Less than two months from now, and we’re going to bid 2014 good-bye, and say hello to brand-new 2015! But hey, it’s never too late to share with you guys a list of our favorite new WordPress plugins that will help you completely optimize your website and give you a smooth-sailing and bug-free user experience.
We have a variety of fresh plugins for the month of November, and they’ll come in handy for a variety of web tasks, so take a look at them and tell us which ones are your favorites. As always, we hope you’ll find them useful.
ElasticPress is a WordPress-Elasticsearch integration that overrides the default WP_Query behavior to give you search results from Elasticsearch instead of MySQL. The plugin is built to be fully managed via the command line, with support for cross-site search in multi-site WordPress installs.
This WordPress plugin allows you to easily view, edit, delete, and add options in your WordPress options table. It has a user-friendly interface that lets you search for a particular option, edit it, or delete it, all within the same WP admin page.
The Jssor Slider plugin allows you to create slideshows painlessly and effortlessly. Simply upload your images from the admin or drag-and-drop them into place. Set slide captions, links and description fields all from a single page, and use the included shortcode or template to easily embed slideshows in your website or blog.
This plugin for WordPress allows you to administrate cPanel email accounts from the WP admin interface.
Suppamenu (Lite) is a responsive, fully customizable, and user-friendly WordPress mega menu plugin that lets you create an infinite number of mega menus with different sub-menu types. The plugin comes with more than 10 skins. You can choose from these skins or you can create your own from the admin panel and save it – no code, just options!
This WordPress plugin creates shortcodes that you can use to create variations for Google Experiments. Additionally, it handles the communication with the Content Experiments API to select variation and report results. In the simple page (form) of Google Experiments, the user is redirected to a separate page that contains the variation. This plugin allows you to define sections within a single page that contains multiple variations.
The HeroWP Custom Login Image plugin allows you to change your WordPress login image in just seconds. You can also add custom width and height to the image.
This simple yet powerful plugin for WordPress allows you to generate a random, inspiring, and thought-provoking quote or affirmation on your website on an hourly basis. It uses the QOTZ.net API. Some of its key features include the ability to customize how the quote renders on your page, local data caching (using WP transient API) for 60 minutes, and more than 80,000 quotes.
Advanced Advertising System is the perfect plugin for those who want to promote their products on your website. It manages advertisers and controls the campaign, especially the pricing model for each advertiser. With it, you can manage the ads zone (position) and specify the pricing model (CPC, CPM, CPP) for each zone slot. The frontend display is based on priority system.
This WordPress plugin comes with 8 amazing widgets that are carefully crafted to perfection. This powerpack of widgets are important for any modern WordPress-based website. The plugin was designed with simplicity in mind and has been programmed to adapt to the styling of the theme you’re using. What’s more, it provides the option to add your own CSS for further styling.