If you have or you are just in the process of setting up a WordPress website, you can install several plugins to make managing your website a breeze. In this article we are posting a list of some of the best WordPress free blogroll plugins you can use for customizing default WordPress blogroll links widget. Don’t forget to give your most welcomed feedback to improve quality of our blog.

If I missed your favorite WordPress blogroll plugin, do let us know about it by leaving us a comment below. You are most welcome to suggest any additions to this list. You can use the comments box below to make any suggestions. You will definitely like these articles: Multi Color WordPress Premium Themes, WordPress Business Locations Widgets, Free WordPress Fixed Layout Themes and Free WordPress Google Translate Plugins.

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

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

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. The plugin retrieves the date of the most recent feed-item of the bookmarked site. The feeds must be indexed by Google as the plugin uses Google’s free AJAX Feed API.

WP Social Blogroll
WP Social Blogroll

RSS This

RSS This Plugin will turn your normal WordPress page into a blog roll from an RSS feed. You can choose if you want to display the feed as a grid or stacked.

RSS This
RSS This

FaviRoll – FavIcons for BlogRoll

This plugin convert the favicon.ico from the blogroll sites into PNG images and save this in a local cache file. The conversion process works just on the admin-page, visitors don’t have to waste time to wait for favicons from remote websites. If a blogroll entry was added or modified this single Link will be updated.

FaviRoll - FavIcons for BlogRoll
FaviRoll – FavIcons for BlogRoll

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

Featured Link Image

The plugin adds a meta box where you can upload or select an image from your media library. After selection, the default Link Image field is populated with the image URL and a preview is available in the meta box. The plugin also adds a Thumbnail column in the page /wp-admin/link-manager.php.

Featured Link Image
Featured Link Image

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

List.ly

Listly lets your audience actively contribute to your posts, while giving you the power to moderate. In reality, no list is ever complete. With Listly, the audience help your content evolve via social engagement. Communities form around shared interests, needs & expertise.

List.ly
List.ly

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