10 Most Popular Open Source WordPress Plugins


WordPress is the most popular Blog & CMS tool and publishing platform around the world. Thanks to wordpress and its plugins, anyone who has less web design & development technology can easily and quickly create a blog or CMS system with own styles. In this post, I’ll introduce you a list of Top 10 free & open source wordpress plugins that have most rated on github.com. All the plugins are full free, you can easily download from the¬†WordPress.org plugin directory or install directly from wordpress admin panel. I hope you like it.

infinite-scroll

jQuery and WordPress plugins for infinite scroll.

infinite-scroll

woocommerce

A WordPress eCommerce toolkit that helps you sell anything. Transform your WordPress website into a thorough-bred eCommerce store for free.

woocommerce

Facebook WordPress

The Facebook plugin for WordPress adds Facebook-powered social features to your WordPress site themes and publishing flow. Automatically add page markup optimized for social sharing. Grow your audience with shared stories powered by Facebook’s Like Button and Send Button. Publish new content to your authors’ Facebook Timeline or your site’s Facebook page as you publish the post.

Facebook WordPress

Google Publisher Plugin (beta)

The Google Publisher Plugin enables you to easily use Google’s products – including AdSense and Webmaster Tools – with your WordPress site.

Adding AdSense ads usually requires you to generate snippets in AdSense and paste these into your site, or to manually edit PHP files. This plugin lets you place AdSense ads using a simple point-and-click UI.

This beta version of the Google Publisher Plugin allows you to:

  • Easily add AdSense ads to your site to make money from advertising.
  • Verify your site with Webmaster Tools with just one click.

Google Publisher Plugin (beta)

Jigoshop

Jigoshop is a feature-packed eCommerce plugin built upon WordPress core functionality ensuring excellent performance and customizability.

Jigoshop

Query Monitor

Query Monitor is a debugging plugin for anyone developing with WordPress. It has some unique features not yet seen in other debugging plugins, including automatic AJAX debugging and the ability to narrow down things by plugin or theme.

Query Monitor

WordPress Varnish

This plugin purges your varnish cache when content is added or edited. This includes when a new post is added, a post is updated or when a comment is posted to your blog.

WordPress Varnish

wp-social

A social web integration plugin for WordPress. (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

wp-social

Download Monitor

Download Monitor provides an interface for uploading and managing downloadable files (including support for multiple versions), inserting download links into posts, and logging downloads.

Download Monitor

WordPress Backup to Dropbox

Keep your valuable WordPress website, its media and database backed up to Dropbox in minutes with this sleek, easy to use plugin.

WordPress Backup to Dropbox