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8 of the Best WordPress Button Plugins

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Buttons can have a big impact on both your site’s appearance and its functionality, making them an extremely important aspect of any design.  If you want to create some web buttons for a new or existing WordPress site, but you don’t have the necessary design or technical skills, then you have to check out the WordPress button plugins we’ve found.

With these WordPress button plugins you can create custom buttons by choosing different options, such as colours, gradients, shadows, transitions, and icons, and then add them to your site’s posts and pages using shortcodes.

WP CSS3 Button Creator

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With WP CSS3 Button Creator, a plugin for WordPress, you can create an unlimited number of cross-browser compatible CSS3 web buttons quickly and easily.  This button generator allows you to tweak the look of your buttons using text shadows, gradients, opacity, box shadows, transitions, and a colour picker, and it offers icon support.  Plus, WP CSS3 Button Creator allows you to make different styles for normal, hover, and pressed states, giving you lots of control over the way your buttons look and function.

All In One Buttons:  CSS3 Animated Button Generator for WordPress

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All in One Buttons allows you to make CSS3 animated buttons using the WordPress visual editor, so you can create buttons and then insert them into posts and pages quickly and easily.  This button generator also includes an interactive live preview and alignment, colour, icon, and size customisation options.

Unlimited CSS3 Buttons

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Unlimited CSS3 Buttons offers over 200 different pre-made buttons ready for you to add to your website, as well as lots of options for creating custom buttons, including 10 default styles and unlimited colours.  Plus, this WordPress plugin uses shortcodes to display buttons in posts and pages, and the buttons are compatible with all modern browsers.

Bootstrap Buttons

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This free WordPress button plugin allows you to make simple buttons which you can insert into your posts and pages using shortcodes.  Bootstrap Buttons comes with 4 preset sizes for you to choose from, 7 predefined colours/styles, and 140 black and white icons which you can use to create custom buttons for your site.

Metro Buttons

metro buttons wordpress plugin

With Metro Buttons, a free WordPress plugin, you can easily make custom flat buttons to add to your site’s posts, pages, and widgets using a simple shortcode.  This plugin includes 4 sizes, multiple styles, and 20 colours for you to choose from, so you can create simple but stylish web buttons for your site.

Animated Buttons with CSS3

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If you want to add some unusual and eye-catching buttons to your website, then you have to check out Animated Buttons with CSS3.  This free WordPress button plugin includes 4 colours and 3 sizes for you to choose from, as well as a subtle but fun animation which appears when you hover over buttons.

Standout CSS3 Buttons

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This free WordPress button plugin allows you to create CSS3 style gradient buttons which you can add to your site’s posts and pages using PHP function calls or shortcodes.  Standout CSS Buttons comes with lots of different styles for you to choose from, and the buttons are compatible with the majority of web browsers.

MaxButtons:  WordPress Button Generator

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MaxButtons, a free WordPress button generator, enables you to easily make an unlimited number of cross-browser compatible buttons in lots of different styles which you can add to your website using shortcodes.  Plus, this WordPress plugin includes a colour picker, so you can create buttons that match your site’s colour scheme exactly, as well as customisation options for gradients and shadows.

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1 Comment

  1. On April 8, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Ross said:

    How about adding buttons to your posts without using shortcodes? Much easier 😉 https://wordpress.org/plugins/forget-about-shortcode-buttons/