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A Roundup of Useful Blogroll WordPress Widgets

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If you have set up a WordPress site, you can install some specific WordPress widget plugins, which will make it easier for you to manage the site. These blogroll widgets are easy to implement and provide an easy access to settings, which can be altered any time. This should help to combat link blindness while still allowing you to share the link love with more of your favorite blogs.

Here, in this post I have compiled a list of some of the best free wordpress blogroll widgets for your wordpress blogs. So our ten for this post is blogroll related widgets for your website. If you like this effort then don’t forget to take a look on other articles: Free Blog WordPress Themes 2014, Facebook Timeline Covers PSD Templates, Best Alternatives To Adobe Photoshop and Cool Book Cover Designs.

1. List.ly

Plugin to easily integrate List.ly lists to Posts and Pages. It allows publishers to add/edit lists, add items to lists and embed lists using customizable shortcodes.

List.ly
List.ly

2. Export OPML

When you have a big blogroll and wan’t to make it public this comes handy. It will export your visible blogroll links into a valid OPML file on blog root and then you just have to create a link to it in your theme.

Export OPML
Export OPML

3. Bookmarks Shortcode

You can any of the shortcodes within a post, page, media, text widget, etc. This makes it much more flexible then using the default Links page template that may be included in your theme as you can add other content surrounding the list.

Bookmarks Shortcode
Bookmarks Shortcode

4. Link View

The purpose of this plugin is to to show the wordpress integrated links in a list or a slider by using a shortcode. It is also possible to include the images. Use the shortcode [linkview] to add the Links/Blogroll in your site.

Link View
Link View

5. Ultimate Nofollow

This plugin contains several tools in one package to significantly increase your control of the rel=”nofollow” tag on every link on your blog, on both an individual and categorical basis. It is designed to give you fine-grained control of linking for SEO purposes.

Ultimate Nofollow
Ultimate Nofollow

6. Open Link

Outputs your Blogroll links to a Page or Post. use [wp-openlink] then you can get all your WordPress links/Blogrolls.

Open Link
Open Link

7. Blogroll Fun

Blogroll Fun uses a subscription to a free service that allows it to easily determine the last update time and the last post for all of the links in your blogroll without slowing down the loading time of your blog.

Blogroll Fun
Blogroll Fun

8. WP Social Blogroll

WP Social Blogroll adds a social blogroll to your blog. It will follow and display all updates of the sites in your blogroll.

WP Social Blogroll
WP Social Blogroll

9. Nofollow Links

This is a plugin designed to allow you to append nofollow to the rel attribute of selected links in your blogroll. It does not conflict with the link relationships (XFN) specified when you edit a link. It will just be appended to the end of the rel attribute when it’s displayed.

Nofollow Links
Nofollow Links

10. Blogroll Widget with RSS Feeds

This WordPress Widget allows you to display the recent posts of your blogroll links via RSS Feeds as a sidebar widget. The Plugin works without Javascript and without AJAX. It uses the WordPress standard links database and honors the visible and target settings as defined for each link.

Blogroll Widget with RSS Feeds
Blogroll Widget with RSS Feeds