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16 Best Blog Plugins for WordPress

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Do you feel like your WordPress blog is a canvas? A blank white paper where you could paint your mind and heart out? The perfect WordPress blog plugin can help bring your imagination to life.

WordPress Plugins for Blogs

Starting a WordPress blog is simple. It requires little effort, and your blog is up, but the ‘running’ part is tricky. You have to bring viewers, engage them, and convert them. Of course, if you want to attract eyeballs to your blog—and generate revenue from it—you need your blog to stand out.

There are a lot of things you can do with your blog. You can customize the theme, tweak the layout, add graphical elements, create and add videos, share images, or create a shop. The list goes on.

This is where plugins can help you manage things. There are endless possibilities that you can achieve with plugins, including:

  • optimize your blog for search engines
  • translate your blog into multiple languages
  • make it easy to share on social platforms
  • add elements from different websites to your blog
  • interact with your readers

There are hundreds of blog plugins for WordPress. In this post, I'll show you some of the top and trending WordPress blog plugins on Envato Elements and CodeCanyon. 

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WordPress Blog Plugins on Envato Elements

Plugins help you make your site appealing, optimize it for search engines, protect it from hacks and spam, and improve the user experience.

Each element of a blog helps to enhance its appeal for the readers and viewers. Be it a magazine layout or catchy graphics, it can all be done with premium plugins available on Envato Elements and CodeCanyon. They offer more functionality than free plugins. 

1. TM User Blog: WordPress Front End Post Submission

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This lightweight plugin allows you to create beautiful submission blogs for the front-end of your blog. It comes with a feature-packed form builder that supports post meta fields and custom taxonomies. 

Additional features include:

  • Elementor widgets
  • inline media upload
  • Google Recaptcha
  • multilingual-ready, including RTL support

Additionally, the plugin supports bbPress, BuddyPress, and WPMU. 

2. Blog Layouts for Elementor WordPress Plugin

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Blog Layouts for Elementor helps you create attractive blog layouts and includes two Elementor widgets: a classic layout and a carousel layout. Each has six different blog styles. 

Other notable features of this responsive blog plugin for WordPress include:

  • pagination: numeric, classic, and load more
  • animations with over 200 effects 
  • custom color for each addon
  • translation-ready

It supports custom post styles.

3. Custom Breadcrumbs Plugin for WordPress

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This plugin automatically adds breadcrumbs to your WordPress and WooCommerce website. It adds them to the blog, search results, archive, category, tags, and WooCommerce product list pages. It comes with nine customizable templates and is compatible with modern browsers. 

4. Blog Revolution for Elementor WordPress Plugin

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Blog Revolution for Elementor helps you create blog layouts in no time. It comes with three blog styles and one Elementor widget. You can position the blocks in the widget however you like. 

This responsive plugin also includes features like:

  • column from 1 to 3
  • support for custom post types
  • support sticky posts
  • pagination: numeric or classic
  • translation ready

5. Content Protection Plugin for WordPress Theme

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Protecting your content is important. This plugin prevents others from copying your content and using it for their purposes. It blocks all methods of copying, like the right-click menu, selecting and dragging, hotkeys, developer tools, and more. The plugin is behind the scenes and does not affect search-engine indexing.

It is compatible with a wide range of WordPress plugins, page builders, themes, frameworks, and WooCommerce. It also works perfectly on modern browsers. 

Notable features include:

  • SEO-friendly
  • works with Windows, Linux, and macOS
  • works perfectly with RTL languages 

WordPress Blog Plugins on CodeCanyon

6. Blog Designer PRO for WordPress

Blog Designer PRO for WordPress

Blog Designer is a WordPress blog plugin to beautify your blog pages. It is a simple and easy-to-use design tool that can help your blog attract more clients and visitors.

It comes with more than 50 templates for various categories. Layouts include:

  • grid layout
  • box view layout
  • masonry layout
  • full-width layout
  • newspaper layout
  • timeline layout
  • slider layout

A fully responsive plugin, Blog Designer PRO works with WooCommerce, and Easy Digital Downloads is supported.

7. Blog Manager for WordPress

Blog Manager for WordPress

Blog Manager for WordPress lets you drag and drop content and rearrange it on your blog.

This blog manager goes a step ahead of merely enhancing the design of your blog. It completely alters your blog!

