This is the January 2020 edition of “The Best Plugins & Themes this Month in WordPress.”

Hi everybody, welcome to the first look back at what were some of the best plugins and themes for WordPress for January 2020! This is my first best of plugins and themes roundup of the year, which means that we all are back to work and the holidays are over.

What you are about to read in today’s post is what were some of the best WordPress plugins and WordPress themes that have was released during the 31 days we’ve spent in January, In this roundup, I’ve divided them up into two categories lists, the first list showcases both free & premium(paid) plugins for WordPress and the plugins you can find below in the post includes a simple and easy to use survey form builder plugin, to a plugin that takes care of all the external links on your site, to a great Face Recognition premium plugin that you can easily recognise people’s faces in a group photo and a plugin that is a ultimate contact form creation tool for WordPress.

And over on the themes list, you will see another set of free and premium WordPress themes that include nearly any type of themes that you may need, themes include such as business based themes, blogging themes, multi-purpose and WooCommerce supported themes, these themes you can either use either as-is or customise them to suit your needs.

Plugins – Free & Premium

1. PureDevs GDPR compliance

Puredevs Gdpr Compliance

GDPR is a set of regulatory rules and regulations that you have to abide by in order to conduct online business within any country of the EU. Violating these rules will result in penalization. Breaching GDPR will result in penalisation of either up to 20 million or fines up to 4% of the annual global turnover of the preceding year, whichever is more significant.

If you want to collect data from any European Union citizen, you need to take consent from them; failing to do so can put your business at risk. Using plugins like PureDevs GDPR compliance can help you minimize the risk of getting penalized.

Price: Free

2. Beagl


Beagl is the ultimate contact form creation tool for WordPress. Build forms within minutes using our simple, yet powerful, drag-and-drop form creator. For beginners, quickly and easily design complex forms with absolutely no code.

Price: Free

3. HTML Pages

Html Pages

Render any HTML code without any of the theme or plugin files. The main benefit is that your page won’t have to load any of the WordPress (theme and plugins) scripts and styles.

Price: Free

4. WP Personalizer

Wp Personalizer

WP Personalizer is a WordPress plugin that lets you insert different types of personalisations on to your webpage or your posts. Personalisations like browser, country, IP address etc. can be added in no time. Customise the data as you desire.

Price: Free

5. Ajax AutoSearch

Ajax Autosearch

Ajax AutoSearch is a search plugin that enhances the Search featured in the standard WordPress. The plugin provides a handful of crucial customization options with which you have full control over the search results.

Ajax AutoSearch includes features like Different Search Filters, Display Featured Image, Post Limit, and more. To make things easier for your visitors, you can display the search filter options like a post, page, categories and tags.

The plugin is lightweight and comes with only the essential configuration options. So, improve the search results for your visitors with Ajax AutoSearch.

Price: Free

6. Face Recognition WP

Face Recognition Wp

With Face Recognition WP premium plugin you can easily recognise people’s faces in a group photo. This plugin brings you the power of Face Recognition API to your WordPress website. Now you don’t need to spend time trying to figure out who is on the photo, simply upload the photos and let the plugin do the guessing work.

Price: $24.00

7. Junction


If you are highly concerned about SEO and Security then it is important to keep an eye on links. If no care is taken then your site rank will be equally shared with all the external links on your site. Plugin Junction takes care of all the external links on your site. It works quickly and seamlessly, like a ninja.

Price: $15.00

8. HT Slider Pro

Ht Slider Pro For Elementor

HT Slider Pro is a plugin to create a slider for WordPress websites easily using the Elementor page builder. 80+ prebuild slides/templates are included in this plugin. There is the option to create a post slider, WooCommerce product slider, Video slider, image slider, etc.

Price: $19.00

9. SurvForm


SurvForm is a simple and easy to use survey form builder. It supports 11 common field types with elegant UI design. You can create multiple survey form pages on one site, collect the visitors’ submission data and know what is your visitors most-wanted.

SurvForm is an essential WordPress marketing plugin for your website, it can be used for collecting the user data to improve your product, service or content strategy.

Price: $13.00

10. Product Variation Table

Product Variation Table Of Woocommerce

Product Variation Table gives the functionality to your WooCommerce variable products single page. There will have a table of every individual variation of that product. User will be able to select as much quantity they want and purchase easily. Fully responsive and mobile friendly variation table.

