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 721,22433.826%
#2Slider Revolution9,94215.845%
#3Jetpack9,29714.817%
#4WPBakery Page Builder5,0628.068%
#5Simple Calendar4,2856.829%
#6Layerslider4,1016.536%
#7All In One Event Calendar3,9666.321%
#8WooCommerce3,0044.788%
#9The Events Calendar2,9704.733%
#10Google Analytics For WordPress2,9634.722%
#11Page Builder by SiteOrigin2,3463.739%
#12Custom Facebook Feed1,8682.977%
#13MetaSlider1,8552.956%
#14WP Pagenavi1,8412.934%
#15TablePress1,7662.815%
#16Photo Gallery1,7052.717%
#17Events Manager1,5842.525%
#18Page Links To1,5412.456%
#19Youtube Embed Plus1,4882.372%
#20Nextgen Gallery1,3772.195%
#21Essential Grid Gallery Plugin1,3652.175%
#22Cookie Notice1,3282.117%
#23Wysija Newsletters1,2592.007%
#24SiteOrigin Widgets Bundle1,1761.874%
#25Events Calendar Pro1,1591.847%
#26MailChimp for WordPress1,0781.718%
#27Instagram Feed1,0601.689%
#28Simple Social Icons1,0481.67%
#29MapPress Maps for WordPress8911.42%
#30Seamless Donations8811.404%
#31Easy Fancybox8791.401%
#32Give – Donation Plugin and Fundraising Platform8521.358%
#33Cornerstone8491.353%
#34Add To Any8451.347%
#35Audio Player8281.32%
#36Captcha8191.305%
#37Responsive Lightbox8111.293%
#38Bible Verse Of The Day8101.291%
#39Sermon Manager For WordPress8051.283%
#40Elementor Page Builder7931.264%
#41Seriously Simple Podcasting7751.235%
#42Seriesengine Plugin7701.227%
#43Compact WP Audio Player7521.199%
#44WP Statistics7501.195%
#45Gravity Forms7401.179%
#46Social Media Icons Widget7001.116%
#47Google Analyticator6981.112%
#48EventOn6911.101%
#49WP Google Maps6531.041%
#50Social Media Widget6481.033%
#51Cromax6481.033%
#52My Calendar6441.026%
#53Vamtam Push Menu6341.01%
#54Bb Plugin6220.991%
#55Masterslider6200.988%
#56Simple Lightbox6200.988%
#57Contact Form Plugin6080.969%
#58Formidable Forms6030.961%
#59Cookie Law Info5910.942%
#60Fusion Builder5880.937%
#61WP Retina 2x5720.912%
#62Column Shortcodes5650.9%
#63Max Mega Menu5630.897%
#64WordPress Download Manager5560.886%
#65Genesis Responsive Slider5550.885%
#66Media Element Html5 Video And Audio Player5400.861%
#67Ultimate Vc Addons5370.856%
#68Monarch Social Media Sharing5330.849%
#69WP Spamshield5170.824%
#70Sitepress Multilingual CMS5160.822%
#71bbPress5110.814%
#72Fusion Core5030.802%
#73JS Composer Salient4990.795%
#74Divi Builder4950.789%
#75Simple Share Buttons Adder4910.783%
#76Maxbuttons4860.775%
#77UK Cookie Consent4850.773%
#78Extra Sidebar Widgets4840.771%
#79Lightbox Plus4840.771%
#80Prihod Ru Webmaster4840.771%
#81Ortox Network Sites4840.771%
#82Payment Imithemes4820.768%
#83Vamtam Love It4790.763%
#84UberMenu4790.763%
#85Ajax Event Calendar4770.76%
#86Google Captcha4760.759%
#87Spider Event Calendar4750.757%
#88Dynamic To Top4650.741%
#89Mp3 Jplayer4580.73%
#90Newsletter4490.716%
#91Download Monitor4460.711%
#92Form Maker4430.706%
#93jQuery Collapse O Matic4360.695%
#94Shortcodes Ultimate4340.692%
#95Custom Facebook Feed Pro4330.69%
#96MailChimp List Subscribe Form4310.687%
#97Contact Widgets4270.681%
#98Gutenberg4260.679%
#99Sharedaddy4260.679%
#100Feed Them Social4040.644%
Number of Church Websites Powered by WordPress62,745
Last updatedAugust 15th, 2018

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