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This is the sixth round of my end of the year round up of SomeWhat Creative’s Monthly HandPicked Goodies for Designers & Developers roundup, I really like these type of roundups as I like to research what’s new for Web Designers and Developers and both showcase them to you and remember these for myself. So Today’s post I will be showing what were the newest WordPress plugins both free and paid that been released during this year.

I would like to say that not every WordPress plugins that been added in each of the monthly roundups will be featured today… so lets start.


Bold Page Builder – Free Plugin

Bold Builder – WordPress Page builder comes packed with loads of content elements – you can start building your layouts in minutes with drag and drop features and with no coding experience. And it is very easy to extend.

MixForms – Free Plugin

With MixForms you can manage easily multiple forms. There are so many reasons to choose MixForms as your personal formbuilder.

Hezecom cPanel Email Manager – Premium Plugin $24

WP cPanel Email Manager is a WordPress Plugin which perform cPanel operations without having to login to your cPanel. It enables you to easily create email, list all emails accounts, change email passwords, edit quota and more.

WooComposer – Premium Plugin $49

This is the only WooCommerce page builder that comes closest to being great. You have a drag-and-drop interface to create and customize WooCommerce layouts.


Social Feed – Free Plugin

Social Feed is one of the best Social Feed plugin to show your social feed from your social media accounts. Social feed plugin helps you to display Facebook feed, your twitter feed from your username or any hashtag, or your Instagram feed from your account or any Instagram hashtag, show your board pin from your Pinterest account and get your vk feed from VK account.

Awesome Changelog – Free Plugin

Create changelog for any post/product display via shortcode or automatically under post content.

Mighty Builder – Free Plugin

Mighty Builder is 100% pure drag and drop page builder. To use this page builder you don’t need any knowledge about coding. Just install this plugin and start building WordPress site.


WP Uptime Robot Monitor – Premium Plugin $16

WP Uptime Robot allows you to monitor your servers/websites uptime and downtime from the back end of WordPress in the dashboard. It uses the API so you don’t have to take up server resources to monitor the uptime/downtime. The uptime robot API key will give you up to 50 free monitors (websites) which can each be checked every 5 minutes which is plenty for most web admins. It supports HTTPS. Ping, Keyword, and Port checks.

WP Multi Store Locator Pro – Premium Plugin $24

WP Multi Store Locator Pro is if you are running some online WordPress based site and have multiple stores over there and want some smart search functionality with respect to location and categories or like then WP Store Locator Pro is what you are looking for. This plugin provides a number of options for admin in backend to manage their stores and sales manager for respective franchise. WP Store Locator Pro have awesome user interface and displays results with google map in front end. Its a complete package with lots of features like search stats, import/export functionality and much more..


WP Common Security Checklist – Free Plugin

WP Common Security Checklist enables you to quickly and easily to solve most common security problems on WordPress Websites.

WP Revision Master – Free Plugin

WP Revision Master is a powerful plugin to control over the default Revision functionality in WordPress.

WS Desk – Free Plugin

WSDesk is a customer support plugin which will enable direct and hassle-free interaction with your customers.

MarsMotion – Premium Plugin $60

MarsMotion is a powerful WooCommerce multi-vendor video marketplace system where you can put together all the tools required to build a complete video templates business.


Giveaway Boost – Free Plugin

Giveaway Boost allows your audience to enter to win physical products, digital products, or anything else!, you can set up this plugin in under five minutes and start running your first giveaway today. After a visitor enters your giveaway, they receive a special referrer link that they can use to receive more entries for your giveaway.

One Click SSL – Free Plugin

A simple and easy to use WordPress SSL plugin which will redirect all non-SSL pages to SSL and ensure that all resources on your SSL pages are loaded over SSL as well.

Magazine Builder – Premium Plugin $19

Magazine Builder is a premium WordPress plugin which brings magazine layouts, elements and features into your blog theme.

Design Like Pro – Premium Plugin $32

A premium wordpress plugin enabling users to create wide range of professional designs for your website and bog posts.


