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Here’s once again is another monthly roundup of the very best free and paid for WordPress Plugins & Themes that have been released in May 2013.

It doesn’t matter what you want to accomplish on your WordPress site, there is probably a WordPress plugin that willing to allow you modify your site, or you may want to change your site appearance to with a new & visually amazing wordpress theme. So in today’s WordPress Wednesday post you will find 10 great wordpress plugins and 10 great wordpress themes.

Free & Premium Plugins

1. WPEden Form Builder – Free


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.

2. News CPT – Free


This plugin add a News custom post type to your WordPress site. Now you can keep your press releases or time-sensitive announcements in a separate list, without having to juggle categories or tags.

3. Pay with a Tweet – Free


This plugin create buttons so that your visitors can download files after posting on his twitter the message you choose. You can display different buttons using shortcodes or the widget included.

4. FyreBox Shortcode – Free

FyreBox Shortcode

The Fyrebox Shortcode plugin allows you to easily integrate a html5 game widget that you have built on into your WordPress Blog by using a WordPress shortcode. Use it like that in your blog post: [fyrebox gid=GAME_ID gt=GAME_TYPE /]. The shortcode for your game is located in the “publish” page of your page that you can access on the dashboard

5. Media Library Custom Fields – Free


This plugin is intended for WordPress theme and plugin developers who want to create a complex image presentations or galleries and require a few additional fields not provided by Media Library.


Lightspot Slider

Lightspot Slider is a WordPress plugin that allows you easy and fast to create and control image slider for your page header.



The “WP PRO Invoicing System” WordPress Plugin allows you to create invoices on your WordPress site. It has many powerfull features to handle invoices on your website. You can easily Create/ Edit/ Manage/ Export/ Send/ Track/ Report/ … your invoices in just a few clicks.



WP Awesome Support is a great WordPress support plugin.  With it’s advanced support features, you will be able to increase your customer satisfaction by using a great support plugin on your WordPress site.



This plugin helps you to collect and show marketplace items’ information automatically and immediately on your site. Of course with your referral link. Therefore you don’t need to waste your time for creating posts with new marketplace items.



This plugin will generate and load smaller images for devices with a smaller screen width. By using lazy load the images won’t be loaded untill they enter the screen of the visitor. These techniques will make your website much faster and saves you a lot of bandwidth.

Free & Premium Themes

1. Ryu – Free


Ryu is a clutter-free theme for personal bloggers. It has a great readability with a large font size, and the one-column layout is perfect for displaying large images. Optional widgets are located at the top panel with social media links and a search field. Background color for an image post will automatically match the uploaded image in the post.

2. Nano Blogger


Nano blogger is a search engine optimized blog framework for WordPress. It supports custom header, custom background, 2 custom menu, two sidebar widget area, and unlimited plugins. It has two different template for both Pages and Blogs, so you can call seperate blog page into any of your site page. Gorgeous and soothing look is ideal for blog and even for your website.

3. Canoical – Free


Canonical is a Child Theme built for Responsive. Theme incorporates all Responsive’s functionalities and it features clean, modern look.

4. Syn – Free


Child theme of Destro which is a Responsive WordPress magazine theme with 3 home page layouts, 300×250 ads, 125×125 ads, 8 premade (Black, Blue, Red, brown, pink, white and Green) ready to use color schemes/skins, 2 page layouts including a full width page template, featured posts, social icons, twitter updates, threaded comments and widget support.

5. Discover – Free


A very neat and clean orange and white business theme. The theme is fully responsive that looks great on any device. The theme supports widgets. And features theme-options, threaded-comments and multi-level dropdown menu. A simple and neat typography. Uses WordPress custom menu, header image, and background. Get free support on



Intime is a simple & spacious news/magazine theme for WordPress. The design and layout is simple and subtle enough to be a fine fit whether you have a personal blog, a digital magazine, or a community news site.



Studio Web Design is a responsive sortable WordPress Portfolio single template perfect to promote your work. It’s designed for any corporate agency, creative studio or for personal portfolio.



Created specifically for musicians and bands, GIG is a custom solution to enable you to display pages for band members, your music, events, blog and even crowd funding for your musical projects with support for the Ignition Deck premium plugin.  A color picker allows you to easily alter the accent color.

Pages you create can each have their own unique sidebar image.  XML dummy data import is available and the file comes complete with language mo/po files for easy translation.  Gig is a beautiful experience on not just the desktop but tablets and smartphones such as the iPad and iPhone.



«Diamond» is the WordPress template, which is made in a modern style. Keeping pace with the times we offer a truly high-quality solution. Combined with a thoughtful and carefully elaborated design, «Diamond» will leave no one to be indifferent. Using this theme you can not only increase conversions quality and number of positive reviews but also make a pretty good surprise to your customers.



CreativePearl is a powerful responsive WordPress Theme, best suited for photographers and creatives who use portfolios to effectively present their work. CreativePearl theme is powered by the advanced Theme Options panel, which provides tons of options to manage and modify any aspect of the theme.


WordPress Wednesday – 20 Best Plugins & Themes from May 2013