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Today marks the last WordPress Wednesday for 2018, and it’s a great time to take a look back through at all the WordPress Wednesday roundups that got posted on SomeWhat Creative during the year.

For ease of reading I’ve split them up into two types of lists so in the first list are showcasing all the best free & premium WordPress plugins, down below in the plugin list I’ve have included a bunch of WordPress plugins such as some great WooCommerce plugins, some new WordPress contact form plugins to some great shortcode plugins, security/performance based plugins and WordPress page builder plugins.

And for the WordPress themes sections, you will all free, and premium WordPress themes from 2018 that include nearly every type of themes that you may need, themes such as business styled themes, WordPress themes for products, blogging themes, multipurpose themes, and WooCommerce supported themes.

Plugins – Free & Premium

Modern Slider

Modern Slider allows anyone, beginner or expert, to create image slides and add the image sider to any element on a WordPress page by targeting its container (selector).

This allows for huge customisation, as you’re not placing the slider anywhere. Instead, you are specifying where it goes.

Price: Free

The GDPR Framework

An Easy to use tools to help make your website GDPR-compliant, the GDPR is a whopping 88 pages of legal text.

Becoming compliant takes a lot more than just adding a couple of checkboxes to your forms! With help from Triniti, one of the top business and IT law firms in Europe, This plugin was written as thorough guide for making WordPress sites compliant with minimal effort.

Price: Free

WP Job Openings

The plugin is designed after carefully analysing hundreds of job listing layouts and methods. The plugin authors just picked the best features out of the all and built a plugin that’s super simple to use and extendible to a high performing recruitment tool.

The first version of the plugin comes with two layouts – Grid and List which are designed carefully according to the modern design and User Experience principles. Highlight of the plugin is its totally flexible filter options. You will not realise its power until you start using it.

Price: Free

WP Airdrop Manager

WP Airdrop Manager is a plugin allows you add and manager Airdrop, Bounty Hunt and ICO projects. Best fit for Cryptocurrency Affiliate site or Magazine or blog about Crypto.

Price: Free

WooCommerce Thumbnails Slider

A WooCommerce extension that display thumbnails slider when the product has many gallery images or many variable product images. It’s smooth and light, responsive display. It also does not needs to change woocommerce js core and template files to work.

Price: Free

WP Serverless Forms

Replace PHP form actions with API and WebHook driven services such IFTTT, Basin, FormKeep, Formspree, custom Endpoints and more.

Price: Free

Themify Builder

The Themify Builder is the most powerful and easy to use page designer and builder for WordPress. Design any layout that you can imagine with its drag and drop interface, and with live preview, you can see everything come together right in front of your eyes. Just select, drag and drop, and you’ve built beautiful pages.

The Builder is modular in design and is optimised for better performance resources. It’s also SEO friendly, translatable, and supports multi-site networks.

Price: Free

Everest Forms

Everest Forms plugin provides you with an easy way to create any kind of forms including contact forms. Drag and Drop fields make ordering and creating forms so easy that even a beginner to WordPress can create beautiful forms within minutes. The plugin is a lightweight, extendible and 100% mobile responsive.

Price: Free

Skytells Guard

WordPress itself is a very secure platform. However, it helps to add some extra security and firewall to your site by using a security plugin that enforces a lot of good security practices.The Skytells Guard plugin reduces security risk by checking for vulnerabilities, and by implementing and enforcing the latest recommended WordPress security practices and techniques.

Price: Free

Press Events

Designed to be the ultimate free events calendar and management plugin for WordPress. Press Events allows you to start creating and sharing events in minutes, with its simple and modern interface.

Price: Free

WP Auto Tests

WPAutoTests is a wordpress plugin and automated browser testing tool that goes beyond site and server ping monitoring. With WPAutoTests, you can schedule tests to automatically check your WordPress site with a real browser and confirm that actual content is successfully loaded on the page.

Price: Free


The most powerful and advance visual styling plugin. This plugin gives you to customize any page or post design without codding. Click on an element or add a custom selector to start customizing. Change an element color, line height, letter spacing, and more. instantly with live preview.

Price: Free

Facebook Reactions For WordPress

Facebook Reactions is simple and lightweight Ajax powered plugin for WordPress platform that offers an opportunity to give people more ways to express themselves and share their reaction to your content.