This plugin allows you to change your blog's layout, rearrange items' lists, and add various media (including SoundCloud, Vimeo, Slider, and YouTube). You can also customize blog sections, add lists, modify styling, and change pagination.

It is a responsive plugin with interface and performance optimizations.

8. WP Blog Manager

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WP Blog Manager is the perfect plugin to overhaul your blog's look. It offers more than 100 designs to give a powerful appeal to your blog. Layouts include:

  • grid layout
  • list layout
  • slider layout
  • masonry layout
  • pagination layout
  • timeline layout
  • magazine layout
  • carousel layout
  • filter layout

On top of it, there are a number of customized fonts and themes to make your blog stand out with its sleek design.

9. Follow My Blog Post Plugin

You have created a blog. People are coming to it, and it is getting traction. But who will tell you if the audience is liking whatever you are putting out? That's where the follow button comes in.

Follow My Blog Post Plugin

The Follow My Blog Post plugin allows users to follow changes to your website. It also allows them to follow blogs, pages, and categories without making an account.

The sends a confirmation email to subscribers. It supports all kinds of e-commerce plugins, including WooCommerce, JigoShop, WP eCommerce, and Easy Digital Downloads.

10. News and Blog Designer Pack Pro

The name gives away this plugin. News and Blog Designer Pack Pro is a blog plugin for WordPress to help you create a magazine, news, or blog website.

It offers more than 90+ built-in designs, including blog modules, post sliders, masonry, a two-widget slider and grid, post ticker, post timeline, and category grid slider.

Compatibility

This plugin is compatible with the latest version of WordPress, as well as all major browsers. It also works with all WordPress themes.

Usability

News and Blog Designer Pack Pro is an effective solution for people who want to create a responsive blog page.

Versatility

News and Blog Designer Pack Pro is a versatile plugin that can be used by the WPBakery page builder. It can also be used via shortcodes and widgets.

With several fully customized layouts, this really will add spark to your blog.

11. Blog Designer: Post and Widget Pro

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Blog Designer is a beautiful way to design your WordPress blog. You only have to create a blog page and add the code. The built-in live shortcode generator allows you to set up the plugin as quickly as possible.

With more than 24 features, it is an effective plugin for managing a WordPress blog.

12. Blog Page Layout Manager for WordPress

Blog Page Layout Manager is an all-in-one WordPress plugin. From the layout to the optimization of your blog, this plugin takes care of everything.

It is a fully customizable plugin, with some notable features including:

  • 100% responsive layouts
  • 45+ post grid styles available
  • blog page layout
  • category page layout
  • tag page layout
  • date archive page layout
  • author page layout
  • SEO-friendly code
  • pagination

Free Blog Plugins for WordPress 

Premium WordPress plugins offer a lot more features, but if they are out of your budget range, then these free blog plugins provide a good start:

WP Blog Post Layouts

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WP Blog Post Layouts allows you to create layouts for WordPress blogs. No coding knowledge needed. There are three layout types: masonry, grid, and list. Each has three different variations. You can use this plugin to style your blog pages and rearrange WordPress posts. You can customize the colors and typography, set the content length, and so on. It is fully compatible with both Gutenberg and Elementor.

ConeBlog: WordPress Blog Widgets

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This collection of blog widgets for Elementor and WordPress comes with highly customizable predesigned layouts. It supports Gutenberg, SiteOrigin, Brizy, Oxygen, and Beaver Builder.

Simple Blog Stats

This plugin allows you to display data about your blog content to users. Some of it includes the total number of words, pages, drafts, and comments. It also shows the number of categories, tags, registered users, and more. It works with or without the Gutenberg block editor. The plugin provides template tags to display stats anywhere on your theme. It also uses caching for better performance.

Blog Designer

This free plugin comes with 15 responsive and customizable blog templates. It supports customized CSS. You can modify the text color, background color, font size, etc. Finally, it is translation-ready and works on all modern browsers.  

Use Blog Plugins for WordPress to Attract Visitors

These are some of the premier WordPress blog plugins that offer you every chance to make your blog an outstanding manifestation of your imagination.

Wordpress plugins

Every plugin offers unique customizations, and CodeCanyon features many WordPress blog plugins that are certain to produce results. Try these plugins today and customize your blog the way you want it.

If you want to learn more about blogging, check out some articles in the Envato Tuts+ business section:

And for WordPress blog themes and WordPress blog plugins, check out the Envato Tuts+ web design section:

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