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It’s time again for the monthly WordPress Wednesday roundup where I’m here to showcase to you what were some of the best free and premium plugins and themes that you could have found for WordPress that has been released during September.

For these types of roundup’s I like to split them up into two categories, the first list is showcasing the free & premium WordPress plugins, in the plugin list I’ve have included a bunch of WordPress plugins such as a human resource plugin, a new image optimising plugin, a plugin you can use to wp enqueue scripts and stylesheets on the page or globally throughout the site to a plugin that verifies someone’s age and many other great free and paid WordPress plugins..

And for the themes sections you will see free and premium WordPress themes that include nearly every type of themes that you may need, themes such as business styled themes, WordPress themes for products, blogging themes, and WooCommerce supported themes.

Plugins – Free & Premium

1. WP-HR Manager – Free

WP-HR Manager is a plugin that extends your WordPress based website into a powerful HR management system. The plugin lets you record employee information, track leave, monitor assessments, message team members, create employee portals with employee self-service options, add attendance and recruitment tools – all within WordPress.

2. Floating Video – Free

This plugin allows you to embed an ogg, mp4 file or YouTube video into your page. As the user of your website scrolls down the page to read the rest of your article and they can’t see the video any more, the video will automatically move and stick to one of the corners of the window so they can watch the video and read the page at the same time.

3. WP Live Debug – Free

Simply enable the plugin and go to the WP Live Debug tab to see your debug.log.The view is refreshed every 3 seconds.

4. Image Optimizer WD – Free

Image Optimizer WordPress plugin enables you to resize, compress and optimize PNG, JPG, GIF and PDF (paid version only) files while maintaining image quality. Lossless, Lossy and Maximum Lossy (paid version only) Compression methods are available to choose from. Lossless Compression allows you to resize images without notably impacting image quality.

5. Order Invoice PDF for WooCommerce – Free

This WooCommerce plugin automatically generates invoice PDFs, attaches PDF with order confirmation email and lets owner and customers download these PDFs from the order table.

6. Visual Portfolio – Free

Visual Portfolio editor let you create beautiful portfolio layouts. Generates shortcode to show portfolio or any custom post types using Masonry or Tiles layouts.

7. WooCommerce Store Pickup Locator – $49

WooCommerce Store Pickup Locator allows admin to create different stores and allocates products and their quantity to them. The admin can add different physical stores along with the store address, zip code/post code, store contact, etc.

After adding the stores, the admin can add any product (newly added or previously available) to any of the stores. The customer can search for stores using city name or zip code and all the nearby stores will be shown.

8. Woo Additional Fees – $13

This plugin allows the merchant to add an additional fee to the cart in multiple ways like fix additional fee or additional fee based on registered user role with editable labels. You can set the same in percentage or infix amount and label them also. The same amount would be charged to buyer at the time of checkout with given label and these details would be mentioned in all the notification emails.

9. WP Enqueue Manager – $9

This is simple and very helpful plugin you can use to wp enqueue scripts and stylesheets on the page or globally through out the site. It is very useful when you want to include any custom JavaScript or Stylesheet on some specific page or globally across the site without touching the code of theme.

10. WP Weather – $12

WP Weather is a flexible and easy to use weather WordPress plugin that allows you to show your desired weather using Visual Composer and Widget. You can show any location weather by using city name and the OpenWeatherMap API. WP Weather is a responsive device supported. You can use it in any WordPress theme.

11. Smart Review – $20

Smart Review is a review plugin that adds beautiful and responsive reviews to your posts. What distinguishes Smart Review from other plugins is the ease of use, the availability of features and the ability to create professional reviews at a standard time! you will definitely love the way it works.Smart Review also support Google rich snippets, which means higher ranks and more visitors to your website.

12. Age Checker – $12

Age Checker is an age verification plugin for WordPress. This plugin blocks access to your website content unless the user confirms that they are above the minimum age. The style and settings can be easily configured within the plugin’s preview editor.

Themes – Free & Premium

1. Tech Literacy – Free

Tech Literacy is a clean, minimalistic, responsive, WordPress theme. The Tech Literacy theme is suitable for education, literacy websites, online stores, personal portfolio, agencies, start-ups. However, due to its flexibility and easiness it can be used to create any types of sites. this Theme build in customizer it is very easy to use and user friendly.

