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    5 Best Featured Post WordPress Plugins

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    It’s always good to show your killer post to your readers, so that you can reduce your blog’s bounce rate as well as your readers won’t miss any important information on your blog. But showing your featured articles manually is not a good idea, why not to use featured post plugin for self hosted WordPress blogs? These plugins are user-friendly and can be installed in minutes to your WordPress blog.

    Here are 5 attractive featured post plugins for your WordPress blog, you can choose any of them according to your WordPress themes and requirements:

    Front Slider WordPress Plugin

    Front slider WordPress plugin is for the bloggers who want to add unlimited featured post including text and images. You can easily customize the features of Front Slider according to your requirements like choosing categories, speed, duration or styling.

    Frontslider 5 Best Featured Post WordPress Plugins

    Official Website : Download

    NextGEN WordPress Plugin

    NextGEN is for all image lovers having image gallery with Flash Slideshow. If you have a photography blog then NextGEN is worth giving a try. It gives you many options like you can create your own set of images and upload in a zip-file and also watermark your images.

    NextGen 5 Best Featured Post WordPress Plugins

    Official Website : Download

    Slidepress WordPress Plugin

    Slidepress is for bloggers of all niche, you can easily make your blog attractive and add featured post easily with this plugin. It is fully customizable, dynamic media player for their photos and videos.

    slidepress 5 Best Featured Post WordPress Plugins

    Official Website : Download

    WP Content SlideShow WordPress Plugin

    WP Content Slideshow allows you up to 5 posts in a slideshow. You can display images and title of the posts with small description of the post. You can easily customize the number of post, height, width and colors of the plugin.

    WPcontent 5 Best Featured Post WordPress Plugins

    Official Website : Download

    Also Read: Show Simple and Decent Featured Posts Slideshow WordPress Smooth Slider

    Featurific WordPress Plugin

    Featurific WordPress plugin integrates easily with the WordPress.com Stats plugin to select most popular post from the blog. This plugin is easy to customize the display and properties of the plugin and provides an array or user-customizable templates.

    featurific 5 Best Featured Post WordPress Plugins

    Official Website : Download

    All above featured post plugins are useful to let your readers know about popular and useful articles on your blog. Do let us know which featured article plugin you use for your WordPress blog?

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    Dev | Technshare

    Hey Ruchi,

    Great plugins… !! I am thinking to adding Featured Box on my blog. !! Will surely try these plugins.. !! “Front Slider” looks great .. !!

    Thanks for sharing this awesome Post :) !!

    ~Dev

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    Ruchi

    Yeah Front Slider is really good choice..Go ahead Dev :)

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    Aritra

    NextGen and slipdepress are my all time favs. using them for a looong time now. Nice list. :)

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    Ruchi

    Thanks for your feedback Aritra. :)

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    Tushar

    i prefer to use the sticky post feature than using a seprate plugin for the above….this reduces loading rate of my blog

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    Ruchi

    Thanks for sharing tip Tushar.

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    Mobile Clues

    Good list Ruchi thanks for sharing, i love Slidepress WordPress Plugin

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    Ruchi

    Glad you like it Mobile Clues.

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    Faisal umar

    hi Ruchi
    NextGEN is my fav. i already using it on my blog…… great list of Plug in. Thinking to use slide share also.

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    Ruchi

    Yeah…Slide share is good option. Glad you like the list.

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    JollySecret

    Was trying to add in some plugin for my client site. And, I found this wonderful site! Thanks for sharing~

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    Extreme John

    Wow, I just realized it’s been so long since I have featured a post on my blog that I forgot about the feature. Haha, well maybe these will come in handy.

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    Ding Neng

    Finally! I found a blog post with featured all the best ‘Featured Posts’ Plugins, which show Images! I served around the web, and I can’t find a page which tell me how exactly the plugins looks like until I reach here. Thank you so much, and i definitely try out the plugins :)

    Ding Neng, Singapore

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    Mercadder

    Thank you. Do you know CU3R? I’m looking something like that but without Flash.

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    Madav @ Tech Tips

    Hi,

    Thanks for sharing the best plugins.I some of the plugins mentioned above but what i found is most of these plugins increasing my webpage load time.Is there any way to add a slider with out plugins?

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    kate middleton

    Plugins, which show Images! I served around the web, and I can’t find a page which tell me how exactly the plugins looks like until I reach here. Thank you so much, and i definitely try out the plugins

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    brian Abella

    is ther a plugin that allowed a video in the slide ?

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    Niraj

    Hey I am impressed with your featured posts collection, but these all sliders will make the home page really heavy,

    I just found a featured post ticker, which is really lite, thought of sharing with you
    http://webstutorial.com/wordpress-make-featured-post-jquery-ticker-wordpress-make-featured-posts/content-management-system-cms

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    jeuxdotnet

    Thanks for sharing the best plugins.I some of the plugins mentioned above but what i found is most of these plugins increasing my webpage load time.Is there any way to add a slider with out plugins?

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    Nitin

    Its my bad luck that none of them worked as i expected only because of my theme.
    But thanks for this list and these are working but i didn’t get them as they look in demo.

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    laeeq

    NextGEN is amazing…Thanks for sharing!

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    nanno

    Love NextGEN..I guess everybody loves it :P

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    Harsh Agrawal

    @Nanno
    Indeed Nextgen is the best…and specially there are so many addons to extend it’s capabilities…

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