200 wordpress plugins for sidebar

200 wordpress plugins and widgets suitable for sidebar.it allows you to move plugins (widgets) around, in and out of your sidebar.


RankingBadge displays ranking information from major sources such as Google (PageRank), Alexa (Alexa traffic Rank) and Technorati in the sidebar

Post Google Map

Add addresses to posts and pages. Addresses are displayed plotted on a Google Map in a sidebar widget for each post.

Theme My Login

Themes the WordPress login pages according to your theme.

Who is Online

Tag: trunk Shows how many users are browsing your blog.


Plugin to manage and present Sports Leagues

Last.Fm Records

This plugin shows cd covers for cds your listened to, according to last.fm. It can behave as a widget.

Video Sidebar Widgets

A video sidebar widget using WordPress 2.8 Widgets API to display videos such as Vimeo, YouTube, MySpace Videos etc.

Gallery Widget

Simple widget to show the latest/random images of the WordPress media gallery as a Widget, using a shortcode or directly with a php-function.

Sidebar Login

Adds a sidebar widget to let users login.

Social Links Sidebar

Social Links Sidebar is a sidebar widget that displays icon links to your profile pages on other social networking sites.

Plugin Wonderful

Plugin Wonderful lets Project Wonderful publishers quickly and easily add their adboxes to thier WordPress site.

Sidebar Photoblog

A simple but reliable photoblog plugin for WordPress helps you to share your daily photos on your sidebar easily.

Gigya Socialize – Increase Registration and Engagement using Facebook Connect, Twitter and OpenID

Increase your site registration and Engagement using Facebook Connect, MySpaceID, Twitter and OpenID.

Last.fm For Artists

This plugin adds a fully customizable sidebar-widget to list an artists upcoming shows or top tracks from Last.FM (using the new 2.0 REST API).

AWeber Integration

A simple way to add one or more AWeber email subscription form(s) to your sidebar and optionally enable AWeber email web analytics for your website.

Collapsing Pages

This plugin uses Javascript to dynamically expand or collapsable the set of pages for each parent page.

Post videos and photo galleries

Post your videos and photo galleries/flash slideshows easily and in seconds.

Chatbot widget

A Chatbot widget


Displays your Twitter timeline in the sidebar of your blog. The plugin is widget ready and comes with many configuration options!


Shows the current weather of your location or the weather of the visitors location via widget in the sidebar of your wordpress blog.


Displays the Alexa traffic rank in the sidebar of your blog via widget interface or anywhere else via function call.

WP Web Scraper

An easy to implement web scraper for WordPress. Display realtime data from any websites directly into your posts, pages or sidebar.

Bbpress Latest Discussion

This plugin will generates Latest Discussion list from your bbpress forum into your wordpress page.

SidePosts Widget

Simple widget to move posts from a category to the sidebar. Posts in this category do not show on index, archives or feeds, and have its own feed.


Live action twittering on your widget bar using Monitter.com

Statpress SEOlution

A fork of Statpress Reloaded with some more improvements like: better graphics (flash charts), more and detailed information about spiders/robots.

Tao Quotes

Adds a sidebar widget and a shortcode that displays randomly a quote from the Tao Te Ching.

Women Quotes

Adds a sidebar widget and a shortcode that displays randomly women’s quotes about womanhood and “being women”.

Enhanced Search Form

Enhance wordpress search form to allow searching posts in certain category(s), month archive(s) or tag(s).

MiniMeta Widget

“Mini” Version of the WordPress Meta Widget.

Side Content

Side Content enables you to create widgets which have different content on different pages.

Recent Comments by Entry

Display recent comments list simply on sidebar sort by entry.

Kalendarium CZ

Shows actual date and the czech name days in the sidebar


Displays Google PageRank in the sidebar of your blog via widget interface or anywhere else via function call.

WP Custom Fields Search

This plugin allows multiple form inputs to be configured to search different aspects of a post including custom fields.

Grooveshark Widget

This widget offers you a simple way to integrate Grooveshark Widget into your WordPress sidebar.

Tweet Blender

Blends Twitter tweets from multiple sources (hashtags and/or screen names).

DandyID Services

Displays all of your online identities (Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, LinkedIn, YouTube, more) as clickable links in your sidebar.

Stack Overflow “GamerTag” Style Reputation Widget

XBox Live “GamerTag” style widget for displaying your Stack Overflow rep.

My Custom Widgets

Plugin to create your own custom widgets.

