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Ok it’s the first Wednesday of September and we all know it’s time for us once again to see what were some of the best free and paid for (premium) plugins and themes that you could find though the whole month of August about WordPress.

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(s)

In this month’s plugins roundup you will find 8 free and premium plugins that does things such as allowing you to create a cleaner and more sematic markup using the standard WordPress WYSIWYG editor, to a new backup plugin that helps you to protect your data and website in the event of server events, data corruptions to plugins that allows you to build beautiful classified site to a plugin that allows hotels to take bookings online and to a plugin that create a new look for the old standard WP login area.

and over on the theme side are the best the themes from August, the themes roundup you will find are 8 of the best themes that gives you a clean and modern portfolio theme for creative professionals to theme which are perfect for bloggers to a theme that allows you to build a dedicated theme for listing business etc, to a WooCommerce compatible theme to some multipurpose themes also.

Plugins – Free & Premium

1. PeepSo – Free

PeepSo-Core is a super-light, free, social network plugin for WordPress that allows you to quickly and effortlessly add a social network or an online community, similar to Facebook right inside your WordPress site. You’ll get an activity stream, profiles, photo and video-sharing, location-sharing, moods, messages and so much more. Social network for WordPress – in one single click!

2. tinyWYM Editor – Free


tinyWYM Editor was created to help inexperienced WordPress users create cleaner, more semantic markup, and to avoid some of the pitfalls of WordPress’s standard WYSIWYG editor. It does this by labelling and highlighting all HTML elements in the editor, creating a visual representation of the HTML being generated.

3. My WP Backup – Free


My WP Backup is one of the newest backup plugin that is available through the wordpress plugin direct and it’s the best way to protect your data and website in the event of adverse server events, data corruption, hacking and more. With the option to create whole site backups or database backups and have them delivered via FTP, Dropbox, and Google Drive,

4. WPAdverts – Free


WPAdverts is a light weight plugin which allows you to build beautiful classifieds site in just minutes. This plugin will work with any good & properly coded WordPress theme and you can use it on new or existing site. When building Adverts we are focusing on ease of use, WordPress compatibility and extensibility, the plugin core is small but this is not a demo according to the developer, this is a fully functional classifieds software with most crucial functionalities built-in.

5. WPBounce – Premium $19


WPBounce is a WordPress plugin that helps you minimizing the bounce rate of your landing pages, online shops and other websites by displaying an offer when a potential customer is about to leave your website. That way the plugin can convert almost lost visitors into real customers.

6. AweBooking – Premium $26


Awebooking is both simple and powerful when it comes to its purpose: booking hotel room. It allows you to setup any reservations quickly, pleasantly and easily. It also boats all necessary features and functions needed for a hotel booking plugin: create and manage rooms, reservation, price, etc. Especially, you can set extra price, booking in advance, price range and room status for specific dates and much more.

With WooCommerce and Contact Form 7 integrated, you can offer online or offline booking method. Awebooking offers interesting solutions to make the booking process as pleasant as possible for customers.

7. White Label Login – Premium $20


White Label Login for WordPress is for those who ever wanted to change the look of the default WordPress login, and have your site stand out from the crowd White Label Login for WordPress is the plugin for you.White Label Login for WordPress provides different modules for WordPress logins.

8. Hero Maps Premium – Premium $19


The Hero Maps Premium plugin allows for quick and easy Google Maps addition to your WordPress website. It offers extensive configuration options, the ability to aggregate all your markers in one map via Marker Geo Mashup, and provides a simple drag-and-drop interface for marker generation.

Themes – Free & Premium

1. Personality – Free


Personality is simple yet impressive personal blog WordPress theme. Suitable for all kind of blogs – personal blogs, diaries or any other blogging websites. This WordPress theme has beautiful typography and excellent effects. The theme options will let you change logo and favicon, footer, font styling, insert your social links, copyright and much more. The responsive design is looking great on any device and it will resize according to your screen. Don’t wait anymore and start creating your awesome WordPress personal blog website. Personality theme details you may see at. Personality theme demo you may see at

2. Argent – Free


Argent is a clean and modern portfolio theme, geared towards creative professionals like designers, artists, and photographers. With its simple homepage template featuring portfolio projects, Argent aims to draw viewers right at what matters most: your wonderful work.

3. Readit – Free


Readit is a responsive WordPress theme that is perfect for bloggers who love readability and clean design. Readit comes with a unique blog entry design that is perfect for visual readers and brings them right into the writing.

4. Trope – Free


Trope is a clean, modern, minimal and fully responsive design theme that is well suited for blogs and magazine websites. This theme can be used for personal, photography, fashion, nature, health or any other creative and minimalistic style website. Trope theme is highly customisable with unlimited color options, several widgets and much more that can be adjusted via Theme Customizer. It features SEO friendly structure, logo upload, social media icons, popular post widget and translation ready setup.

5. ListingBuilder – Premium $54


ListingBuilder is a complex and advanced listings responsive WordPress themes dedicated for listings which can go in a directory. There are so many features which make it probably the most universal listings directory theme on the market.

6. Clymene – Premium $49


Clymene is a Modern and Creative premium WordPress Theme,. It is suitable for Personal Portfolio, Creative Agency, Designer Portfolio, Illustrator Portfolio, Photographer Portfolio and more.Theme has a universal design, it thought every detail and animation effect. Its just as easy to customise to fit your needs, replace images and texts. The wordpress theme is responsive, you can view it also in the mobile/tablets devices and it looks very in thoose devices. Calliope is a perfect theme for a variety of uses from blogs to personal or business portfolios.

7. Soffia – Premium $59


Soffia is an Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme that is extremely customizable, easy to use and fully responsive. Suitable for every type of business, portfolio, blog and ecommerce sites. Great as a starting point for your custom projects. Soffia includes 6 homepage layouts and skins and it has huge variation to be suitable for any purpose. More amazing features are coming soon!

8. Foundry – Premium $59


Foundry is a flat and responsive WordPress Theme with a clean and professional design which will be a great solution for your business, portfolio, blog or any other purpose website. Foundry was built with awesome Twitter Bootstrap v3 and it loads of custom page builder elements. Simple, 1 Click, theme options with unlimited color options. Since it is responsive, the layout will adapt to different screen sizes which will make your website be compatible with any device such as smart phones, tablets or desktop computers.



WordPress Wednesday – The Best Plugins & Themes from August 2015