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Today I’m looking back at what were some of the best free and premium WordPress plugins and WordPress themes that you could have found for WordPress that has been released during August 2018.

For these type of WordPress Wednesday roundups, I like to split them up into two lists, in the first list are I’m showcasing ten free & premium WordPress plugins. Within the plugin list, I’ve have included a bunch of WordPress plugins such as a job opening plugin, a plugin that you can get dummy data added to your wordpress site while you develop a WordPress theme to some WordPress plugins that lets you monitor the uptime and downtime of a website and many more below.

And over on the themes list, I’ve collected another set of 10 free and premium WordPress themes that include nearly every type of themes that you may need, themes you see in the list are business styled themes, blogging, multipurpose themes, and themes that also support WooCommerce.

Plugins – Free & Premium

1. 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

2. WP Faker

This plugin is made by developer for developers that need to generate fake/dummy users, posts and custom posts to test custom theme functionality which contains testing of different modules like load more users, load more posts, filter posts by tags etc.

Price: Free

3. Easy Table Rate Shipping For WooCommerce

Easy table rate shipping for WooCommerce plugin is the most easy and feature-rich shipping plugin for WooCommerce stores allowing you to calculate shipping costs based on total price or weight.

Price: Free

4. WP Contest

Grow and monetize your contest! WP Contest is a flexible plugin that allows you to run your contest from your WordPress site.Setup is simple. After installing the plugin create your first contest, complete the contest settings and invite contestants to submit! Your judges can also login to view and vote

Price: Free

5. WP FAQ Builder

WP FAQ Builder is a WordPress FAQ plugin that lets you create, organize and Advertise your FAQs (frequently asked questions) in no time through your WordPress admin panel. This plugin basically provides multiple layouts with a awesome styling options.

Price: Free

6. Demo My WordPress

Demo My WordPress adds a front end form using a simple shortcode that enables your visitors to access a demo WordPress environment that is a copy of a template that you set up during plugin config. Demo My WordPress WordPress Plugin is a powerful tool to make WordPress demo page creation extremely simple.

Price: $25.00

7. WP Site Monitor

WP Site Monitor is a WordPress plugin for checking your websites’ availability. Whenever any of your website (WordPress or non-WordPress) goes down, you get an email notification! Very simple yet very powerful WordPress plugin to track the status of all of your websites.

Price: $25.00

8. WP Invoice Manager

WP Invoice Manager is a fully featured plugin for create and maintaining unlimited clients and invoices.

Price: $25.00

9. Travel Booking

Travel Booking WooCommerce WordPress Plugin is a Travel booking WordPress plugin. The plugin developed based on WooCommerce. So it works with all WooCommerce payment gateways. You also can create more variation on each tour. You also can set a custom booking date or separate price for adult, child on each tour.

Price: $35.00

10. WooCommerce Drop Uploader

WooCommerce Drop Uploader WordPress plugin is allows you to add powerful Drag & Drop File Uploading area to your Products and Order Page in WooCommerce store. You can set files maximum size, types and amount of filesthat can be uploaded.

Price: $21.00

Themes – Free & Premium

1. The Ultralight

The Ultralight theme is a clean and lightweight  blog theme. The theme is very lightweight and loads quickly improving the overall user experience. The theme has a responsive design and SEO-friendly optimized codes. The theme is easy on eye and a pleasure to read with its clutter-free design focused on the content with neat fonts and subtle color scheme.

Price: Free

2. 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

3. Charity Fundraiser

Charity Fundraiser is a robust, engaging and beautiful charity WordPress theme for charities, non-profit organizations, NGOs and websites organising donation camps, fundraising events and campaigns.

Price: Free

4. LZ Fashion eCommerce

LZ Fashion eCommerce is a modern, stylish and elegant WordPress theme to establish an online fashion store. The theme has fluid layout to adopt any screen size making your website fully responsive. Customize the theme to your heart’s desire to suit your brand.

Price: Free

5. Inspirar

Inspirar is a free multi-purpose WordPress theme. It’s perfect for web agency business,corporate business,personal and parallax business portfolio, photography sites and freelancer. Inspirar also is WPML Compatible, Retina-Ready, SEO Friendly.

Price: Free

6. Sumi

Sumi is a modern, clean and professional WordPress WooCommerce Theme. It helps you make the most out of using WooCommerce to power your online store. It is built and comes bundled with most of the advanced features available in most popular eCommerce websites like amazon, flipkart, snapdeal, walmart, alibaba, aliexpress, etc.

So if you are an amazon affiliate or want a multi-vendor marketplace for your niche market or a store owner, this theme is for you.

Price: $59.00

7. Glitche

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

8. Seaford

Seaford is a multipurpose magazine theme which makes things better. A theme that respects your content and makes the connection with your visitors better, this theme provides tons of layouts and options along with a dozen of new functionalities to the list for the modern looking magazine/blog/editorial and newspaper based websites which is enjoyable and creative.

Price: $59.00

9. Mozo

This lovely niche theme is built and suitable for musicians, artists, music bands, producers or anyone working in the music industry. Users with zero programming skills as well as advanced developers can utilise pretty well.

Price: $69.00

10. Gutentype

Gutentype is a clean & fresh WordPress Blog based on Gutenberg page builder. It is great for all types of blogs. Also it fits nearly any other types of business, cryptocurrency, professional industries. It features full support of Gutenberg. Also it has an Instagram Feed, MailChimp for WP, Contact Form 7 and multi-language options.

Price: $29.00


WordPress Wednesday – The Best Plugins & Themes from August 2018