Price: $20.00

Media Folders Manager for WordPress

Media Folders Manager for WordPress was born to help you overcome the obstacle. This plugin gives you the ability to easily organize your files in media library of your site. With this tool in hand, you’ can manage and arrange thousands of images, audios, videos, and other files in your media library.

Price: $19.00

Everest Admin Theme

Everest Admin Theme is a plugin that makes your WordPress website’s admin dashboard look non-WordPess. Though WordPress itself is great, many of you might want to white-label the WP Admin dashboard and give it a complete different look, rearrange the menus and stuff and make it more customized for you and your clients.

Price: $21.00

Car Rental Booking System for WordPress

Car Rental Booking System is a powerful online reservation WordPress plugin which provides all the tools and features needed to run your car rental business. The booking process is based on simple step-by-step navigation and you can manage it using the intuitive administration panel.

Price: $29.00

Hotel Booking System

Hotel booking system is a plugin that is dedicated booking platform for hotel room booking. This plugin has a robust administrative area and a user friendly front-end with booking capability and payments.

Price: $25.00

WP Cleaner Pro

WP Cleaner Pro is a premium WordPress plugin, the most efficient and easy plugin that can be used to clean and optimise your WordPress database, making your website faster.

Price: $15.00

Visual Restaurant Reservation

Create your own visual reservation system for your restaurant or cafe. With this plugin, you have an opportunity to create tables and seats by yourself on our grid, which is the main feature and is great.

With the help of Drag & Drop method, you will be able to drag different kinds of tables on the grid of your restaurant and manage to count the maximum number of seats at each table as well as the number of tables.

The visitors to your restaurant will decide what kind of table shape they prefer and then they will choose the table location in relation to the other tables on the grid.

Price: $19.00

CP Live Search

CP Live Search combine AJAX Search & Filter with the Smart Search Algorithm (SSA). The perfect combination will turn query to money. CP Live Search will provide you a strong power of the giant features: Speed, Accuracy, Design, Easy.

Price: $29.00


LatePoint is a simple and intuitive appointment booking plugin that is focused on your customers, making it incredibly simple to schedule an appointment with just a couple of clicks.

Price: $29.00


Create Events beautifully and smartly with EventCal.EventCal is WordPress Event and Calendar plugin what developed for create and manage events for any website. It is a fully responsive, fully customized by custom settings panel.It can create event calender, event filters

Price: $15.00

IPIDO Admin Theme

IPIDO Admin is the most complete and fully powered WP admin theme that we have ever made. With IPIDO you will forget that you are using WordPress as fast as lightning. Customising your admin area has never been so easy, with so many options, easy to use and with the possibility to change everything in seconds.

Along with White Label Branding features, IPIDO Admin comes with more than 20 awesome built-in admin themes, the ability to customise them or create an entirely new one with the included Theme Customizer. Built-in login themes plus more themes will be added with each update.

Price: $15.00

Themes – Free & Premium

Gaming Mag

Gaming Mag is a child theme of News Vibrant modern magazine WordPress theme, with creative design and powerful features that let you write articles and blog posts with ease. Use the Customizer to add your own background, page layout, site width and more.

Price: Free

WP Diary

WP Diary is a theme crafted for your blog, portfolio or news magazine. It has a unique, modern, light and clean design which will make your website look awesome. It is completely built on Customizer which allows you to customise most of the theme settings easily with live previews.

Price: Free


Adelin is a beautiful blogging theme, that is easy to customise such the theme colours, layouts, images, and more. You can display multiple featured posts as a post lists and carousel slider and like many great other WordPress themes this one is compatible with the following plugins: Contact Form 7, Yoast SEO, Gravity Forms, W3 Total Cache, WP Rocket.

Price: Free

Advanced Portfolio

Advance Portfolio is a clean, sleek and creative WordPress theme for building a portfolio website in the easiest possible way. It has various post formats like image, gallery, video, link to display posts in different styles. The theme is fully responsive and cross-browser compatible to adapt seamlessly on several devices and browsers.

Price: Free


Podcast is a WordPress theme intended for podcasts, youtubers, streamers, radio hosts, comedians, influencers and bloggers. Podcast theme comes with 7 built-in color palettes and the theme let’s you put the sidebar on the left or on the right.

Price: Free

Madd Magazine

Madd Magazine unique and fully responsive theme for magazine, newspapers or professional blogs. Madd Magazine has a build in responsive slider, with image or video option.

