Sidebar plays a vital rule in the management of a website and also helps in information architecture. WordPress come with a default sidebar and widgets used in sidebars which make WordPress the best CMS on the internet today. In this post i have mentioned 25+ Top Rated WordPress for your WordPress sidebar. Enjoy!.
This is a collection of the 25+ Top Rated WordPress Sidebar Widgets. Here, you’ll find free wordpress widget plugins as well as premium wordpress widget plugins. In the collection, we have best wordpress widgets of each kind.
Sidebar & Widget Manager for WordPress
Taxonomies Filter Widget
Taxonomies Filter Widget is a robust but powerful WordPress plugin that creates a widget which acts as a filter for your categories, tags, taxonomies and numerical custom fields. Visitors will then be able to do faceted searches on your site to filter posts and pages by taxonomies and numerical custom fields, using drop-downs, checkboxes, radio buttons, multiselect and range sliders.
Popular Posts Bar Widget
Fancy Text Widget
Custom Widget Areas for WordPress
The plugin recognizes your themes default sidebars and allows you to replace them, as well as allowing you to set individual sidebars for basically any template in WordPress: Pages, Posts, Custom Post Types, Custom Taxonomies, Categories, Archives, 404 Page, Search Page, Attachment Page, Tag Page and Author Page.
Twitter Ultimate-Wordpress Plugin
WeatherSlider WP – jQuery anim. WordPress widget
Better Recent Posts Widget Pro
Better Recent Posts Widget Pro provides a greatly enhanced recent posts widget. The default recent posts widget that comes with WordPress offers almost zero control over which posts are displayed, or how they are displayed. This widget fixes that.
Smart Post Lists Widget for WordPress
Builds post lists based on options you choose from a form in a widget. It works similar to SQL query but no coding knowledge is required. Check out the Live preview and the Video Preview above.
You can drag & drop the widget in as many sidebars or custom widget areas as you like and build as many independent lists as you like. You can easily build any type of list you’d like.
Advanced Categories Widget
This categories widget for WordPress is an advanced widget that gives you total control over the output of your categories. Support multi-instances widget, category image, easy to customize and full features. When a category link is clicked, all the posts in that category will display on a category page using the appropriate category template dictated by the template hierarchy rules.
Ninety Ajax Login/Register for WordPress
Our Sidebar Login/Register plugin for WordPress does exactly what it says on the tin; Logins and Registrations with a touch of Ajax magic. It also has a nice ‘logged in’ view, and a lost password form for those forgetful folk.
Bonobo – Weather Widget
Tabs Widget for WordPress
This plugin creates a new WordPress widget to display a tabbed panel with different content types on your site, from recent or popular posts to your latest tweets from your Twitter timeline. Tabs can rotate one after the other thus allowing for more exposure of the content: your posts are no longer hidden.
Weather Widget 3 for WordPress
Total Control HTML5 Audio Player for WordPress
The Total Control HTML5 Audio Player for WordPress is jQuery plugin widget that streams audio and features a manageable playlist. It features 3 skins and a mini player option for a more compact interface. Playlist rows can be dragged and dropped to rearrange song order and new songs can be added on the fly.
Custom Post Widget – WordPress Premium Plugin
Extended Tags Widget – WordPress Premium Plugin
An advanced widget that gives you total control over the output of your tags. The Tags widget replaces the default WordPress Tag Cloud widget. This version gives total control over the output to the user by allowing the input of all the arguments typically seen in the wp_tag_cloud() function.
J.B.Weather Widget 2.0 for WordPress
Better Related Posts Widget
This plugin provides an advanced widget that allows you to display similar, or related, posts in any widgetized sidebar.
Related posts are selected using tags, categories, or any custom taxonomy. When searching for related posts, the widget will choose posts that share between 1-3 like terms with the currently viewed post.
Hello tabs wordpress widget
“Hello tabs” is a wordpress plugin, which can be used for creating tabs element from any widgets you have! Plugin comes with 12 predefined styles and 24 animation effects! You can even create few tabs elements on a page!
Advanced Text Widget Pro
WordPress Weather Forecast Widget
Powerfull WordPress Weather plugin, based on MSN Weather & Foreca, with automatic location detection (with fallback) using GeoIP database, supports both Fahrenheit and Celsius degrees, also includes images for a better experience.
5sec Content Scroller Widget
Top Stories – Most Viewed / Recent Posts Widget
Show most commented or viewed posts in your blog with this WordPress Widget, inspired in “Top Stories Sidebar” by Engadget. Easily configure them by adding widgets in already familiar WordPress interface and get unlimited sidebar and color combinations.
Authors Widget – WordPress Premium Plugin
This widget allows you to display your site authors with details description and avatar in the sidebar. Widget can be used multiple of times even in one sidebar area. Including or excluding authors becomes easy with the multiselect option. You can also arrange and order the authors by many selection types, showing a number of authors or even hiding the author without posts. All default author contact info can be hidden or displayed as an icon or text.
Pollify – Simple WordPress Poll Widget
Instagram Recent Photos Widget Pro for WordPress
Instagram Recent Photos Widget Pro is a WordPress plugin that lets you quickly and easily display recent photos from any Instagram account. Just enter a username and pick your display settings and your up and running! As an added bonus the plugin comes and a tinyMCE plugin that allows you to use the widget in posts, pages, custom post types etc!