If you’ve never heard of WordPress, you better acquaint yourself quickly. It’s not a mandatory skill for most jobs. If you have a WordPress blog, you will know that plugins and widgets are an essential part of creating a customized experience for your readers, making maintenance easier, and amplifying your voice.
Here, in this post I have compiled a list of 15+ best free wordpress sidebar widgets for your wordpress blogs. These plugins are for everybody even if you’re a newbie that just created a WordPress blog and needs some advice, or you’re a professional that uses WordPress as a business website.
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1. Facebook Chat
Add Tawea to your blog and a bar similar to Facebook chat will appear at the bottom right. Log in with your Facebook account and start chatting.
2. Alpine PhotoTile for Instagram
Stylish and compact plugin for displaying Instagram images in a sidebar, post, or page.
The Feedweb Plugin is a simple and easy way to promote and improve your blog. By activating the plugin you can freely insert customized rating widgets into your selected posts.
4. Instagram Badges
Adds Instagram badges to your WordPress blog that will help you link to and promote your Instagram profile.
5. Display Future Posts
Small Plugin to display future posts as a widget on a sidebar or direct on any page you want.
6. Free Live Support Chat
LiveSupporti plugin for WordPress allows you to add live support chat to your WordPress website so you can chat with your visitors.
7. Alpine PhotoTile for Flickr
The Alpine PhotoTile for Flickr, the first plugin in the Alpine PhotoTile series, is capable of retrieving photos from a particular Flickr user, a group, a set, or the Flickr community.
Wp-Insert is the most powerful yet easiest to use WordPress ad management plugin which does a lot more than ad management.
11. The Welcomizer
This Ajax powered plugin allows you to quickly animate your WordPress blog using jQuery effects.
12. Add Link to Facebook
13. Twiget Twitter Widget
Twiget Twitter Widget lets you display your latest twitter status updates in any of the widgetized areas. Just add the Twiget Twitter Widget to your sidebar or any of the widget areas and enter your twitter username.
14. SEO Tag Cloud Widget
SEO Tag Cloud Widget displays the tag cloud in a SEO-friendly way, using a search engine optimized html markup. It looks the same as the default WordPress Cloud Tag, but with an optimized html markup.
15. Shortcode Exec PHP
Using this plugin you can execute arbitrary PHP code using shortcodes in your posts, pages, comments, widgets and RSS feeds, just like manually defined shortcodes.
16. Really Simple Twitter Feed Widget
This plugin displays the latest posts from a Twitter account in a sidebar widget. Twitter API 1.1 ready, with easy customization of number of posts shown and replies detection.
17. Awesome Weather Widget
This plugin allows you to easily add super clean weather widgets to your site.
18. Custom Post Widget
The Custom Post Widget allows you to display the contents of a specific custom post in a widget.
20. Authors Widget
Authors Widget shows the list or cloud of the authors, with the number of posts, link to RSS feed next to their name, avatar. It is useful in a multi-author blog, where you want to have the list in the sidemenu.