This is the sixth of my yearly roundup of What’s New for Designers & Developers for 2020, in this roundup, I will be focusing on showing you what some of the best WordPress plugins that been released during this year were. I want to mention that not every plugins for WordPress been featured in each of my roundups will be featured in today’s post, as I feel that this list could be enormous.

So for your piece of reading pleasure, I will be splitting up the best of these plugins into month of release. So lets get in to it.

January

StockPath – Plugin

Stockpack Stock Images In WordPress

This plugin creates a new media library tab which you can use to search stock images directly. It streamlines the process of finding and inserting stock images for WordPress editors.

Price: Free

WP Plugin Manager Pro – Plugin

Wp Plugin Manager Pro

This is a WordPress plugin that allows you to disable plugins for certain pages, posts or URI conditions. Sometimes you don’t need to load all the plugins for every page or post. Even if you do it drops the loading speed of your website drastically.

Price: $19.00

Energy+ – Plugin

Energy+ A Beautiful Admin Panel For Woocommerce

Energy+ gives you an e-commerce focused panel by simplifying and improving WordPress Admin and WooCommerce.

Price: $19.00

February

UsersWP ReCaptcha – Plugin

Userswp – Recaptcha

The UsersWP ReCaptcha plugin allows you to implement a super security captcha into forms like registration, login forms. UsersWP Re-Captcha protects your site against spam, malicious registrations and other forms of attacks where computers try to disguise themselves as a human.

Price: Free

Koko Analytics – Plugin

Koko Analytics

Koko Analytics is a privacy-friendly and 100% open source analytics plugin for WordPress. It doesn’t rely on any third-party services and scales up to thousands of page views per hour without any issues.

Price: Free

Contacter – Plugin

Contacter

Contacter is a WordPress Plugin designed for voice feedback form for any websites. The plugin allows you to go beyond the usual text messages and contact forms and get closer to your users. The plugin adds a voice recording button to any convenient place on the site. This can be useful for reviews, order comments or any questions.

Price: $19.00

March

Customer Email Verification for WooCommerce – Plugin

Customer Email Verification For Woocommerce

This Customer Email verification will reduce WooCommerce registration spam in your store and will require them to verify their email address by sending a verification link to the email address which they registered to their account.

Price: Free

Global DNS – Plugin

Global Dns Multiple Server Dns Lookup

Global DNS allows you to instantly check the DNS records across multiple servers. It provides an insight to end users on which server website is pointing to. It is also helpful to check the current DNS entries incase the DNS records are changed.

Price: $11.00

Age Verifier – Plugin

Wordpress Age Verification Plugin

WordPress Age Verifier widget Allow admin the easiest way to arrange a page load age verification popup that will check the age of your website visitors. This plugin will help make your website accessible for Allowable age users and hide it from the under-aged.

You can set the age limit, choose verification format, make short-code and embed the widget on all or specific pages, and choose the action after access denial. The style is also under your control, with paint-able elements and the option to upload pictures.

Price: $8.00

April

ChatBot – Plugin

Chatbot Wp Chat Bot Plugin For WordPress

ChatBot integration with WordPress allows you to create customer service chatbot without coding and place it on your website in an easy way.

Price: Free

Rusty Social Image Share – Plugin

Rusty Social Image Share

Rusty Social Image Share resizes your post thumbnail to perfectly fit to the Facebook Share dimensions whilst keeping your original image dimensions.

Price: Free

WP YouTube Manager Pro – Plugin

Wp Youtube Manager Pro

WP YouTube Manager Pro is the most advanced, flexible & easy to use YouTube plugin for WordPress that automatically fetches videos from YouTube channel and displays in beautiful video gallery on your site. Displays videos in grid view or masonry view. It also allows site admins to update video title, description and category on YouTube channel right from your wordpress site.

Price: $19.00

May

wpEasyDocs – Plugin

Wpeasydocs

wpEasyDocs is a document store & management plugin which will save you a lot of time and headache. Simply Drag and Drop the files you want to upload and soon you will be able to use the built-in editor to manage all the important properties of your documents with just a few clicks.

Price: Free

WP DeskLite – Plugin

Wp Desk Lite

WP Desklite is a simple, easy to use, web-based customer helpdesk, and support ticket system. Users can create a ticket from the front-end. WP Desklite comes packed with a bunch of features that help you to run a support ticket with no extra cost.

Price: Free

WP Appointment – Plugin

Wp Appointment

WP Appointment is an easy to use and powerful scheduling tool for service providers. It gives you an automatic booking and online scheduling of your services, saving your time and money. Moreover, it supports a wide range of services provided by businesses, individuals that provide online booking services through websites.

Price: $15.00

June

Zion Builder – Plugin

Zion Builder

Built and designed by Hogash team, the creator of famous WordPress theme Kallyas, this plugin is the newest page builder on the market that comes with tools to build an outstanding WordPress website

Price: Free

BruteBank – Plugin

Brute Bank

BruteBank is an interactive firewall plugin that allows WordPress owners and server administrators to receive real time threat notifications via a mobile app. This app then allows for immediate threat mitigation by blocking attacking IP addresses.