Price: $21.00

Themes – Free & Premium

1. Political

Political been was crafted for Political Blogging, which includes a variety of categories, such as Political Analysts, Bloggers, People that are working on a City Hall or simply for enthusiasts. Political Theme also comes in a PRO Variant (100% GPL Release).

Price: Free

2. Buzz Agency

Buzz Agency

Buzz Agency is multipurpose, rResponsive, SEO Friendly and Customisable WordPress theme for agencies. It can easily display business informations such as headline, sub headline, description, images, table, buttons etc. Use the Customizer to add your own background, page layout, site width and more.

Price: Free

3. Go


Go is an innovative, Gutenberg-first WordPress theme, hyper-focused on empowering makers to build beautifully rich websites with WordPress.

Price: Free

4. Geschaft Business

Geschaft Business

Geschaft Business is a multipurpose theme with modern layout with stylish, unique retina ready design. The moment you watch its demo, you’d absolutely love it. This theme is perfect for small to large businesses, it is translation ready making it perfect for you to expand your business.

The elegant Call to Action Button (CTA) is provided to grab attention of your customer. It has scores of customization option available to create layout as per your desire. It has testimonial section enabling you to add user experience over your website. You can set beautiful social media option for social sharing.

Price: Free

5. Mismo


Mismo is an ultimate magazine theme that is perfect for creating the magazine, editorial, news, publishing as well as blogging website. It has a responsive design that displays a clean and elegant look on all mobile and desktop devices.

It is a highly customizable theme that comes with multiple site layouts and page templates. Plus, it is compatible with popular plugins like WooCommerce and Contact Form 7 to quickly get your website established.

Price: Free

6. Karton


Karton is a Multipurpose WooCommerce Theme designed for all kinds of e-commerce websites like clothes, electronics, fashion, furniture, jewelry, organic, product landing page, modern shop, minimal store, etc. based on WooCommerce.

It comes with 13 stunning Multipurpose Ready Store/homepage demos and a bundle of modern e-commerce features and functionality to build an amazing online store for any purpose. This theme has developed based on Elementor Page Builder. Also integrated with multi-vendor Dokan Marketplace. Anyone can easily update/edit this theme by following the well sorted online documentation.

Price: $19.00

7. Victim


Victim is a modern & powerful WordPress theme specifically designed for making modern websites dedicated to any kind of digital agency, startup and freelancer. Victim is fully responsive and designed with the high end for Design and designers in mind so naturally, it is an ideal theme for mobile-friendly websites and applications, every single feature and page element will look amazing on the screens of tablets and mobile phones.

It includes amazing page templates and professionally designed layouts created specifically to be the most responsive visual environment on the market today. The theme compatible with such premium plugins as Jet Elements, Jet Header Footer element, Elementor drag and drop page builder tool and compatible with such plugins as Contact form 7 extension that has been professionally integrated to provide you with a simple experience for uploading and selling your products!

Price: $19.00

8. Wam


Wam is a remarkable WordPress theme specifically made for creative agencies and all sorts of creative business websites. Its highly practical elements and powerful features are perfect for building modern business websites.

This theme comes with 3+ beautiful homepages and a set of pre-designed inner pages allowing you to showcase what you do, to present your products, to introduce your team, and much more. All of its amazing shortcodes have been carefully created and selected to fit the needs of creative multipurpose websites.

Price: $29.00

9. Arlo


Arlo – Personal Portfolio WordPress Theme is for many purpose. It’s creative, minimal and clean design. It has all of the features of the business website. It’s suitable for any startup business, companies, agencies, and freelancers which need a professional way to showcase their projects and services with 100% super responsive experience.

The theme includes plenty of customization options that allows you to change the visual style of any elements without touching to single line of codes.

Price: $13.00

10. Famulus


Famulus is a WordPress Theme for Financial Service, Finance Company, Financial Advisor, Accountant, Law Firm, and all types of Consulting related services, packed-up with niche functionalities and blocks, powered by Aheto plugin.

It includes unique service pages that will suit your service requirements, also such as unique and specially dedicated pages as – Company Profile, Why choose Us?, Leadership, Careers, Pricing plans, Showcases, services and everything else required to successfully create a website.

It includes page templates and layouts created specifically to be the responsive visual environment on the market today.

Price: $49.00


WordPress Wednesday – The Best Plugins & Themes from January 2020