WordPress plugins are meant to add specific functionality to your WordPress powered blog. If you want to add premium functionalities then you have to go for premium WordPress plugins. I am giving you a list of premium WordPress plugins for 2012, which will make your blogging career successful by adding premium features to your WordPress blog.
Premium WordPress Plugins for 2012
1. Viral Download: One of the best premium WordPress plugin available to make your blog viral. Visitors have to like your Facebook fan page/content or Tweet or G+ to download a tutorial/news letter or any premium content on your blog. Offer some premium content for download to your visitors and make your WordPress blog go viral in 2012.
2. Accordion Pro: A great plugin to give your WordPress blog a premium look. This is a jQuery powered horizontal accordion plugin for WordPress blog. With 4 different themes, plenty of customization features and option of Click or Mouseover Activation make this plugin a must buy in 2012.
3. Font Press: An ultimate font manager plugin for your WordPress blog. You can upload unlimited fonts (>30 fonts pre-installed) for use, adjust the font size and line height, cross browser compatibility and visual font preview for your blog posts. By using premium fonts on your blog posts you are definitely giving your blog a premium look.
4. Broadcast Countdown: A beautiful plugin to display a Countdown Widget for an event. Set the date, time and time zone with a message for an event. A definite premium plugin for 2012.
5. Subscriber Traffic Pop: By displaying this HTML5 subscriber form you can turn your blog’s traffic in to a list building powerhouse. This premium WordPress plugin comes with a plenty of customization features and a must have plugin for 2012.
6. Advanced Social Widget: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Feed-burner Feeds and Email Subscription form, everything on one widget in an organized manner. A professional way to display your social media channels in 2012.
7. Security Ninja: Protect your WordPress blog from security vulnerabilities. It automatically detects brute-force attacks and take preventive measures. A must have premium WordPress plugin in 2012 to protect your blog from external threats. I personally like this plugin and using on my blog MoneyCTL.
8. 5Sec Validator: Are you an SEO savvy ? Then, this is a plugin to die for. This premium plugin validates your HTML, CSS, W3C standards of your WordPress blog and display errors for clean coding. All webmasters are aware, proper coding is how important from SEO point of view, specially Google Page Rank and SE ranking.
9. CSS3 Vertical Web Pricing Tables: Available in 20 color versions with hover states. Customize rows & columns as you wish with pure HTML + CSS and display your premium pricing table to your visitors/customers.
10. Watermark Hot-linked Images: Put a watermark on blog post images or your blog image gallery. By displaying your blog name as watermark you are spreading your brand name to others, who use your images without your permission. A great premium plugin for photography and fashion blogs.
11. Directory Press: Make your WordPress blog in to a full fledged directory. Generate revenue by premium listing for your subscribers. With multiple themes and customization option this is a great plugin for online directory.
12. ClassiPress: A premium plugin to make an online classified website. With great front-end and back-end control, this WordPress plugin is the best classified plugin available for 2012.
13. JobRoller: Turn your WordPress blog in to an Online Job Portal with this premium WordPress plugin. With plenty of customization options, this is a great plugin for 2012.
14. WP-Answers: Make a great Question and Answer website with this premium plugin. You can auto generate content from Yahoo Answers.
15. FooBar: Display a simple yet elegant notification bar on top or bottom of the blog. Features to add social profiles like Twitter, Facebook and Google+ along with plenty of customization options, this WP Premium Plugin is a plugin to die for.
16. Scribe: This premium plugin is a complete SEO solution for your WordPress blog. But, a bit costly for newbie bloggers. It not only choose keywords for your content but also suggest you for internal hyper-linking. It also helps you building back-links.
17. Gravity: The best form building plugin available till date. It can fulfill all your form needs for sure. If you want to display some great forms on your blog then go for this ultimate plugin.
18. Video Gallery WordPress Plugin: Most advanced video gallery plugin for WP blog. With a great admin control and compatibility with iPhone and iPad, this is a must have plugin for 2012 for video gallery.
19. Light Evolution: Its a tool to display HTML content, images, videos, maps in a “ light box ”. Main advantage of this plugin is to keep your visitors on your site for longer time by displaying media in a light box style.
20. Comments Plus: Give your readers a choice to comment via Facebook, Twitter, Google or WordPress. When an user choose to comment via Facebook or Twitter or Google, it automatically post the comment on his or her wall, thereby spreading your content virally.
Please add or suggest your Premium WordPress Plugins for 2012 via comments to make this list better.