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

With these type of WordPress Wednesday posts, I like to split them up into two lists, for 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 authentication password plugin, a custom theme for your WordPress dashboard, an front-end directory listing plugin to a plugin for appointments

And over for the themes list, I’ve collected a 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, simplistic theme and themes that also support WooCommerce.

Plugins – Free & Premium

1. Byepass

Byepass is an authentication platform that is more secure than passwords and less annoying. With this plugin it enables users to log in to WordPress without passwords, using the free Byepass authentication API.

This plugin will modify your login form to ask for only their email address, then they will be redirected to the secure Byepass authentication platform (, and then be redirected back once Byepass has authenticated them.

Price: Free

2. WP Post Gallery Fancybox

WP Post Gallery Fancybox is a WordPress plugin that converts the default WordPress Media Gallery into a Fancybox Gallery. Touch Enabled and Fully Responsive Lightbox. Slideshow and Full-screen options available.

Price: Free

3. Ultimate Woocommerce Offers Zone

This plugin lets the users to show sale products on the offer page moreover in the two different considerable ways. It’s fully compatible with Enhanced WooCommerce Flash Sale that means WooCommerce offers Zone will start working automatically as soon as WooCommerce Flash Sale plugin is activated.

Price: Free

4. Admin Pro

Admin pro makes WordPress Admin back-end look more easier and beautiful by putting the main menu to top of the admin backend as dropdown menu.

Price: Free

5. Bolt Checkout for WooCommerce

Allow your customers to checkout via credit or debit card using Bolt. Bolt’s secure checkout and payments solution complies with the highest levels of Payment Card Industry (Level 1 PCI-DSS) security and compliance standards to optimise your customers’ experience and protect their data.

Price: Free

6. EventCal

EventCal is WordPress Event and Calendar plugin what developed for create and manage events for any website. It is a fully responsive, fully customize by setting panel.

Price: $15.00

7. Everest Business Directory

Everest Business Directory is a complete plugin that allows frontend directory submission, directory listing, editing and more. This plugin is enriched with powerful features, ample options and elegantly designed layouts. It has everything that you need to create an outstanding business directory.

Price: $10.00

8. LatePoint

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

9. Glider

Glider is a slider plugin for WordPress that automatically animates layers of still imagery for creating illusion of 3D. It pans and zooms photo in any direction to achieve Ken Burns 3D effect. As layers you can use any images, html and even shortcodes to construct custom text, buttons or other content.

Price: $19.00

10. Panopticon

Panopticon WordPress Search Engine Plugin for WordPress is a powerful tool to generate a custom search engine on your web site, without your further intervention. It will turn your website into a money making machine!

Using this plugin, you can automatically generate a fully customizable search engine on your website, with your custom ads! You can create your own version of AdSense! The resulting search engine is fully customizable and rich in content.

Price: $29.00

Themes – Free & Premium

1. NetroMag

NetroMag is the ideal WordPress theme for those looking to start a techie, fashion, travel, or personal blogging website. Elegant and clean, this fully responsive and mobile-friendly theme packs a powerful punch when it comes to design and functionality, while still maintaining a minimal feel that won’t drag your website down.

Price: Free

2. Firm Graphy

Firm Graphy is a responsive and super customisable theme. With its aesthetically pleasant and modern looking design is a multipurpose WordPress theme fully capable of handling the needs and requirements of an enormously vast range of websites. The theme is beautifully crafted, clean, easy to use, responsive, features different layouts with sidebar position and allows unlimited colour selection.

Price: Free

3. Alger

Alger is the perfect theme which could be used to build one-page sites. Based on the most popular drag & drop page builder Elementor, which could help you to create beautiful sites with no coding knowledge. Alger also offers multiple options for header, footer, pages & posts, etc. And it is compatible with popular plugins like WooCommerce, Polylang, WPML, Contact Form 7, etc.

Price: Free

4. Rudra

Rudra is a WPKoi theme; the theme has an alternative, colourful style. The theme is multipurpose, so if you like the style, you can use it to represent yours. Rudra has an easy to use admin with a lot of customizer functions so that you can build without coding knowledge. You can set up multiple header styles, navigation styles and layouts.

Price: Free

5. VW One Page

VW One Page is a creatively crafted, polished and eye-catching multipurpose one page WordPress theme. This one page WordPress theme is optimised for search engines to give good traffic input to your site. With a plethora of styling options of header, footer, gallery and sidebars, it promises to give your website a unique look and make it outstanding. Further, banners and sliders are provided to add beauty to it.

Price: Free

6. Onea

Onea, a beautiful WooCommerce theme, tailored for any online store and eCommerce business. Packed with 15 elegant home pages and a neat set of fully customizable inner pages, Onea has everything your shop may need. Besides great layouts, this theme, also, provides you with various shop elements: user dashboard, user wishlist, order tracking, shop cart.

Price: $59.00

7. Blomma

Unleash your creativity with our dazzling portfolio theme – Blomma! Designed in modern style and packed with a superb collection of elements, Blomma shines in every detail! With its 15 stunning homepages and a beautiful set of fully customisable inner pages, this portfolio WordPress theme provides you with everything for an impressive creative portfolio.

Price: $59.00

8. Nanosoft

Nanosoft is an intuitive, flexible and powerful WordPress theme, designed to suit the needs of business websites of all sizes. Nanosoft is built with utility in mind, making your content pop with its ready-made layouts.

The theme includes the most popular premium plugins on the market: Visual Composer, Revolution Slider and Advanced Custom Fields. Using this set of plugins, you can create almost any type of layout, using a drag & drop interface and tons of pre-built elements.

Price: $39.00

9. Sneaker

Sneaker is an entirely modern, aesthetically polished, and functionally resourceful WordPress theme. Thanks to a fully equipped WooCommerce theme that comes with a pre-packaged set of features to improve the browsing experience of your users, you can create a versatile and completely customisable your shop.

Price: $28.00

10. Philament

Philament is a minimalist portfolio WordPress Theme with Elementor Page Builder perfect for freelancers, designers, small agencies and anybody who search show the best works in a simple way. Build your site your way at blistering fast speed using the amazing Elementor Page Builder to manage your page content in complete drag and drop!

Price: $44.00


WordPress Wednesday – The Best Plugins & Themes from October 2018