2. Fepper – Free

The Fepper theme for WordPress includes templates generated by the Fepper frontend prototyper as well as styles, scripts, and theme functions which build out the WordPress theme to match the look and feel of the Fepper frontend. This responsive theme is ideal for incorporating rapid prototyping via Pattern Lab into your WordPress development flow.

3. SayBusiness – Free

SayBusiness is a fully responsive and customizable WordPress theme designed for any type of business. This theme makes your website to look awesome. It has Bootstrap grid for a harmonious fluid and retina ready.

4. SShop – Free

SShop is the best free WooCommerce theme. It features a bespoke integration with WooCommerce itself plus many widgets like Sales countdown, Product tabs, Blog posts, Services, Sliders. There are several layout & color options to personalise your shop, multiple widget regions, a responsive design and much more.

5. Kidzoo Lite – Free

Kidzoo Lite is a creative free WooCommerce Theme for your WordPress eCommerce website that is easy to setup and comes with a great set of features. Kidzoo Lite is WooCommerce Compatible, WPML, Retina-Ready, SEO Friendly and built with Mobile menu and BootStrap. This theme is perfect for any creative, clothing store, toy shop, kids store, toys, children’s or art themed website.

6. Newspaper Magazine – Free

Newspaper Magazine Theme is a simple, beautifully designed responsive WordPress News & Magazine theme. Newspaper Magazine theme is especially for News and Blog theme.

7. MentorPress – $49

MentorPress is a beautiful and easy-to-use WordPress theme with durable, solid yet modern, fresh and functional design. This theme is an ideal choice for personal websites of all mentors, coaches, trainers, motivators or speakers.

The theme comes with an easy-to-use back-end dashboard that powers flexible, modular and responsive layout, the theme includes lots of features like Drag & Drop Layout Creator, pre-made Layout Creator blocks, support for WooCommerce etc.

8. Adventure Press – $49

Adventure Press is an premium WordPress theme developed specifically for outdoor blog websites and which is suited for all activity, travel, nature, running, cycling or hiking topics. The theme is classic-like, elegant but with some modern and catchy elements. Back-end of the theme is easy-to-use and theme comes with fully responsive layout.

9. XOXO – $44

XOXO is a simple & clean blogging WordPress theme that allows readers to focus on your content, build especially for daily or hobby bloggers who love to share their stuff, the theme is kept minimalistic so to avoid cluttering the site with unnecessary distractions.

The theme is focused on the story and the pictures you want to share and leave the rest to XOXO. So enjoy XOXO’s ease of use and publish your stories in minutes. Discover the hidden theme features like portfolios, beautiful galleries, colours and font control and many many more available right away for you!

10. Undu – $49

Undu WordPress Theme has been specifically built for furniture based business who want to sell online using WooCommerce. This great theme featured with 5 homepage layouts, fully responsive design, unlimited color styles, powerful Megamenu, multiple shop layouts, variable blog formats.s

The theme features, a 1-click installation, and it’s been optimised and SEO friendly with store Schema integration. Besides that the theme been built with King Composer, flexible admin setting panel, RTL supported, fast loading, add to wishlist, quick view product, powerful plugins installed, custom widgets, revolution slider and more great theme features.

11. LandKit – $49

Landkit is a high performance, intuitive and easy to use landing page WordPress theme. The theme uses the Hybrid Composer page builder which allows you to handcraft the look and feel of your website in an instant, without ever writing a line of code yourself.

Landkit is perfect for webmasters in need of a landing page website that can effectively channel the traffic generated by marketing campaigns and present the information in an attractive and functional environment.

12. Xpertz – $35

Xpertz is a bright and eye-catching corporate business WordPress theme, this solid WP theme that can boast not just a cute appearance, but also as high functionality theme.

Xpertz uses the Unyson framework and a drag’n’drop page builder, this simple business WordPress theme is going to be very easy-to-customize without needing any technical knowledge. It comes in light and dark versions and you can also choose between boxed and wide layout variations. Plus, several options of predefined colour schemes will be just what you need to give the theme a personal touch!


WordPress Wednesday – The Best Plugins & Themes from September 2017