100 Best WordPress Plugins

WordPress has a rich plugin architecture which allows users and developers to extend its functionality beyond the features that come as part of the base install. Here are 100 Best WordPress Plugins for this year 2009 enjoy it!

1-Google XML Sitemaps

This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines to better index your blog.


2-All in One SEO Pack

Automatically optimizes your WordPress blog for Search Engines (Search Engine Optimization).

3-NextGEN Gallery

NextGEN Gallery is a full integrated Image Gallery plugin for WordPress with a Flash slideshow option.


4-WP FollowMe

WP FollowMe is a wordpress plugin that allow you to add a twitter “Follow me” badge on your wordpress blog.


5-WPtouch iPhone Theme

WPtouch automatically transforms your WordPress blog into an iPhone application-style theme, complete with ajax loading articles and effects.

6-Page Flip Image Gallery

FlippingBook WordPress Gallery plugin helps you to create Image Gallery with Page Flip effects on your blog.

7-Contact Form 7

Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible.

8-GD Star Rating

GD Star Rating plugin allows you to set up advanced rating and review system for posts, pages and comments in your blog using single.


Automatically add links on your posts, pages and RSS feed to your favorite social bookmarking sites.


10-Easy AdSense

Easy AdSense manages all aspects of Google AdSense for your blog: insert ads into posts and sidebar, and add a Google Search box. Easy and complete!


WP-CodeBox provides clean syntax highlighting and AJAX advanced features for embedding source code within pages or posts.

12-Google Analytics for WordPress

The Google Analytics for WordPress plugin automatically tracks and segments all outbound links from within posts, comment author links.

13-Add to Any: Share/Bookmark/Email Button

Help readers share, bookmark, and email your posts and pages using any service, such as Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Delicious and over 100 more.

14-Viper’s Video Quicktags

Allows easy and XHTML valid posting of videos from various websites such as YouTube, DailyMotion, Vimeo, and more.

15-Broken Link Checker

This plugin will check your posts, custom fields and the blogroll for broken links and missing images and notify you if any are found.

16-WordPress.com Stats

You can have simple, concise stats with no additional load on your server by plugging into WordPress.com’s stat system.

17-WP Super Cache

A very fast caching engine for WordPress that produces static html files.


Adds an attractive social bookmarking menu to your posts, pages, index, or any combination of the three.



Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not.

20-SI CAPTCHA Anti-Spam

Adds CAPTCHA anti-spam methods to WordPress on the comment form, registration form, login, or all. Also is fully WPMU and BuddyPress compatible.


Adds a more advanced paging navigation your WordPress blog.

22-Fast and Secure Contact Form

This contact form lets your visitors send you a quick E-mail message. Blocks all common spammer tactics. Spam is no longer a problem.

23-WP e-Commerce

WP e-Commerce is a Web 2.0 application designed with usability, aesthetics, and presentation in mind.

24-Platinum SEO Pack

Platinum SEO Plugin offers Complete onsite SEO solution for your WordPress blog.


ShareThis plugin allows users to add your post to many social bookmarking sites, or to send your post link via email, AIM, Facebook, MySpace and more.


26-Shadowbox JS

Shadowbox is an online media vieiwing application similar to Lightbox and Thickbox but with more functionality.

27-SEO Smart Links

SEO Smart Links provides automatic SEO benefits for your site in addition to custom keyword lists, nofollow and much more.

28-WordPress Exploit Scanner

Search the files and database of your WordPress install for malicious code or spammy links left by a hacker.


WP-Cumulus displays your tags and/or categories in 3D by placing them on a rotating sphere.

30-Visitor Maps and Who’s Online

Displays Visitor Maps with location pins, city, and country. Includes a Who’s Online Sidebar. Has an admin dashboard to view visitor details.

31-WP Ajax Edit Comments

The most powerful comment editing solution for WordPress. Users can edit their own comments for a limited time, while admins can edit all comments.


32-PHP Code Widget

Like the Text widget, but also allows working PHP code to be inserted.

33-WP to Twitter

Posts a Twitter status update when you update your WordPress blog or post to your blogroll, using the Cligs URL shortening service.

34-Ozh’ Admin Drop Down Menu

All admin links available in a neat horizontal drop down menu. Saves lots of screen real estate!

35-Google Analyticator

Adds the necessary JavaScript code to enable Google Analytics. Includes widgets for Analytics data display.



On-demand backup of your WordPress database.

37-Twitter Tools

Twitter Tools is a plugin that creates a complete integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account.


myStat is a flexible and versatile system intended for accumulation and analysis of the site attendance statistics.


Adds an AJAX poll system to your WordPress blog. You can also easily add a poll into your WordPress’s blog post/page.

40-Bad Behavior

Welcome to a whole new way of keeping your blog, forum, guestbook, wiki or content management system free of link spam.


Scissors enhances WordPress’ handling of images by introducing cropping, resizing, rotating, and watermarking functionality.

42-TinyMCE Advanced

Enables most of the advanced features of TinyMCE, the WordPress WYSIWYG editor.


43-PollDaddy Polls

Create and manage PollDaddy polls from within WordPress.

44-Yet Another Related Posts Plugin

Returns a list of related entries based on a unique algorithm for display on your blog and RSS feeds.


Adds an AJAX rating system for your WordPress blog’s post/page.

46-Twitter Widget Pro

A widget that properly handles twitter feeds, including parsing @username, #hashtags, and URLs into links. Requires PHP5.

47-TweetMeme Button

Adds a button which easily lets you retweet your blog posts.

48-WP Security Scan

Scans your WordPress installation for security vulnerabilities.

49-WP-SpamFree Anti-Spam

Powerful anti-spam plugin that eliminates blog comment spam. Finally, you can enjoy a spam-free WordPress blog! Includes contact form.