Price: Free


Surely is a clean WordPress theme for blogging, it can be for personal, travel, food or any other blog. Designed by focusing on readability.

Price: Free

Creative Gem

Creative Gem is a creative minimalist WordPress Theme for creative people which showcase your work in best way. Creative Gem is a high performance theme it’s help to load your website lightning fast.

Price: Free

The Movers Lite

The Movers lite WordPress theme specially crafted for movers and packers business. This theme is built with modern design and few options in customizer so you can make a decent website for your business.

Price: Free

Music Lite

Music Lite is the perfect theme for bands, singers, instrumentalists, DJs and musical artists of any type or genre. The theme features the ability to add tour dates, and works seamlessly with the native WordPress audio player. Additionally, the Organic Customizer Widgets plugin can be used to build pages with custom content sections for displaying albums, band members and more.

Price: Free


Create the hand-crafted look you have been dreaming about with POFO & WordPress. A beautifully developed Theme for use in Agencies, Creative teams, Photographers, Artists and Corporate Business with WooCommerce, Responsive Design, Multiple layouts and Drag & Drop Page Builder functionality with Visual Composer.

Price: $39.00


Ombra is created by heart to be ultra-professional, smooth and exquisite, with an impeccable, modern and flexible layout. And as any muse that enjoys living on mysterious mountains or hills, we did our best to raise Ombra on the untold heights of beauty and performance.

Price: $49.00


Niobe is an extremely good looking and highly responsive solution for the specialists across the sports and nutrition fields and personal training. The theme is a great aid for personal gym and fitness trainers, nutrition advisers and coaches, for nutrition bloggers, owners of food magazines, fitness enthusiasts, etc.

Price: $59.00


Maketon is Marketing WordPress theme for marketer which have many useful features to allow you build a creative,personal,branding, marketing , seo blogs in a few minutes! Maketon was designed by our talents and passion, we take care any details to make it look perfect.

Price: $59.00


Blogman is a minimal WordPress Personal Blog Theme its come with very beautiful colour and design and it has potential to fit for every blogger’s need, lots of customisation using theme options. Easy to change colour at any place.

Price: $59.00


Tusant is a WordPress theme dedicated for Podcasting, Music Streaming, and just about any other audio or video purpose you might think of. The theme supports multiple podcasts, unlimited episodes, support for Audio Playlists and muc more. It’s a great tool for Podcasters specifically as Tusant supports all major podcasting plugins.

This theme is great both for beginners and for WordPress experts – You can easily choose from dozens of design options and display your content in a unique and customised way. Tusant offers full-color customisation and font controls so you can create a custom website for your own brand in seconds. The theme supports the Elementor page builder, one of the greatest, fastest page builders out there, and it is even free and open-source! Tusant includes its own set of add-ons and templates for Elementor to make your job even easier!

Price: $69.00


ReaLand is a professional solution for real estate businesses, who’d like to improve their online presence, attract new clients and make it easier for people to find them. If you’re going to sell houses and apartments online, provide rental services, or create property listings, ReaLand might be the right choice for you.

Price: $59.00


Bomby is a multi-purpose, clean, creative, fully responsive and powerful WordPress Theme. The theme has included multiple header layouts, Revolution Slider plugin, drag & drop visual page builder (Visual Composer), powerful theme options panel, video backgrounds, parallax, many elements, 600+ Google Font and more. Great modern design and Powerful features makes Bomby irresistible. Bomby is the best choice for you to create a business, creative agency or personal portfolio, photography or a blogging website.

Price: $59.00


Warhol is an elegant, versatile theme that gives you the tools you need to express who you are and what your business does in a professional and coherent manner. To help you get started with this theme include 8 homepage layouts, 8 unique heros, and some 100+ content blocks that you can use to tailor Warhol to your needs and preferences.

Price: $49.00


If you want to sell your items such as templates, arts, tutorials, music, ebooks, stock photography, stock footage, themes, plugins, code snippets, Softwares or digital services then Mayosis is for you.

Price: $58.00


Glitche is fully customisable and very flexible, unlimited colors schemes, live drag and drops layouts. Theme compatible with premium ACF Pro plugin.  This theme is perfect to promote yourself and your business, focused for: personal, portfolio, freelancer, photographer, artworks, art, artist portfolio, web designer, illustrators, designer.

Price: $34.00


WordPress Wednesday – The Best of Plugins & Themes from 2018