15 Excellent WordPress Widgets for Your Collection
1. 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.
2. Weather Slider Premium WordPress Weather Widget
WeatherSlider WP is a gorgeous weather widget that you can easily add to your WordPress site. It supports multiple units of measurement, time and date formats, geolocation and custom location search for your visitors. It’s device friendly by supporting responsive mode, touch gestures on mobile devices, and CSS3 transitions for optimal performance
3. Smart Post Lists Widget
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.
4. WP Notes Widget
Posts and pages have their own characteristics and uses, but sometimes there is a need to display important, very short, time sensitive information which don’t really fit into a post or page. WP Notes Widget fills this gap. The visual design is similar to real sticky notes which adds to the effective communication of the message.
5. Custom Widget Areas
With the plugin you can create an unlimited number of Sidebars (Custom Widget Areas) and easily configure them by adding widgets in already familiar WordPress interface. You can assign the Custom Widget Areas to any of your themes defined “widget areas”. You can even place them directly inside the content of Pages and Posts by simply using Shortcodes. We have also added support for Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies.
6. 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.
7. Top Stories – Most Viewed/Recent Posts Widget
Show most commented, most visited or most recent posts in your WordPress blog. Easily configure them by adding widgets throw WordPress admin dashboard.
8. About Me 3000 Widget
This widget will show general information about you. Add your email and small description, and your gravatar will be shown next to the summary. You can also show icons (URLs) of your social network accounts. You can even add your Feedburner ID, and the plugin will show the number of subscribers, next to a standard Feedburner image.
9. Popping Sidebar and Widgets for WordPress
With this widget you can create popping custom responsive layouts with sidebars and widgets in just a few clicks. Choose from variety of overlays, positioning, page visibility, active period, open/close events, custom styling, custom sidebars and much more.
10. Advanced Text Widget
This plugin provides flexible widget visibility conditions for every widget on your site, including core and third party widgets provided by other plugins. The plugin also provides an “Advanced Text” widget, which supports raw PHP code, as well as shortcodes. Shortcode functionality will be activated on the native “Text” widget as well.
Pollify is a simple wordpress poll widget comes with 3 layers of security, 5 languages with RTL support, easy to use and setup and Google analytics integration.
12. Supreme Widget Social Marketing
Supreme Widgets is a Premium WordPress plugin made to enhance your website with much needed social and marketing features! From Facebook Page like box, Simple Twitter stream and Social network with Font Awesome icon, to Contact Form with captcha, Responsive Google Ads and Google Maps.
13. Advanced Widget
The Advanced Widget Pack WordPress plugin is a pack of popular high quality widgets that allows you boost your blog SEO by displaying you most popular, recent, random posts in your sidebars. Display your blog contact information for clients to easily get in touch. Enable visitors to subscribe to your Feedburner RSS Feed. Display your favorite Flickr photos. Display a custom Google Map.
14. Smart Navigation Widget
Smart Navigation Widgets is plugin with 4 widgets (and 1 bonus widget) ideal for bloggers or any other WordPress users with big archives that can be hard to navigate. Using this plugin, you can display AJAX powered archive widget that shows only small portion of archives to user, and allows him to navigate deeper only when he needs to.
15. Smart Market Widgets
Smart Market Widgets is WordPress plugin containing 5 widgets, using Envato API to get information about files available on all Envato Marketplaces and display them in the website sidebars using different methods and styling.