PayPal Donations

Easy and simple setup and insertion of PayPal donate buttons with a shortcode or through a sidebar Widget. Donation purpose can be set for each button

Simple Feed List

Simple Feed List is a WordPress plugin that displays a list of entries from a valid RSS feed.


Statbadge displays selected informations like post count, number of comments, pagerank, alexa ranking and many more in the sidebar of your blog.


Displays the Twitter-Images of all your friends as a mosaic in the sidebar of your blog.

Advanced YouTube Widget

Widget that will enable visitors to give you/the site a virtual beer by clicking on the widget.

WPML Multilingual CMS

Turns any WordPress site into a fully featured multilingual content management system (CMS).


Adds a widget that display a simple calculator.


This plugin allows you to show the latest comments, pingbacks or trackbacks in the sidebar of your blog or anywhere else. The plugin comes with widget

List Authors

A widget to display a list of site authors.

Stray Random Quotes

Display and rotate random quotes and words everywhere on your blog. Easy to custom and manage. Multiuser. Ajax enabled.

Momentile on WordPress

Display 1 or more of your latest Momentile photos (http://momentile.com) on your blog sidebar.


Displays your visits from Google Analytics in a Feedburner like style in the sidebar of your blog via widget interface or anywhere else via function c


SAPE.RU helper. Plugin iSape is meant for the sale of conventional and contextual links in Sape.ru .


Adsense, Sape.ru, tnx.net/xap.ru, Begun.ru, mainlink.ru, linkfeed.ru, adskape.ru, php exec and html inserts helper.


The plugin to display photos from photohosting “Yandeks.Fotki” to your blog on WordPress. Current version: 2.0

WP_Meteo3D Widget

With WP_Meteo3D Widget you can display weather near real time conditions for over 200 cities in a 3D earth environment.

About Me 3000 widget

Add an “About Me” widget to your sidebar.

WP Chinese Conversion

Adds the language conversion function between Chinese Simplified and Chinese Traditional to your WP Blog. Released under GPL license.

Flexi Pages Widget

A highly configurable WordPress sidebar widget to list pages and sub-pages. User friendly widget control comes with various options.

Twitter Hash Tag Widget

A widget for displaying the most recent twitter status updates for a particular hash tag.


Displays the Gravatars of all your commenters as a nice mosaic in the sidebar of your blog. The plugin is widget ready and comes with many configurati

Advanced Twitter Widget

Widget that will enable visitors to give you/the site a virtual beer by clicking on the widget.

Announcement and vertical scroll news

This plug-in will create a vertical scroll news or Announcement or flash News for your word press site, we can embed this in site sidebar.

Collapsing Links

This widget uses Javascript to dynamically expand or collapsable the set of links for each link category.

World Community Grid – Widget

This plugin allows you to show your [World Community Grid](http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org) badges and statistics in the sidebar of your wordpress


Displays a Micheal Jackson memorial badge in the sidebar of your blog via widget interface or anywhere else via function call.

Amazon Niche Store

Display an Amazon store on your website, and sell products with your own tracking ID. Display them within posts, or as a widget.


Adds a UserLogin Widget to display login form or dashboard links depending on login status.


Translates your blog to 35 languages with just one click. Translator uses the great google translation service to fulfill that task with ease.

My Page Order

My Page Order allows you to set the order of pages through a drag and drop interface.

WP Carousel

WP Carousel is a plugin that allows you to add a carousel with a category’s posts. Is easy to install and use.

My Yahoo Status

Using My Yahoo status you can Dispaly your Yahoo id Online / Offline Status.

LinkWorth Plugin

Easily publish different types of text link products and in-content ads from linkworth.com.


This WordPress plugin provides multiple options to show the via tags related posts of a post (for example via a sidebar widget).

Live Admin

Online customer support system, hosted based and ready to use. No database or space necessary at your host.

Twitter Bubble

A sidebar widget showing the latest twitter update in a nice talk bubble, suitable for wide sidebars.


Microblogger allows you to post quick comments to your readers, without need for an account (like the twitter etc plugins) – even from your mobile!


It is a very distinctive tag cloud plugin, it can shine, pop up related-tip, and link you and others through tags.

Chrono Cloud

A function providing a tag cloud like view of monthly archives.


This wordpress plugin provides a tagcloud that shows tags depending of the current context (e.g. Category, Author, Tag, Post) only.

Author Avatars List

Display lists of user avatars using widgets or shortcodes.

Query Posts

A WordPress widget that gives you unlimited control over showing posts and pages.

Advanced Text Widget

Text widget that has extensive conditional options to display content on pages, posts, specific categories etc.