50-Featured Content Gallery

Used to create a customizable rotating image gallery anywhere within your WordPress site.

51-WordPress Related Posts

WordPress Related Posts Plugin will generate a related posts via WordPress tags, and add the related posts to feed.


BuddyPress is a suite of WordPress MU social networking plugins and themes.

53-Flexi Pages Widget

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

54-Post videos and photo galleries

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

55-WPaudio MP3 Player

Play mp3s and podcasts in your posts with the simplest, cleanest, easiest-to-use mp3 player. Supports links, tags, and separate download URLs.

56-WP Greet Box

Display a different greeting message to your visitor depending on which site they are coming from.



Allows WordPress to provide and consumer OpenIDs for authentication of users and comments.


Sends a list of subscribers an email notification when new posts are published to your blog

59-Exclude Pages

This plugin adds a checkbox, “include this page in menus”, uncheck this to exclude pages from the page navigation that users see on your site.

60-Twitter for WordPress

Twitter for WordPress displays yours latest tweets in your WordPress blog.

61-Google Analytics Dashboard

This plugin will give you access to your Google Analytics data directly inside your WordPress blog.

62-Events Calendar

Events-Calendar is a versatile replacement for the original WordPress calendar adding many useful functions to keep track of your events.

63-GRAND Flash Album Gallery

GRAND Flash Album Gallery is a full integrated (flash skin based, slideshow) Image Gallery plugin with a powerfull admin back end.

64-Popularity Contest

This will enable ranking of your posts by popularity; using the behavior of your visitors to determine each post’s popularity.

65-Dean’s FCKEditor For WordPress

This plugin Replaces the default WordPress editor with CKeditor.

66-Sidebar Widgets

Adds “Sidebar Widgets” panel under Presentation menu.


Enables you to display how many times a post/page had been viewed.

68-Pretty Link

Shrink, track and share any URL on the Internet from your WordPress website. Create short links suitable for Twitter using your own domain name!

69-Simple Tags

Simple Tags is the successor of Simple Tagging Plugin and is THE perfect tool to manage perfectly your WP.



wp-twitpic inserts an image from twitpic.com into your blog post using the unique hash (id) provided by twitpic.

71-Really Simple CAPTCHA

Really Simple CAPTCHA is a CAPTCHA module intended to be called from other plugins. It is originally created for my Contact Form 7 plugin.

72-Ultimate Google Analytics

Adds Google Analytics JavaScript to each page on your weblog. Can also add tracking to outbound links, downloads from your site and mail links.

73-Twitter Goodies

Twitter Goodies plugin will show your tweets under Sidebar Area (Widget), Post and/or Pages.

74-Lightbox Gallery

This plugin changes the view of galleries to the lightbox.


Reward your readers by automatically placing a link to their last blog post at the end of their comment. Encourage a community and discover new posts.

76-Page Links To

Lets you make a WordPress page or post link to a URL of your choosing, instead of its WordPress post or page.

77-AdSense Integrator

Manage ads on your blog in a super easy way. Graphical user-friendly interface, many options now with translations! see the screenshot!

78-Lightbox 2

Used to overlay images on the current page. Lightbox JS v2.2 by Lokesh Dhakar. Mad props to Tanin for his crucial regular expression code! You rock!!

79-Global Translator

Automatically translates your blog in 34 different languages!


Manages your WordPress database.

81-Post Templates

A plugin that allows you to create and use templates in order to facilitate writing of similar posts/pages.

82-Smart YouTube

Smart Youtube plugin allows you to insert full featured YouTube videos into your post, comments and in RSS feed.


A dream plugin for Podcasters using WordPress..


FeedWordPress syndicates content from feeds you choose into your WordPress weblog.

85-WPML Multilingual CMS

Allows building complete multilingual sites with WordPress.


Displays a printable version of your WordPress blog’s post/page.


Allows WordPress users to easily embed YouTube and Google Videos using one simple tag and places a preview image of the YouTube videos in your RSS .

88-HeadSpace2 SEO

Controls almost every aspect of your site’s meta-data, including advanced tagging, Analytics, and dozens of plugins. The best WordPress SEO solution!

89-My Page Order

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

90-Lightbox 2

Plugin used to overlay images on the current page into neat Javascript-powered overlay popups. From settings you can choose background-color, overlay.

91-AdSense Now!

AdSense Now! gets you started with Google AdSense. No mess, no fuss.

92-WP Google Analytics

Lets you use Google Analytics to track your WordPress site statistics.


Adds userfriendly multilingual content management and translation support into WordPress.

94-After the Deadline

After the Deadline checks spelling, style, and grammar in your WordPress posts.

95-Maintenance Mode

Adds a splash page to your blog that lets visitors know your blog is down for maintenance.


Improve your web typography with: hyphenation, space control, intelligent character replacement, and CSS hooks.

97-Multi-level Navigation Plugin

Description: Adds a CSS based dropdown/flyout/slider menu to your WordPress blog.



Allows you to integrate Flickr photos into your site. It supports user, set, favorite, group and community photostreams.


Redirection is a WordPress plugin to manage 301 redirections and keep track of 404 errors without requiring knowledge of Apache .htaccess files.

100-WordPress Mobile Edition

WordPress Mobile Edition is a plugin that shows an interface designed for a mobile device when visitors come to your site on a mobile device.


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4 Responses

  1. Nice list, I use some of these, will definitely need to look at some others for my blog.

  2. çeviri says:

    good plugin collection, i have try some

  3. I just started to build my site on wordpress theme, and this list of plugin will be very helpful to me. Thanks for the nice list, I’ll start off with pixo point for easy navigation.

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