Where to Find Free WordPress Plugins

Apart from the WordPress plugin repository, there are other ways of searching for free WordPress plugins, here are some of them:


This is a better way of finding plugins, as it includes more information about them such as a quality score and an indication of how many installations are currently active.

Check out RankWP

There was another similar site but it doesn’t seem to be active anymore.. If anyone knows of any other places to search for a free WordPress plugin just leave a comment below.

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About Jean Galea

Jean Galea is a WordPress developer, entrepreneur and padel player. He is the founder of WP Mayor, the plugins WP RSS Aggregator and EDD Bookings, as well as the Mastermind.fm podcast. His personal blog can be found at jeangalea.com.

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5 Responses

  1. ivica72
    ivica72 December 26, 2013 at 14:34 | | Reply

    Jean, this one has an interesting concept (for chosen number of plugins):

    Sometimes I check out this one, too:

  2. ivica72
    ivica72 December 27, 2013 at 19:16 | | Reply

    I forgot to add another one, very “heavy”: http://searchwpplugins.com/

  3. bostjan spetic
    bostjan spetic January 3, 2014 at 03:45 | | Reply

    heya, thanks for mentioning rankwp, appreciate it! would love to hear comments and ideas.

  4. taliwalt
    taliwalt January 5, 2014 at 16:33 | | Reply

    I use this site: chooseplugin.com. Let’s you filter plugins in the WP repository by rating, number of people who rated, downloads, compatibility, etc…

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