If you’re a freelance web designer or developer, there’s no doubt that many of your projects will be constructed using WordPress. And if you’re an experienced WordPress user, you know that well-built plugins can make life much easier for you. So here are 15 best WordPress plugins for creative freelancers should have.
Out-of-the-box solution to get your resume online. Built on WordPress’s custom post types, it offers a uniquely familiar approach to publishing
WP-Invoice – Web Invoice and Billing
WP-Invoice lets WordPress blog owners send itemized invoices to their clients. Ideal for web developers, SEO consultants, general contractors, or anyone with a WordPress blog and clients to bill. The plugin ties into WP’s user management database to keep track of your clients and their information.
WP Project Manager
A WordPress Project Management plugin. Manage your project simply with the right tools and options.
DZS ZoomFolio is the ultimate plugin for displaying your creative portfolio to your clients and that’s not all. You can use it to show the recent posts from your blog or a gallery from your vacation. The possibilities are endless.
Ajax Content Browser for WordPress
Ajax Content Navigator or ACN is a plugin that helps you create infinite, pinterest style or grid walls on your WordPress site. Allow visitors to quickly browse content on your website and find exactly what they are looking for using powerful instant ajax navigation filters with Ajax Content Navigator! ACN is using AJAX to load and filter your content beautifully!
Responsive Styled Google Maps
The only wordpress plugin that generates responsive and already-styled maps, using a simple shortcode!
Hotspot is a plugin for easily adding annotations, text, or other stuff to an image, on the exact locations that you want. It’s an old concept with one exception. It comes with a powerful editor for precise drawing and positioning of the spots. You can also edit settings and see a preview of the final result!
Gigabox Responsive WP Gallery/Image Effect
Gigabox is a lightweight responsive WordPress image gallery. It will integrate with your theme seamlessly and it won’t look out of place. Also it won’t bloat your website with tons of unnecessary code, Gigabox’s JS file is only 9 KB.
WordPress Email Ticket Support Plugin
This Premium WordPress Plugin is for anyone who provides support to their customers via email. Simply install this plugin on your WordPress blog and you will be up and running with a great email ticketing system in no time.
uSquare is a wordpress responsive squared grid that can display your content in a unique and interesting way. You can use it for displaying team members, products, services, designs, blog posts or anything else that comes to your mind. In our live preview we have included 3 modifications of the original file in order for you to see how uSquare can serve your purpose.
Social Gallery Plugin is a fantastic new way to engage visitors to your WordPress blog by adding the ultimate lightbox featuring social media buttons (Facebook like, Facebook Send, Pinterests ‘Pin it’, Twitters ‘Tweet This’ and now Linked In, Stumble Upon & Tumblr) as well as Facebook or Disqus Comments!
Meet the Team
Meet the Team is a WordPress plugin that allows you to easily create and manage teams. You can display single teams as two and three responsive columns, you can also showcase all teams as a filterable isotope gallery, easy social links management included.
Isotope Gallery is an interactive WordPress photo gallery plugin, best fit for creative and corporate portfolio websites, that lets you create beautifully animated galleries with a modern look and smooth animations.