One can find WordPress plugins at numerous places on the Internet. In this post, we look at three repository websites for WordPress plugins.
The first site, wordpres.org, offers free plugins. The two remaining sites offer Premium (not free) WordPress plugins.
When I want a plugin I always check for it on this site. Over 16,000 plugins are available. The plugins on this site have met specific requirements and are free.
Each plugin has its own page with more detail. Links to the plugin site or author site are listed, if available. Stats are posted, including how many times a plugin has been downloaded.
All the plugins in the WordPress plugin directory are free. Quality varies widely.
Codecanyon is a repository of various types of plugins and code snippets. This site is part of the Envato network. They have a very good selection of WordPress plugins, along with plugins and code snippets for other platforms.
One can easily see how many times a plugin has been downloaded. Prices range from $2-$35.
Each plugin has its own page with details (including description and features), faq, and comments. The comments provide an area for users to ask questions, get help, etc.
WordPress.org remains the most popular place for plugins, and we suggest you should check there first whenever you need a plugin. If you can’t find something suitable, Code Canyon and WPPlugins both offer some really exceptional plugins. Plugins found on Code Canyon are big time-savers and are well worth the small price you pay.
Where have you found plugins? What are your favorite sites to get plugins?