Best New WordPress Plugins

Update: The updated, full-featured list will from now on be available at ManageWP.org.

The extend page for plugins on WordPress.org features the most popular, highly rated, recently updated and new plugins.

But one thing missing is rising stars - plugins that are not yet quite so popular but are rapidly becoming so based on current downloads and ratings. These plugins would normally get no exposure and I decided to change that.

I will update the list every week on Monday so make sure you check come back for changes and newcomers. Interested in themes? Check Best new WordPress themes list, also updates every Monday.

The list is available in form of a WordPress plugin WP Quick Deploy, which also allows you to install any plugin from the list with just one click.

Best New Plugins

This list contains plugins downloaded between 10,000 and 100,000 times total, sorted by last week's popularity.

Last updated: December 10th, 2018

NumPluginAuthorScore
1WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank MathMyThemeShop408
2Disable GutenbergJeff Starr403
3Kadence Blocks – Gutenberg Page Builder ToolkitKadence Themes233
4Vevida OptimizerJan Vlastuin, Jan Reilink, Brian Stal212
5Nimble Page BuilderPress Customizr199
6Powerkit – Supercharge your WordPress SiteCode Supply Co.178
7Classic Editor AddonPieter Bos, Greg Schoppe176
8PW WooCommerce Gift CardsPimwick, LLC170
9WooCommerce ShipStation GatewayWooCommerce157
10Advanced GutenbergJoomUnited145
11WooCommerce Multivendor MarketplaceWC Lovers128
12Custom WooCommerce Checkout Fields EditorThemeLocation117
13Kadence WooCommerce Email DesignerKadence Themes116
14Schema & Structured Data for WP & AMPMohammed Kaludi, Ahmed Kaludi115
15Atomic Blocks – Gutenberg Blocks Collectionatomicblocks111
16Stackable – Gutenberg BlocksGambit Technologies, Inc109
17Multiple Columns for Gravity FormsWebHolism104
18Disable XML-RPCLittleBizzy102
19Appointment Hour Booking – WordPress Booking PluginCodePeople101
20SmartCrawl SEOWPMU DEV98

Upcoming Stars

These are newer plugins that show good potential and are on their way to the Best New plugins category.

This list contains plugins downloaded between 1,000 and 10,000 times total, sorted by last week's popularity.

NumPluginAuthorScore
1Block Gallery – Photo Gallery Gutenberg BlocksRich Tabor404
2Gutenberg Blocks by WordPress Download ManagerWordPress Download Manager265
3Gold Addons for ElementorGoldAddons264
4HootKitwphoot264
5Divi Supreme ModulesSupreme Modules255
6SEMrush SEO Writing AssistantSEMrush238
7Boxtal Connect – The shipping solution for WooCommerceAPI Boxtal229
8OSE Free SSLOpen Source Excellence226
9AMP WP – Google AMP For WordPressPixelative, Mohsin Rafique225
10WebPace Portfolio Photo Gallery – Responsive Image Gallery WordPress PluginWebPace203
11Perelink ProMike190
12Post Expiration DateHuguette Inc.186
13GhostKit – Gutenberg Blocks CollectionnK183
14Auto Approve CommentsFederico Andrioli183
15FileBird – WordPress Media Library FoldersNinja Team182
16Christmas GreetingsTechnocrackers181
17Image optimization service by OptimoleOptimole180
18BP Profile Shortcodes ExtraVenutius178
19Organic Profile BlockOrganic Themes173
20Editor Blocks for Gutenbergeditorblocks170

4 Comments

  1. Dec 26th, 2016 6:10 AM

    I like it very Benefits.
    Thank you very much

  2. Dec 25th, 2016 2:28 AM

    Hi Vladimir, Many thanks for investing your time in compiling these useful info (lists).
    Please keep them coming !!!

  3. Oct 25th, 2016 11:47 AM

    Thanks for providing me the best plugins list. Till, today i wasn't aware of some great plugins like AMP and ACF Theme Code. It's really great that you look in to the best plugins and provided a list.

  4. Oct 13th, 2016 9:46 AM

    i want to use it thank you

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