7 Less Known Free WordPress Plugins You Should Give a Chance

Make administration more user friendly, protect your website or improve Woocommerce basket UX.

1. Better Admin Bar

Who likes black fixed admin bar, if logged in? Especially, if header on website is also fixed? This tiny plugin make it more user friendly, transparency and height can be set.

On hover it is fully displayed, the advantage of easy move to admininstration is still kept.

Docs: Better Admin Bar

2. Adminimize

If there are many users on website, with different user roles, it is useful to hide uncesserary parts of administration for defined users.

Docs: Adminimize

3. Simple Custom Post Order

Do you need to reorder created posts? It is more difficult as it should be, but easily solved with this plugin.

Docs: Simple Custom Post Order

4. WC Hide Shipping Methods

Selling with Woocommerce? Do you use “free shipping” in some cases, e.g. total price is bigger than some value?

Each customer would be happy with shipping for free, it doesn’t make a sense to confuse him with other options. With this plugin, there are hidden, and customer can spend more time with browsing products as in the basket.

Docs: WC Hide Shipping Methods

5. Manage Notification Emails

When users on website can register or post comment, many different email notifications are sent. Do you really need to use them all?

If not, in the settings of this plugin you can choose your preferences.

Docs: Manage Notification Emails

6. Stop Spammers

There is always problem with SPAM, if working with WordPress. Limit new registrations and automatically get rid of possible SPAM users.

Docs: Stop Spammers

7. Recently Registered

By default, WordPress users are ordered alphabetically. If you want to see latest registered users, this plugin makes a good job for you.

Docs: Recently Registered

What less popular plugin(s) do you use?