Best WordPress Design Improvements Plugins
Design has become one of the most important aspects of every website in the last few years. While content is still what matters the most (at least in my humble opinion), visual appearance catches our attention first. It is hard to take a website seriously if it looks like it was designed it the 90’s. Whether you like it or not, design is what makes the website look professional.
Great visual appearance is also one of the keys to the big success of WordPress platform. Premium designed themes will make your blog look professional and clean. Website’s appearance can also be improved with the help of premium wordpress plugins that bring great design and functionality to the table. List below presents some of the best plugins that will enhance the overall appeal of your site.
RoyalSlider is a WordPress plugin based on jQuery with a touch navigation that will add interactivity to your site. Slides can be managed within an easy to use administration area. You can add captions with WYSIWIG editor. It has been made from a HTML version that is a bestseller on CodeCanyon.
This amazing wordpress plugin will allow you to add your own fonts and then apply them to any element of your WordPress blog. The best part is that you don’t need any knowledge of coding or HTML/CSS. It supports all the general font types (.otf, .ttf, and .eot) and is cross browser compatible. It also has Google webFont support and is really easy to use.
Do you find recent posts widget boring and unattractive? Special Recent Posts PRO will revamp the design of the widget by adding classy thumbnails to it. There are over 60 customization options available including dynamic thumbnail resize. It is also possible to have multiple widget instances, each with it’s own specific settings.
Notifications are an important part of any website and you want to make them as visible as possible. Same goes for social networks icons that help you promote your blog. Foobar wordpress plugin allows you to add a customizable bar to the top of your blog or website. It is also possible to display different notifications on different subpages of your website, thus allowing you to completely adapt notification bar to the content of certain page.
Beautiful WordPress Accordion Slideshow will showcase your products or services and make them stand out from the rest of the site. The plugin comes with a custom admin panel where you can manage and customize all of your slideshows.
This is probably the most impressive wordpress plugin in our collection. It will save you a lot of time working on your site’s content. Instead of shortcodes you will be able to use a simple drag and drop user interface. Add elements / columns / content with a simple click and then drag them to get the desired order of them. Control your content with mouse only!
WordPress Flash minimalistic calendar with Events was build with minimalism and functionality in mind. It allows you to add several events for each day of the year. You can add it to your sidebar with widget or to posts and pages with the help of shortocodes. Calendar can be resized to any size with no quality loss. There are three predesigned skins available (dark, light and grunge). Administration panel is user friendly and it also features a live preview which enables you to see the look of the calendar without publishing it on your WordPress blog.
Christmas is just around the corner and with the help of this premium wordpress plugin called Christmas Magic you can add a Christmas atmosphere to your blog. It features a smooth HTML5 falling snow animation with a low CPU usage. As a bonus there is a standalone version of the script included along with the PSD file where you can customize the flakes.