Donorbox – Free Plugin

Donorbox helps your organisation quickly embed an optimised recurring donation form into your site. Donorbox has a form builder that allows you to collect custom questions from your donor, ask your donor where to designate the donation, and dedicate the donation in honor of someone.

Task Manager Pro – Premium Plugin $25

Task Manager Pro is a full and functional task management plugin for WordPress.

FAST – Premium Plugin $26

The FAST WordPress plugin turns your site into the ultimate support system. It’s uses the latest technologies, FAST been built with Angluar 4 and uses the WordPress API to create a super fast user experience.

FAST gives you a complete support system with Unlimited Users, Envato Intergration, Slack Notifications & much more!


WP Server Info – Free Plugin

This plugin show the current versions from WordPress, PHP, Theme, Webserver and MySQL in the Backend Dashboard footer.

WP Nerd Toolkit – Free Plugin

With the WP NERD Toolkit you have powerful powerful tools on board and save you more plugins.

Flat Panel Admin Theme – Free Plugin

Tired of the same old admin theme? Give the WordPress dashboard we all know and love a boost, with a splash of color, and a more refined flat panel design. You can easily change the colors to reflect the look and feel that best suits you and your website.

WP Cloud – Premium Plugin $16

WP Cloud currently supports 3 storage solutions: Amazon S3, Imgur, and BlogSpot. Images are stored permanently and loaded faster as they are in the cloud.

Unlimited Addons – Premium Plugin $25

The biggest Addon bundle for WordPress with +600 addons and +20 Predefined Templates. All addons are totally unique, crafted individually to fit your WordPress website.


MailChimp Widget – Free

This widget will allow you to connect to your MailChimp account with your API key and you will be able to select the list you want your visitors to subscribe to.This widget can be used for all sorts of things, like: newsletter, lead capture, email sequence, and much more!The Widget will output an email input field and a submit button, that’s all you need to capture your visitor’s email address.

WP Tech Lookup – Free Plugin

WP Tech Lookup is a simple WordPress utiliy plugin. Once installed it will show important information including hosting server information, WordPress information, database information, file permissions and WordPress cron job information.

Maintenance Mode for WordPress – Premium Plugin – $19

Maintenance Mode for WordPress is the best way to create a “coming soon” page with a plugin, it can be effective in handling new under construction websites. It’s always a good idea to put your site into maintenance mode while you are making some changes to your site so that the users doesn’t see a broken site.

WooCommerce Advance Request A Quote – Premium Plugin $15

WooCommerce Advance Request A Quote is a WooCommerce Extension Plugin( Add-on Plugin) Which main features are Product Enquiry & Request A Quote for Single or Multiple/Bulk Products, Buttons Customization and Overall Shop Page and Product Details Page Customization.

Gravity Forms License Manager – Premium Plugin $49

Gravity Forms License Manager is a Gravityforms add-ons that allows you to sell Game License, itunes card, phone card, serial codes, License keys, Antivirus Keys, PIN or license your digital product such as Plugins and themes. This plugin is your ultimate solution to sell licenses on your site via Gravity Forms.


Markdown Editor – Free Plugin

Markdown Editor replaces the default WordPress editor with a Markdown editor for your posts and pages. This plugin uses the Jetpack Markdown module for converting Markdown into HTML and plays nicely with Jetpack if both plugins are installed.

Highcompress Image Compressor – Free Plugin

Highcompress is a powerfull tool to compress images without loosing quality.

WebStats – Premium Plugin $19

Web Stats plugin let you create your own dedicated website for Web Analysis and Worth Estimation services. It analyses the website against key metrics like SEO, Traffic, Rank, Social Engagement, and Performance. It can generate and save unlimited website reports.

Borlabs Cache – Premium Plugin $19

An easy to use yet powerful caching plugin for WordPress. Delivers your content in milliseconds, improves your ranking, and makes your visitors happy.

