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One of the best things about running any type of WordPress site is the endless list of plugins that can provide some new sort of enhanced functionality over the other to improve your site overall experience for the visitor.

Today’s WordPress features 15 new WordPress Plugins that been developed and released within the Plugin Directory in this Month (May 2013)

1. SoundCloud Master


SoundCloud is the new music network on the block that allows users to create, record and share sounds and music with family, friends and the world. SoundClound Master was specially built for wordpress in iframe and integrates perfectly in any widget position and template color scheme.

2. Plugin Protector

plugin protector

Plugin Protector is a light-weight admin tool that adds a layer of protection when updating and deleting plugins. If you’ve ever added custom code to a plugin and want to protect against accidentally updating and overwriting your customizations, this plugin will allow you to mark individual plugins as ‘Protected’. When protected, update or deletion requests for a plugin will trigger an admin notice confirming your action.

3. Gallery Bank


Create responsive and filterable portfolios with ease on your website. Gallery Bank comes with masonry layout, is designed to adapt each portfolio to any situation and is mobile optimized for responsive themes.

4. SEO Content Helper


SEO Content Helper is your assistant when writing awesome content with search engines in mind. Everything should be super easy. We try to make a small, fast plugin, saving space on disc and on screen.

5. WP User Frontend – Reloaded


Based on WP User Frontend by Tarek Hasan. This plugin adds more features to the original plugin such as private posts and custom taxonomies.

6. WPEden Form Builder

WPEden Form Builder

WPEden Form Builder Plugin packed with all required features you will need to build a form. Unlike other form builder plugin it avoided all unnecessary complexity and will give you a easy and comfortable option for building your form using drag and drop method. No HTML or CSS knowledge required.

7. StaticPress


This plugin will transform your WordPress into an static website and blog

8. A Better Planet

A Better Planet

A Better Planet is a widget for your dashboard which will show up to date news, tutorials and resources from over 30 contributing sites. For more information about the project visit the official site:

9. Styles


WordPress has lots of beautiful themes, but personalizing a design can be difficult and time-intensive. Styles changes that. Styles gives you creative control in one consistent interface – the WordPress theme customizer. Styles lets you make your site your own.

10. Blue Utopia


Blue Utopia allows you to sign up, volunteer or rapid sign up to your blue utopia system. You must have a Blue Utopia account to use this plugin.

11. Plug Intelligence


A plugin to help navigate the WordPress plugin directory by filtering the results based on ratings and other criteria.

12. Advanced Custom Fields – Contact Form 7 Field]advanced-custom-fields-contact-form-7-field

This plugin will add  a ‘Contact Form 7’ field type for the Advanced Custom Fields WordPress plugin.  You can store one or multiple contact forms in an advanced custom field.  With this plugin you can also disable one or more forms to prevent them from being selected. The fields are returned as Contact Form 7 markup. This plugin is compatible with both ACT v3 & v4.

13. Pinterest Master


Pinterest Master adds the follow me on pinterest, pin it button, show pinterest profile and show pinterest board to your wordpress website.

14. Relief Splash Page


Adds a splash page to all entry pages (any page on your site) to encourage donations to the Red Cross for disaster relief. You can control the messaging, and the splash page is permanently dismissed after one viewing.

15. Coming Soon / Maintenance mode Ready


The Coming Soon / Maintenance mode Ready! plugin is the best solution for your website, while it’s under construction.  Professional and simple way to setup launch page, this plugin works with any theme on any hosting.



WordPress Wednesday – 15 New Plugins From The Plugins Directory