Price: Free

SakolaWP – Plugin

Sakolawp Is A WordPress School Management System

SakolaWP is WordPress School Management System is the best plugin to manage the school activity like school routine, attendance, exam, homework, etc. The system has different access rights for Admin, Teacher, Student and Parent.

Price: $29.00

July

Bulletin – Plugin

Bulletin

Publish a slick announcement banner across your WordPress website or WooCommerce shop. Extend with icons, countdowns, placement rules and more!

Price: Free

Auto YouTube – Plugin

Auto Robot

Auto YouTube to WordPress is a flexible WordPress Plugin make you can generate WordPress posts from YouTube. This plugin comes with built in options that you can use to generate different posts as you needed.

Price: $15.00

August

Private Workroom – Plugin

Private Workrooms

WordPress plugin for small businesses and freelancers that allows you to easily bill and receive payments online. Start to sell services online with “Private Workrooms”!

Price: Free

Jetpack CRM – Plugin

Jetpack Crm

Jetpack CRM is a new lightweight CRM (with all sorts of plugins and add-onds already) built on top of WordPress.

Price: Free to $30.00 per month

WhizzChat – Plugin

Whizz Chat WordPress Plugin

WhizzChat is a universal WordPress Chat Plugin that can allow your users to chat with each other on your website or can with the Admin and it can work with any custom post type.

Price: $39.00

September

Wubtitle – Plugin

Wubtitle

Wubtitle is the all-in-one plugin for dealing with video-to-text tasks in WordPress. Save tons of time automatically subtitling and transcribing your videos or instantly converting YouTube subtitles to plain text. Get started for free!

Price: Free

ThriveDesk – Plugin

Thrivedesk

ThriveDesk is easy to use yet powerful helpdesk plugin for WordPress. Your team can colloborate on conversation and help customer faster than ever. ThriveDesk is everything you need to convert, support, and delight your customers.

Price: Free

BeeMail – Plugin

Beemail

BeeMail is an All-in-one and fully-featured email marketing plugin for WordPress with or without WooCommerce. With BeeMail, you have a powerful digital marketing and sales funnels management platform right in your WordPress with all capabilities like: contact & list management, email marketing, form design & publishing.

Price: $49.00

October

WP Umbrella – Plugin

Wp Umbrella

WP Umbrella is the best monitoring tool for WordPress. Monitors uptime, performance and PHP errors generated by theme and plugins. Get notified when downtimes and timeout happen.

Prevent and troubleshoot errors generated by theme and plugins. WP Umbrella also provides you with WordPress Health checks because you’re better safe than sorry!

Price: Free

Add to Calendar – Plugin

Add To Calendar

Add to Calendar is now available as a WordPress plugin. This plugin provides a simple and flexible way for your users to add your events to their calendars. It has designed for event/seminar organizer to add an Add to Calendar button to their WordPress website. Right choice for Event Professionals, Developers & Agencies, Small Businesses, Community Organizations and other purpose.

Price: $25.00

November

WPActivity – Plugin

Wp Activity

WPActivity provides valuable stats for actions your users/visitors take on your site, such as:Logins/Signups, Searches (Including search term), Comments, Bad URLs, not found errors, Administration logs (Changes to posts, pages, library, settings etc.) and Plugin actions (newsletter subscriptions, new forum topics, replies etc.)

Price: $12.00

Live – Plugin

Live WordPress Media Library Folders

With this plugin, you can easily create folders, collections, and galleries for your pictures to organize your media library properly. Next time you’re looking for a file, it’s just a click away in the file manager.

Price: $9.00

December

Admin UI – Plugin

Admin Ui Custom Admin Dashboard For WordPress

WordPress is a very powerful CMS. It has huge ecosystem (plugins, themes, community). Can be used for almost any kind of website / application.But the default admin area’s UI / theme doesn’t look good. It can be improved. You might want to use this custom admin ui plugin to provide smoother and more beautiful UI for your WordPress admin area.

Price: Free

Blocs Developer – Plugin

Blocs Developer

This plugin is intended for use with the website and WordPress theme builder Blocs For Mac. It expands the WordPress json API and adds additional endpoints for greater integration with the Blocs design environment. This plugin is only required during the development phase and is not required once a theme is exported from Blocs and installed into WordPress.

Price: Free

Boat and Yacht Charter Booking System – Plugin

Boat And Yacht Charter Booking System For WordPress

Boat and Yacht Charter Booking System is a powerful WordPress watercraft booking plugin for businesses of all sizes.

It will work well in a small water equipment rental, e.g. renting rowing boats, kayaks or pedal boats, as well as the main booking system for marina service. The plugin will handle a large number of vessels and an unlimited number of locations.

Price: $40.00

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What’s New for Designers & Developers from 2020: WordPress Plugins