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: March 25th, 2019

NumPluginAuthorScore
1FileBird – WordPress Media Library FoldersNinja Team177
2Funnel Builder by CartFlows – Create High Converting Sales Funnels For WordPressCartFlows Inc172
3Astra WidgetsBrainstorm Force166
4Update Theme and Plugins from Zip FileJeff Sherk158
5Forminator Contact Form, Poll & Quiz BuilderWPMU DEV147
6Modern Events Calendar LiteWebnus Team139
7Kadence WooCommerce Email DesignerKadence Themes123
8CAOS for Webfonts | Host Google Fonts LocallyDaan van den Bergh115
9BunnyCDN – WordPress CDN PluginBunnyCDN101
10WP Last Modified InfoSayan Datta98
11WebP ExpressBjørn Rosell98
12DIVI Enhancer – DIVI Modules and OptionsMiguras95
13Shortcode VariablesYeKen93
1410Web manager10WEB93
15Popups for DiviPhilipp Stracker91
16Genesis DambusterRussell Jamieson91
17Facebook for WooCommerceFacebook90
18Colorlib 404 CustomizerColorlib87
19Lazy Load OptimizerProcessby87
20Contact Form 7 – reCaptcha v2IQComputing86

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
1Newsletter2GoNewsletter2Go514
2WooCommerce Tiered Price Tablebycrik286
3Quicklink for WordPressWP Munich273
4DynamicConditionsRTO GmbH264
5Drag and Drop Multiple File Upload – Contact Form 7Glen Don L. Mongaya206
6Export Users to CSVBoopathi Rajan199
7Log cleaner for iThemes SecurityMichael Ott192
8FooEvents CalendarFooEvents190
9Disable WP REST APIJeff Starr171
10Analog Templates for ElementorAnalogWP167
11ConvertBox Auto Embed WordPress pluginConvertBox165
12BHIM UPI Payment GatewaySiradhana.Com164
13WPKoi Templates for ElementorWPKoi162
14Make Column Clickable ElementorFernando Acosta161
15Advanced Custom Fields: Image Aspect Ratio Crop FieldJohannes Siipola159
16Trustpilot ReviewsTrustpilot158
17HookMeUp – Additional Content for WooCommerceGetBowtied154
18Sina Extension for Elementorshaonsina154
19Accessibility Suite by Online ADAOnline ADA154
20WP Githuber MD – WordPress Markdown EditorTerry Lin152

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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