10 Must Have WordPress Plugins for the Modern Blogger

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Been a while since we published the latest WP plugins roundup. And we don’t like to make you wait! SO here it is, check out our latest and greatest compilation of amazingly useful WordPress plugins that shouldn’t miss from the dashboard of any hardcore WP user. If you have any suggestions, feel free to share them in the comments area. If you’re looking for more plugins on top of this post, we also recommend checking out WPMUDEV for their great selection of options.

Ether Content Builder WordPress Plugin

Ether Content Builder WordPress Plugin is a powerful tool for building custom pages. It is equipped with many commonly used widgets that can be laid out via interactive drag&drop interface.

Viral Download – Like, G+1 or Tweet to Download

Viral Download - Like, G+1 or Tweet to Download - CodeCanyon Item for Sale

Make your site go viral by requiring your users to Facebook Like, Google+1 or Tweet about your site to to download files from your site. Viral Download integrates with your WordPress editor to make it super easy to use.

Content Editor Templates for WordPress

Content Editor Templates for WordPress - CodeCanyon Item for Sale

A WordPress plugin that helps you become a more productive content author by reusing editable templates between posts or pages. You can also set default content for new posts or pages.

Social Slider Pro for WordPress

Social Slider Pro for WordPress - CodeCanyon Item for Sale

Social Slider Pro for WordPress is a social plugin that adds a sliding, sticky, social sidebar to your site. With tons of ways to customize it, Social Slider Pro for WordPress can help you gain social traffic almost immediately. More shares = more traffic = more $$$$

Article Sponsorship

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Do you have a WordPress website? Are you a great author and people like what you write there? Allow them to become sponsors of your articles with Article Sponsorship plugin. This plugin add list of sponsors to posts/pages as well as an option to become a sponsor for everyone.

Banner Rotator / Content Slider

Banner Rotator / Content Slider WordPress Plugin - CodeCanyon Item for Sale

All In One Banner WordPress plugin includes 5 types of WordPress banners plugins:- Banner Rotator- Thumbnails Banner- Banner with Playlist- Content Slider- CarouselNEW : From these banners you can create, in just a minute, sidebar banners or mini-galleries.

Social Network Tabs For WordPress

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Combine all of your favorite social networks profiles & feeds into slick slide out or static tabs with Social Network Tabs for WordPress Fast loading with each social network feed loaded using AJAX only when required!

PullOut Widgets

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Turn any sidebar widget into a slick PullOut. Unlimited possibilities – text widgets, galleries, videos, feedback forms, search and login forms, mega menus – any widget can be a pullout widget!

Facebook Auto Like for WordPress

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Facebook Auto Like for WordPress and allows you to quickly and easily add hover-over Like buttons to your images on the fly making them instantly “Like-able” on Facebook. Even better, the hover effects are silky smooth, cross browser, and come with multiple overlay images!
FontPress – Font Manager Plugin
FontPress - Font Manager Plugin - CodeCanyon Item for Sale
Personalize your wordpress website with customized fonts. With FontPress you can do that without put your hands on any file or writing any line of code.Forget wasting time in editing your CSS or JS files to test a single font, with FontPress it’s all simple and funny.

Catalin is the founder of Mostash - a social marketing boutique - and he's always happy to share his passion for graphic design & social media.
  • I treat top 10 wordpress plugin posts as a chore. I look on the off chance I’ll find something new or useful. But this whole post was a very rewarding use of my time. Thanks!

  • Looks like a great collection. The Viral Content one looked especially interesting. I’ll bookmark this post. (This sounds like a spam comment, haha. It’s late.) Thanks, Catalin!

  • Great list, but missing some of the new Instagram and Pintest plugins, I just found this new free mashup of some old plugins to display my instagrams and pin them http://pinagram.net/

  • Just released the new LAX Slider – A Parallax Post Slider For WordPress.
    A Post/Page/Product etc Slider with content preview.
    Implement with simple shortcode.
    Download: http://codecanyon.net/item/lax-slider-wordpress-parallax-slider/2295339
    Demo: http://nuvuthemes.com/lax-slider-demo/

  • Valdas

    You are welcome to test our WordPress plugin which lets you feel free to create any page layout that you can imagine, and it is simple as drag & drop. http://contentbuilder.net

  • Boy o boy, the exact way we say it in Nigeria. I am new to word-press and I must say that this is a new revelation to me. WordPress is truly the best in the world, I never new I could give visitors the privilege of making posts for me. Thank you

  • Lauren

    Was wondering if there is a plugin for the social networking YOU have on the top right of this page, on your sidebar? been looking for that for ages!

  • Catalin Zorzini

    Hi Lauren, we’re using a custom made code, been looking for a similar plugin as well :D Have you tried here? http://codecanyon.net/category/wordpress