’ve heard of this one before. If not, make sure you check it out.
“Slider Revolution is an innovative, responsive WordPress Slider Plugin that displays your content the beautiful way. Whether it’s a Slider, Carousel, Hero Scene or even a whole Front Page, the visual, drag & drop editor will let you tell your own stories in no time!”
“UberMenu™ is a user-friendly, highly customizable, responsive Mega Menu WordPress plugin. It works out of the box with the WordPress 3 Menu System, making it simple to get started but powerful enough to create highly customized and creative mega menu configurations. ”
“With LayerSlider, you can share your photos and images with professional-looking sliders, slideshows, or animated content for your site.”
Extend what you can do with Visual Composer and add even more to your WordPress site.
Far more than just a basic calendar, this plugin has features to suit any scheduling need.
“Royal Slider is easy to use jQuery image gallery and content slider plugin with animated captions, responsive layout and touch support for mobile devices. As navigation you can use thumbnails, tabs or bullets. Use it as image slider, slideshow, HTML content slider, gallery, banner rotator, video gallery, carousel or even presentation. Developed in best practises of HTML5, CSS3 transitions are used for all animations (with fallback).”
The most popular pop-up plugin on the market.
“Essential Grid is a premium plugin for WordPress that allows you to display various content formats in a highly customizable grid. Possible applications range from portfolios, blogs, galleries, WooCommerce shops, price tables, services, product sliders, testimonials and anything else you can imagine.”
Beef up your WordPress security with this feature-packed security plugin.
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