Having a cool website with functionality that fits your needs every day is a tough job, but not impossible. The amount of WordPress plugins both premium and free is going up and the versatility they bring to our website is immense.

2018 is here and we started gathering the most interesting and powerful plugins that you should have a look at in this year. Last year we had amazing plugin collections with tons of functionality that was both interesting and useful for your WordPress blog or website, today we share with you a new one.

Final Tiles Gallery

Try as you might, there comes a time when all your gallery creations begin to exhibit a certain sameness. The likely culprit is the need for constant image sizes and aspect ratios. The Final Tiles plugin relieves you of having to be bound by these constraints. Now, you can mix and match images that differ in size and aspect ratio in the same gallery. You can mix videos in with you images, create albums, add captions and special effects, and more.

Essential Grid WordPress Plugin

The Essential Grid WordPress Plugin, the #1 WordPress grid-building solution, is more powerful than its name implies. With the help of this plugin, you can create highly customizable grids to display your content formats on.

As a result, you’ll find it much easier to create truly unique image galleries, product displays in shops, portfolio and blog layouts, and even social media stream formats.

OptinMonster

OptinMonster is the most popular conversion rate optimization software. It allows you to convert abandoning website visitors into email subscribers. If you want to grow your email list, then this is a must have WordPress plugin in 2017. Read these case studies to see how much success other businesses are having by using OptinMonster.

WPForms

As a business owner, allowing your customers to contact you should be your top priority. WPForms is the most beginner friendly contact form plugin for WordPress. This drag & drop online form builder allows you to easily create contact forms, email subscription forms, order forms, payment forms, and other type of online forms with just a few clicks. There’s a free WPForms Lite version available for those who are looking for a simple solution.

MemberPress

MemberPress allows you to build online communities on your WordPress website. It is the best WordPress membership plugin that allows you to easily add membership options to your WordPress website.

You can create subscriptions and restrict content to users based on their subscription plans. It works with all popular payment ways and plays nicely with online stores using WooCommerce.

EA Share Count

EA Share count is the best WordPress social media plugin. It allows you to easily add social media sharing buttons to your website. Unlike other social sharing plugins, EA Share Count is super-fast and comes with only the social platforms you actually use.

Wordfence Security

Every WordPress site owner should take their security seriously given how easy it is for attackers to hack or infect unsecured sites, which is why an advanced plugin like Wordfence Security is so necessary. This plugin offers a variety of robust security features including a firewall, brute force protection, malware scanning, security alerts, your own threat defense feed, login security options and more.

In conclusion

The web is a hard place to live in, things are changing every day. The collection of plugins you should use is basically up to you, but we really recommend you to keep it updated so you are secure and get the most out of them. Feel we missed a plugin? Please comment below and don’t forget to share the article!