Most Popular WordPress Plugins for Churches

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Most Church websites have very specific needs which cannot be easily fulfilled by WordPress straight out of the box. Things like content sliders and accordions, event calendars and timetables, newsletters, donation and crowdfunding features.

Thankfully there are plenty of WordPress plugins, free and paid, that can extend your church’s WordPress website with such features.

To make it easier for you to discover and install these plugins, we are bringing you this table of the Top 100 most used WordPress plugins on church websites. You might discover some popular plugins that will inspire you to create something useful for your churchgoers.

If you’re looking for some design inspiration for your new website, then check out our list of the Most Used WordPress Themes by Churches.


The Most Used WordPress Plugins on Church Websites
#Plugin NameTotal Websites% of Total
#1Contact Form 721,45335.597%
#2Slider Revolution9,52315.801%
#3Jetpack6,78111.252%
#4The Events Calendar6,63811.014%
#5WPBakery Page Builder5,3108.811%
#6Simple Calendar4,2307.019%
#7Google Analytics For WordPress3,8446.378%
#8Layerslider3,5485.887%
#9All In One Event Calendar3,3335.53%
#10WooCommerce2,7724.6%
#11Youtube Embed Plus2,5524.234%
#12Elementor Page Builder2,1813.619%
#13Page Builder by SiteOrigin2,1093.499%
#14Google Analytics Dashboard For WP1,9313.204%
#15TablePress1,8723.106%
#16MetaSlider1,8453.061%
#17Custom Facebook Feed1,7872.965%
#18Cookie Notice1,7742.944%
#19Photo Gallery1,6652.763%
#20WP Pagenavi1,5642.595%
#21Nextgen Gallery1,5372.55%
#22Page Links To1,5082.502%
#23Events Manager1,4822.459%
#24Wc Gallery1,4332.378%
#25Instagram Feed1,4012.325%
#26Essential Grid Gallery Plugin1,3822.293%
#27SiteOrigin Widgets Bundle1,2592.089%
#28Bb Plugin1,1591.923%
#29MailChimp for WordPress1,1171.853%
#30Give – Donation Plugin and Fundraising Platform1,1101.842%
#31Simple Social Icons1,0771.787%
#32Fusion Builder9401.56%
#33Cookie Law Info9301.543%
#34Seriously Simple Podcasting8791.459%
#35WP Google Maps8781.457%
#36Cornerstone8751.452%
#37Fusion Core8681.44%
#38Seriesengine Plugin8421.397%
#39Responsive Lightbox8351.386%
#40Gravity Forms8321.381%
#41Wysija Newsletters8321.381%
#42Add To Any8161.354%
#43Easy Fancybox8161.354%
#44Bible Verse Of The Day7811.296%
#45Formidable Forms7701.278%
#46Elementor Pro7681.274%
#47MapPress Maps for WordPress7571.256%
#48Gutenberg7441.235%
#49Events Calendar Pro7421.231%
#50EventOn7311.213%
#51Seamless Donations7091.176%
#52Sermon Manager For WordPress7051.17%
#53Social Icons Widget By WPzoom7001.161%
#54Max Mega Menu6921.148%
#55Compact WP Audio Player6621.098%
#56Social Media Icons Widget6291.044%
#57Contact Widgets6291.044%
#58Simple Lightbox6291.044%
#59My Calendar6201.029%
#60WordPress Download Manager6081.009%
#61Smart Slider 36041.002%
#62Monarch Social Media Sharing5800.962%
#63Ultimate Vc Addons5730.951%
#64Newsletter5720.949%
#65Masterslider5640.936%
#66Ultimate Social Media Icons5480.909%
#67Vamtam Push Menu5400.896%
#68Custom Facebook Feed Pro5250.871%
#69Content Views Query And Display Post Page5250.871%
#70Google Analyticator5160.856%
#71Sitepress Multilingual CMS5130.851%
#72Column Shortcodes5020.833%
#73JS Composer Salient4990.828%
#74Cromax4970.825%
#75UK Cookie Consent4900.813%
#76Ortox Network Sites4860.806%
#77Extra Sidebar Widgets4860.806%
#78Prihod Ru Webmaster4860.806%
#79Simple Share Buttons Adder4780.793%
#80Modern Events Calendar Lite4710.782%
#81Social Media Widget4710.782%
#82Feed Them Social4660.773%
#83WP Rocket4560.757%
#84Captcha4550.755%
#85Genesis Responsive Slider4540.753%
#86Dynamic To Top4540.753%
#87Media Element Html5 Video And Audio Player4500.747%
#88Download Monitor4430.735%
#89Contact Form Plugin4370.725%
#90jQuery Collapse O Matic4220.7%
#91Shortcodes Ultimate4210.699%
#92Modern Events Calendar4180.694%
#93Sharedaddy4170.692%
#94Foobox Image Lightbox4110.682%
#95UberMenu4090.679%
#96WP Mailto Links4040.67%
#97Payment Imithemes4020.667%
#98Google Language Translator3940.654%
#99Themeisle Companion3940.654%
#100Spider Event Calendar3910.649%
Number of Church Websites Powered by WordPress60,267
Last updatedAugust 4th, 2020

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