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It’s the first Wednesday of the new month and you know what time it is, It’s time for us once again to see what were some of the best free and paid for plugins and themes that you could find though the whole month of January.

Below in today’s WordPress Wednesday round up you will see what were some of the best plugins and themes that people have used to either build up or refresh an already existing WordPress site for either ourselves or for a client.

In this month’s plugins roundup you will find 6 free and premium plugins that does things like adding a Booking/Reservation system in your WooCommerce site, a plugin that allows you to set Easy Footnotes to a add on plugin for Visual Composer which allows all the business owners of a WordPress site to have their hours display easier than ever.

and the second part of this roundup are the themes, down below for the themes roundup you will find 6 of the best themes that suits any occasion such as themes for businesses, blogs, magazine, creative minds or those who are powered by WooCommerce, we have a theme that suits anything that has features such as unlimited colour schemes, support for WooCommerce, themes that has a simple drag n drop page builder.

Plugins (Free & Premium)

1. BRS – Booking & Reservation System (WooCommerce) – Free


BRS is a user-friendly booking plugin built with WooCommerce, that allows you to integrate a booking / reservation system into your WordPress site. Whether you’re running a real estate agency, car rental, hotel… BRS plugin is the ideal solution for your business.

2. AffiliateWP – Free


The AffiliateWP plugin allows you to set a global referral rate which all affiliates share. For integrations that support per-product referral rates, affiliates can earn different commissions based on which product/s are purchased. This plugin will also allows you to set referral rates on a per-affiliate level which will override any per-product referral rate. Affiliate Product Rates expands this even further, allowing different per-product referral rates on a per-affiliate level.

3. Easy Footnotes – Free


Easy Footnotes let’s you add footnotes throughout your WordPress posts by using the shortcode [note]Footnote content.[/note]. Easy Footnotes will automatically add the number of the footnote where the shortcode was entered and add the full footnote text to the bottom of your post in an ordered list with a corresponding number.

Hovering the footnote label will show the user the full text of the footnote using the jQuery Qtip2 plugin. Clicking on the footnote label will take the user down the page to the corresponding footnote at the bottom of the WordPress post. Each footnote at the bottom of the post has a icon that can be clicked to return to that particular footnote within the post copy.



Social Profile Pop – Instagram Edition let’s you drive traffic from your website to your Instagram channel by showcasing it in an impressive way. It is the one stop solution to presenting your Instagram account or profile to the visitors of your website. Just connect to your Instagram account and the plugin will pull in all required data to show a clean popover featuring your main profile information and your most recent post to your audience.



Weight Based Shipping is a simple yet flexible shipping method for WooCommerce focused mainly on cart weight (but not limited to) to calculate shipping cost. Plugin allows you to add multiple rules based on varying conditions.



This easy to use add-on lets you add an awesome business / office opening hours table via Visual Composer with a blink of an eye. Just install this add-on and create responsive opening hour tables to inform your customers. Upload your clock icon and customise it at ease.(Please note that you must have Visual Composer before buying this add, if you don’t you can )

Themes (Free & Premium)

1. Constructzine Lite – Free


Constructzine Lite is a free responsive, business, high-resolution theme built with construction companies in mind, featuring a pixel perfect design, large images, and easy to read typography that scales to fit all screens. Other features include optional social menu, sidebar, footer widgets and blog template.All options are using WordPress Theme Customiser feature so you can watch changes live.

2. Indie – Free


Indie is beautiful free blogging theme based on the popular premium Indie Pro theme. This theme has been made with Scottish spirit and love and has the same high standards you expect from a premium theme. This theme invites you to create a personal bespoke website with tonnes of customisable options presented in a simple and intuitive manner.

3. Lawyeria Lite – Free


Lawyeria Lite is a free business WordPress Theme, super clean and fully responsive design. Coded with care in HTML5 & CSS3, is easy to customise and well documented. Can be used to build a lawyer website, the homepage contact form along with the email/phone highly visible generate a great conversion rate.



StyleBlog is clean, easy-to-use blog or magazine WordPress theme with fully responsive layout. Theme is suited for blog websites and theme includes lots of features like Drag & Drop page builder, unique page builder blocks, support for WooCommerce etc. You will receive a detailed documentation along with additional features like Infinite Scroll and Unlimited Colour Schemes. All functions are based on solid backend framework.



iPress is an awesome WordPress theme that created on design flat, modern and elegant. It’s ideal for Gamers, News, Magazine, Ad, Review and blogging websites. Powerful Page Builder and Advanced theme options. It’s very flexible, fully customisable. Fully responsive design. Full support RTL languages like persian, arabic, hebrew, etc. Demo content included. Review system. Get SmartMag today and be setup in minutes!



CVX is a multipurpose, elegant and well crafted one page portfolio for creative professionals. Anyone can showcase their personal resume, work history, projects and other personal information beautifully using CVX. Though CVX is primarily developed for showcasing portfolio elements, however it can be creatively used to display other essential information for SME business and artistic people. If you want your personal site to be noticeable among others, CVX can be your ultimate choice.


WordPress Wednesday – 12 Best Plugins & Themes from January 2015