It’s the first Wednesday of the new month and you know what time it is, It’s time for us once again to see what were some of the best free and paid for plugins and themes that you could find though the whole month of February.
Below for 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 for either ourselves or for a client.
In this month’s plugins roundup you will find 10 free and premium plugins that does things a requirement checklist that allows certains that needs to do before publishing a post, a powerful google map plugin, a plugin for developers that wanting to create an advanced theme specific options inside the default WordPress customizer, a plugin that gives you a simple way to install google analytics, an add on plugin for Visual Composer that allows you to use the Easy Digital Downloads inside Visual Composer to a WooCommerce warranty and return system plugin and other great ones right below.
and the second part of this roundup are the themes, the themes roundup you will find are 6 of the best themes that really suits any occasion such as themes that gives you a user friendly, modern and responsive theme, a couple of WooCommerce based themes for those who are selling stuff to theme for Bands, bloggers, people who wanting a multipurpose theme to create something a bit awesome plus many more great themes that you will also find below.
Plugins – Free & Premium
Post Type Requirements Checklist allows admins to require content to be entered before a page/post can be published. Currently this plugin supports requirements for the following areas on the add/edit screen, title WYSIWYG editor, featured image, excerpt, categories (allows for minimum required number of categories, up to 3), tags (allows for minimum required number of tags, up to 5), up to 5 custom taxonomies per post type (allows for minimum required number of categories/tags, as detailed above).
Ultimate Member is a powerful plugin that allows you to add beautiful user profiles to your site and create advanced online communities. The plugin enables users to sign up and become members of your site all from the front-end. With a focus on flexibility and simplicity creating a community and membership site with WordPress has never been so easy.
The Robo Maps make it’s easy and very to use the powerful Google to display a maps plugin using the WordPress native style, as it’s used all wordpress native API and core functionality. YRobo Maps make you able to insert google map into your WordPress post, page or widget easily! by simply using the shortcode wizard to define all options Robo Google Maps.
With Customify, developers can easily create advanced theme-specific options inside the WordPress Customizer. Using those options, a user can make presentational changes without having to know or edit the theme code.
WSAnalytics is a very simple way to install Google Analytics and have all it’s feature under WordPress Admin area, WSAnalytics creates Google Analytics Dashboard helps to-do all implementation for Google Analytics.
Visual Composer for Easy Digital Downloads is a WordPress Plugin that allows you to easy use Easy Digital Downloads, inside Visual Composer. You do not now have to search for the shortcode you need, the attributes or anything else. Just install the plugin and have it ready to be used.
Elite Video Player is stunning, modern, responsive, fully customisable high-end video player for WordPress that support advertising and the most popular video platforms like YouTube, Vimeo or self-hosting videos (mp4).
This plugin provide an input box to filter a specified DOM element (like `.products li` or `item`) and hide those who does not contain the inputed text. User start writing into the input box and the plugin start filtering the DOM elements, hiding those who does not contain filter text. The plugin work with a shortcode which let the user customize the target DOM element, the text displayed as placeholder into the input box, the effect to hide the items (slide or fade) and a class to be applied to the filter input box (for styling purpuoses).
WooCommerce Warranty and Return system plugin allows customers to raise request for product return or claim the warranty for faulty product. Admin can manage and close all warranty and return request with easy to manage admin interface. Shop owner can also get insight in to cost occurred due to returns/faults using reports.
SurveyDX is a robust sales funnel plugin for WordPress. You can use it to create highly converting sales funnels and build humongous lists. SurveyDX lets you create catchy surveys that help your users move forward in your sales funnel.
Themes – Free & Premium
1. Ares – Free
Ares is a user-friendly, modern, responsive theme, built with bootstrap that is perfect for use for a business. Ares comes with a full width slider, customisable theme options and comes with a very appealing homepage design. It has callouts to make your products & services stand out, comes with multiple colour options and page templates as well as widget placeholders.
Boutique is a Storefront child theme designed for small WooCommerce stores / boutiques. Boutique features a simple, traditional design which you can customise using the settings available in the WordPress Customizer. Looking for a theme for your new WooCommerce store, so look no further than Storefront and Boutique!
Pinnacle is a bold theme with versatile options and multiple styles. This theme is loaded with features and tools that allow full creativity to be released into a unique site. Built with a modern flat design, its fully responsive layout make for easy navigation on mobile/tablet displays. Pinnacle is perfect for any kind of business, online store, portfolio, or personal site. It is fully compatible with woocommerce and gives you a unique layout for an eCommerce powered site.
Radium is a clean, responsive and beautifully crafted theme for bloggers. Designed with the reader in mind, it features great typography and includes some of the best open-source web fonts. When it comes to WordPress themes, less is definitely more, so with Radium you get just the right amount of options and a clean design, letting your awesome content do the talking. It features custom header images and logo, custom link colors, custom fonts and the unique ability to set a post’s featured image as header background image and all of these options are effortlessly handled via the Theme Customiser, allowing admins to live preview their changes. Radium also offers support for the following post formats: aside, image, video, quote, link.
Harmonic makes your content sing. No matter if you are a band looking to get a record deal, a travel blogger wanting to document your trip around the world or just someone that wants to make their home on WordPress.
MD is an multipurpose Resume & Portfolio WordPress Theme with clean and professional design featuring multiple and single page options will be a great solution for your resume ,personal portfolio business, portfolio, personal blog or any other purpose website. Since the theme is responsive, the layout will adapt to different screen sizes which will make your website compatible with any device such as smart phones, tablets and desktop computers plus this theme is WordPress 4.1+ compatible .
Pageant is an extremely flexible, fully responsive multipurpose theme. It have multiple designs built-in to one theme. What makes Pageant different from other multipurpose themes is that it is usability focused and is designed to provide ready to start demos for multiple niche. Just pick the template of your choice, import it with one click, built your site around it and if you want to switch to another demo, remove everything with click of a button and start again.
SkyBlog is responsive WordPress theme with clean, elegant, unique and modern design. Both box width and full width layout are available. Supporting 8 post formats including Standard, Image, Gallery, Audio, link, quote, aside and Video. Added 3 different home variations, 2 content layouts, useful custom widgets, and easy & powerful theme options panel which make your work easier and bring the beauty on your blog.
Minute is a finely crafted WordPress theme for connoisseurs of all things pretty & functional. It features a sleek, well-polished look both in a traditional list view and a modern grid view. Support for various post formats such as video, audio, and gallery will handle any media you want to share with the world, whether it’s hosted here or elsewhere, with options to easily share with your friends.
Mandala is a responsive eCommerce theme that is suitable for fashion shop. Inside this theme you will find that the theme developers have included multiple layouts for home page, blog page to give you best selections in customisation. With many great features like ajax shopping cart, wishlist, compare, zoom and fancybox to bring into a modern look of website. Also you will see that you have Revolution Slider, Mega Main Menu, Visual Composer plugins included in this theme. Product Tabs & Carousel, Filterable Portfolio, Contact Form with Google map will makes your website more attractive.