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Here’s once again is another monthly roundup of the 12 Top free and premium for WordPress Plugins that have been released in September 2013.

It doesn’t matter what you want to accomplish on your WordPress site, there is probably a WordPress plugin that will allow you to do it such as protecting yourself from spammers, fighting piracy with the DMCA sender plugin, changing widgets in different wordpress pages,  an all in one security for your site, emailing your woocommerce cart to yourself, creating a facebook contest through wordpress, creating an unlimited grid and pinterest style galleries and those are just a few plugins  that you’ll find below in Today’s WordPress Wednesday post that’s features 6 free & 6 premium plugins.

Free Plugins

1. Captcha Bank

Captcha Bank

Captcha Bank is a powerful captcha protection for WordPress login, lost password, registration, and comment forms.  It protects your website from spam by means of logic, easily understood by human beings.  You will not have to spend your precious time on annoying attempts to understand hard-to-read words, combinations of letters or pictures that make your eyes pop up.

2. WooCommerce Sales by Country

WooCommerce Sales by Country

WooCommerce Sales by Country simply adds a report page to display country specific product sales report. The plugin comes with an extra report page which allows you to show sales report by country. You’ll find this option at very end of WooCommerce plugin’s report section.

3. DMCA Sender

DMCA Sender

Utility plugin to help people fight piracy. List your products and add warez links sharing them illegally. DMCA Sender will notify automatically file hosters and helps you tracking takedowns.

4. Metro Style Social Widget

Metro Style Social Widget

A light weight wordpress widget that displays Metro Style social network icons in Sidebar and links to your social network profiles.  Add button option will display the Like / Follow button on the Social icons so that your users can immediately Like / Follow your page or profile without leaving your site.

Since every one use Facebook, Google+ , Twitter and RSS, we made them as default and other network as optional.  If needed you can display Linkedin, Youtube and Pinterest else choose don’t show option in widget settings.

Responsive design, Plugin will automatically fit within your siderbar width else you can specify width for the widget.

5. OnePress Social Locker

OnePress Social Locker

Social Locker is a set of social buttons and a locker in one bottle. It allows you to lock a part of content on a web page until a user clicks one of the social buttons (Facebook Like, Tweet Button, Google +1) and help you to get more likes/tweets/+1s, traffic and customers!

6. WooSidebars


With WooSidebars, it’s possible to change the widgets that display in a sidebar (widgetized area) according to a context (for example, a specific page, a specific blog post, certain categories or the search results screen). Setting up a custom widget area to display across multiple conditions is as easy as a few clicks.

Premium Plugins

1. WP Security Manager – $14

WP Security Manager

WP Security Manager is a WordPress plugin that provides all in one security solutions to your WP site.

2. Booking Bank – $18

Booking Bank - WordPress Appointment Plugin

Booking Bank is an Ultimate Appointments Booking Plugin suitable for WordPress running Sites that will make your life not only simpler but even more faster and more systematic in handling your appointments.

Booking Bank has the ability to handle unlimited number of appointments and has become a necessary tool for all WordPress users! We have several important features like Dashboard from where user can manage everything from one menu. We have a very user friendly interface with robust code and uncountable important features.

Booking Bank will allow business owners to add/customize services they provide, add/remove staff members who provide them together with relative prices and the services duration. Our plugin also serves the purposes of Group bookings.

3. Live News – $11

Live News

Live News is a WordPress plugin inspired from the news ticker used by broadcast television stations to communicate the latest news, financial news, weather warnings, election results, etc.  This plugin updates the news with jQuery and AJAX in real time and your users will be able to see your latest news without updating the page.

4. Email Cart for WooCommerce – $15

Email Cart for WooCommerce

WooCommerce Email Cart is a super useful plugin which allows you to send a pre-populated WooCommerce Cart to a customer’s email address ready and waiting for checkout.

The customer can then checkout straight away or continue shopping, adding to the cart or editing what is already in it.

You are also able to select whether the link goes to the Cart page or the Checkout page and a live output of the link is always available for you to copy and use in any other application, such as a newsletter, support email, ad or promotion.

5. WordPress Facebook Contest – $25

Wordpress Facebook Contest Plugin

With this plugin you are allow to easily create facebook contests. This is a great way to make people share and promote your site. This page lives on your facebook page and you can even integrate this plugin with mailchimp

6. Grid FX – $15

Grid FX - Ultimate Grid Plugin for WordPress

Grid FX plugin is an ultra-customizable plugin that lets you create unlimited grid and pinterest style galleries in minutes. Grid FX can be used to present your blog posts, custom post types, WooCommerce products, custom products, image galleries and attachments, videos, product features, client showcase, portfolios, team members, screenshots, etc. in a nice grid or pinterest style that is fully responsive.

Grid FX comes with full documentation, and more than 80+ custom options to fully customize the grid appearance. With the available customization options, you can use Grid FX to present anything easily and effectively.


WordPress Wednesday – 12 Top WordPress Plugins from September 2013