GD Simple Widgets

Collection of powerful, easy to use widgets that expand default widgets. Plugin also adds few more must-have widgets for posts, authors and comments.

Subscription Options

Add 3 subscription options for readers with related feed icons: a RSS feed URL; your FeedBurner Email URL and your Twitter feed. Totally user-defined.

Collapsing Archives

This plugin uses Javascript to dynamically expand or collaps the set of months for each year and posts for each month in the archive listing.

Collapsing Categories

This plugin uses Javascript to dynamically expand or collapsable the set of posts for each category.


Displays informations according to the ip of the visitor like the county

just widget link

Manager Link by Widget in your sidebar

Feed Subscriber Stats

This plugin will show the number of subscribers according to FeedBurner/Google. Important: WordPress 2.7 and up.

Driggle Nachrichten

Driggle Nachrichten liefert Ihnen die neusten Schlagzeilen direkt in den Blog.

WP-FlashTime Widget

With WP_FlashTime Widget you can add a flash clock to your wordpress.This plugin include 25 different flash clocks.

Simple Sidebar Navigation

Easy way to create custom navigation in sidebars or other pre-defined areas. Conditional tags are included to specify pages where widgets appear. Supp


TagFor.Me is a unique service that allows you to inform the world about the changes of your personal status.


PageSpot facilitates more complex layout options for Pages, and dynamically assignable sidebar content on a per-Page basis.

Fun Facts

Adds a sidebar widget that display interesting, useless, weird and wonderful random fun facts.


This plugin is used to show off your current “status” and “mood” on blog.


Display your Netflix queue, movie reviews, and more on your WordPress blog with this widget ready plugin.


MaxRef Widgets enables you to display multiple sidebar widgets to maximize how your visitors reference your posts, links, categories and comments.

About Me

About me is a sidebar widget that displays icon links to your profile pages on other social networking sites. Based on Social Links.


We make volunteering easy. The SnapImpact Plugin displays local volunteering opportunities in the blog sidebar.

RSS Icon Widget

It seems like a feature that just got overlooked in WordPress core. The idea is to have a widget to display a link to any rss feed with a standard fee

chCounter Widget

A simple plugin to create a widget for [chCounter](http://chcounter.org).

Sponsors Slideshow Widget

Widget to display a certain link category with images as slide show.

One Word A Day

Displays a new English word every day with a multiple choice quiz.


Displays the country flag according to the ip of the visitor and optional additional informations in the sidebar of your blog via widget interface or

KNR Author List Widget

Displays a list of authors, contributors, editors, and administrators on the blog. Tweaked for performance and highly configurable.

YouTube Feed

Create youtube/google video/tangle links for feed + not feed, and works with facebook.

Quick Shop

QuickShop is a WordPress Shopping Cart with both Paypal and Email functionality built-in.

Facebook Dashboard Widget

You can display your Facebook friends status updates, posted items and/or notifications on your WordPress dashboard. Require WP 2.5 or above.


DMSGuestbook is an easy configurable guestbook with a lot of features.


Calculates, displays and automatically updates times and dates in different timezones with respect to daylight saving on basis of UTC.


Counts the number of users, categories, posts, comments, pages, links, tags, link-categories, words in posts, words in comments and words in pages.

Low Carbon Cooling Calculator

Adds a sidebar widget that display a low carbon cooling calculator.

Heating Calculator

Adds a sidebar widget that display a heating calculator.

Air Conditioning Calculator

Adds a sidebar widget that display an air conditioning calculator.

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12 Responses

  1. I felt that you have made the exceptional list of word press plug-ins because most of the plug-ins list here is not properly reviewed or mentioned by other blogger. Hats off for the nice work

  2. Great plugin! Been looking for something like this for ages.

    Love the plugin. Is there a way to include the thumbnail photo with the excerpts?

  3. The Option themes is awesome, i also on test it on my test site. The author did a good job.

  4. thanks for your sharing e3

  5. Great! Thank you for sharing…
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  6. Owen says:

    thanks for sharing… all those plugins are awesome.

  7. Viv says:

    Wonderful list of WP sidebar plugins. I have bookmarked this page and will visit whenever I’m looking for an appropriate sidebar plugin. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Mike says:

    Another suggestion – The Graceful Sidebar Plugin creates a widget that enables you to use custom fields in a post or page that display in the sidebar. You can use it to display custom html or a simple message. The custom fields it uses are graceful_title and graceful_content. Enjoy!

  9. Dirtyboss says:

    Great, there is a lot of plugins….

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