Grace – Premium Plugin $19

Grace is a WordPress plugin for creating graceful Instagram feed media walls of Instagram public posts. The plugin lets you aggregate and stream posts of Instagram accounts, hashtags and locations. And the great thing is that you can mix any of Instagram feeds in the same social media wall.


Theme Duplicator – Free Plugin

This plugin creates a duplicate copy of you selected theme.

Best Editor – Free Plugin

WordPress + TinyMCE + Font Awesome + Bootstrap This plugin will extends the buttons on the Visual Editor toolbar. It includes 20 plugins for WordPress Editor (TinyMCE)

Project Manager Pro – Premium Plugin $28

From organising, deadlines, task prioritising, team based assignments, chopping down work to the minimal bits and getting the work done with detailed progress reports, everything is possible with this Project Manager WordPress plugin.

WooCommerce Subscription Report – Premium Plugin $49

WooCommerce Subscription Report plug-in based on WooThemes Subscription Plugin which Shows various reports for WooCommerce Subscription based site.


WP Medium Editor – Free Plugin

WP Medium Editor is for those who love a simple interface to write with. It stripped most non-essential parts of what is present in the default editor.

WP Total Branding – Free Plugin

WP Total Branding is complete branding solution for your WordPress.

FluentChat – Free Plugin

FluentChat is a WordPress plugin. Period. It is NOT a thin wrapper for an expensive third-party cloud-based live chat app. No powered by links. No limit on operators. No monthly plans.

WordPress Migrator – Premium Plugin $34

WordPress migration plugin is the best plugin that can make your business achieve success rapidly. It fills the gaps that should not exist for your business to be a success. With WordPress migration plugin, you can be sure that you receive perfect solutions for every matter and all your needs are fulfilled.


WP Hashtagger – Free Plugin

This Plugin allows you to use #hashtags, @usernames and $cashtags in your posts.

VR Gallery – Free Plugin

This virtual reality WordPress plugin will help you make standard flat image galleries more innovative and creative transforming them into stylish VR technology content. To build a virtual reality photo gallery, you’ll need to add a shortcode with your custom attributes (no tech knowledge is needed) and choose images. This will instantly bring new virtual reality experience to your website. You don’t need to have any special gear for taking shots and creating VR galleries, every image you choose will be treated as VR-shot and can be moved around by site visitors.

Facebook Messenger Comments  – Premium Plugin $23

Facebook Messenger Comments is simple and lightweight plugin for WordPress platform that offers an opportunity to replace default WordPress comments with modern, new Facebook and Messenger style comment system. You can edit and modify user comments as you did it on the default comment system. The plugin has many features that making it one of the best comment system for the WordPress platform.

Bookme – Premium Plugin $29

Bookme is the multi-pourpose WordPress Responsive Appointment Booking and Scheduling plugin. Visitors to your site can check availability and make appointments for specific day(s) or time slots. Your customers can even search available properties or services for specific dates and pay online for their own bookings. You will receive email notifications and can manage the appointments in the intuitive and powerful booking admin panel.

WooCommerce Australia Post Shipping – Premium Plugin $59

WooCommerce Australia Post shipping plugin has been crafted in order to offer a superior online retail experience for store owners who need to make delivery to both domestic and global destinations from Australia.

Fingerprint – Premium Plugin $17

Fingerprint is a modern WordPress Admin Theme inspired by Google’s Metro design.


Login Designer – Free Plugin

Login Designer allows you to customize the login screen for accessing WordPress. What’s awesome about it is that it uses the native customizer options. Making customization a breeze, great for client projects or indeed stamping your own design on things.

Astoundify reCAPTCHA – Free Plugin

Google reCAPTCHA for WordPress.

Contact Form 7 Builder And Designer – Premium Plugin $19

With this plugin you don’t need to a programmer or developer to create form. Everybody can create form without TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE required. It has full of features that you need for your forms! You can just drag and drop elements easily the way.


The Best HandPicked Goodies for Designers & Developers from 2017: WordPress Plugins Edition