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 720,98433.438%
#2Slider Revolution9,28314.792%
#3The Events Calendar6,75510.764%
#4Jetpack6,74810.753%
#5WPBakery Page Builder5,2158.31%
#6Simple Calendar3,9926.361%
#7Google Analytics For WordPress3,9596.309%
#8Layerslider3,3865.396%
#9All In One Event Calendar3,2105.115%
#10WooCommerce2,7234.339%
#11Youtube Embed Plus2,6244.181%
#12Elementor Page Builder2,1843.48%
#13Page Builder by SiteOrigin2,0553.275%
#14Google Analytics Dashboard For WP2,0073.198%
#15TablePress1,8432.937%
#16MetaSlider1,7922.856%
#17Cookie Notice1,7902.852%
#18Custom Facebook Feed1,7002.709%
#19Photo Gallery1,6062.559%
#20WP Pagenavi1,5142.413%
#21Page Links To1,4982.387%
#22Nextgen Gallery1,4882.371%
#23Events Manager1,4612.328%
#24Instagram Feed1,4122.25%
#25Wc Gallery1,3792.197%
#26Essential Grid Gallery Plugin1,3452.143%
#27SiteOrigin Widgets Bundle1,2461.985%
#28Bb Plugin1,1891.895%
#29MailChimp for WordPress1,0911.739%
#30Give – Donation Plugin and Fundraising Platform1,0801.721%
#31Simple Social Icons1,0671.7%
#32Fusion Builder9511.515%
#33Cookie Law Info9401.498%
#34Fusion Core8841.409%
#35Seriously Simple Podcasting8601.37%
#36Cornerstone8521.358%
#37Seriesengine Plugin8441.345%
#38Gravity Forms8311.324%
#39Add To Any8171.302%
#40Responsive Lightbox8111.292%
#41Wysija Newsletters7971.27%
#42Easy Fancybox7961.268%
#43WP Google Maps7901.259%
#44Formidable Forms7861.252%
#45Elementor Pro7781.24%
#46Bible Verse Of The Day7671.222%
#47MapPress Maps for WordPress7421.182%
#48EventOn7361.173%
#49Events Calendar Pro7241.154%
#50Gutenberg7221.151%
#51Social Icons Widget By WPzoom7131.136%
#52Max Mega Menu6971.111%
#53Sermon Manager For WordPress6721.071%
#54Seamless Donations6661.061%
#55Compact WP Audio Player6431.025%
#56Simple Lightbox6140.978%
#57Contact Widgets6140.978%
#58My Calendar6130.977%
#59WordPress Download Manager6080.969%
#60Smart Slider 36000.956%
#61Social Media Icons Widget5930.945%
#62Monarch Social Media Sharing5770.919%
#63Ultimate Vc Addons5730.913%
#64Newsletter5630.897%
#65Masterslider5480.873%
#66Ultimate Social Media Icons5470.872%
#67Content Views Query And Display Post Page5270.84%
#68Custom Facebook Feed Pro5160.822%
#69Modern Events Calendar Lite5150.821%
#70Vamtam Push Menu5130.817%
#71Sitepress Multilingual CMS5010.798%
#72JS Composer Salient4920.784%
#73Google Analyticator4900.781%
#74WP Rocket4890.779%
#75Extra Sidebar Widgets4840.771%
#76Ortox Network Sites4840.771%
#77Prihod Ru Webmaster4840.771%
#78Column Shortcodes4780.762%
#79UK Cookie Consent4650.741%
#80Simple Share Buttons Adder4650.741%
#81Cromax4640.739%
#82Social Media Widget4610.735%
#83Feed Them Social4610.735%
#84Dynamic To Top4530.722%
#85Genesis Responsive Slider4490.715%
#86Captcha4340.692%
#87Download Monitor4330.69%
#88Media Element Html5 Video And Audio Player4290.684%
#89Modern Events Calendar4260.679%
#90jQuery Collapse O Matic4190.668%
#91Contact Form Plugin4160.663%
#92Sharedaddy4120.657%
#93WP Mailto Links4090.652%
#94Shortcodes Ultimate4070.649%
#95Foobox Image Lightbox4060.647%
#96UberMenu3980.634%
#97Themeisle Companion3970.633%
#98Payment Imithemes3920.625%
#99bbPress3880.618%
#100Google Language Translator3870.617%
Number of Church Websites Powered by WordPress62,755
Last updatedDecember 16th, 2020

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