15 WordPress Plugins for Directory

WordPress is a highly customizable blog system. Using a plugin, you can easily turn your website to a directory system. Take look at my latest collections – 15 WordPress Plugins for Directory and find out what plugin is suitable to your needs.

Article Directory

Displays the structured list of categories (like in article directory), which can be easily customized with CSS. Also allows authors to publish articles and change their profile bypassing the admin interface.

Officers Directory

This plugin is designed for organizations of any size that want to provide their visitors with an organized list of their officers and/or a way for visitors to contact those officers. Using this plugin you can create a directory of your officers, which can be display publicly in a table view. You can also embed a reCAPTCHA-powered contact form on your site that integrates with the officers directory in order to let your visitors select the recipient of their e-mail from among your officers.

WordPress Link Directory

WordPress Link Directory is, simple, compact and quick-setup link directory plugin for WordPress. It can automatically checks for reciprocal links on pages specified by PR and displays the PR of all sites in the directory.

Business Directory

The Business Directory plugin for WordPress is an easy way to host a free directory page for your readers, affiliates, advertisers, community or club members. Invite them to submit a simple advertisement listing for themselves on your blog.

Listings include company name, a short description, and contact information including a live URL. The plugin includes an admin tab that allows you to approve of listings before they appear live on the site. You can also edit and delete listings.


zeList is a plugin to run a directory on a WordPress power website.

Web Directory WordPress plugin

Create a web directory for your WordPress blog using the bookmarks stored in your WordPress web site. Maintain the bookmarks using the same WordPress Link manager built-in feature. You can use your own stylesheet to blend it into your blog. Just create a WordPress page and use short codes to incorporate the web directory. Or create a template page and use the theme API’s to create a customized web directory page.

Open Links Directory

Links-Open Directory is a WordPress plugin The plugin will help you to start a profitable link directory the same as the DMOZ.org directory.

WordPress MyLinks

The link directory with automatical thumbnail generation

Displays blogroll links on a Page or Post. Insert [mylinks] to a Page or Post and it will display all your blogroll links there- with live snapshots of every page. Very nice too look!

Only 1-2 Minutes and the thumbnails snapshots are generated. This takes some time, because the server has to deliver many thumbnails at one time. Once cached (1-2minutes), the thumbnails will appear.

Business Directory Plugin

Increase interaction on your website, improve customer retention and a add revenue-generating section to your site with Business Directory Plugin!

Business Directory Plugin allows you to build local directories, business provider listings, Yellow-Pages style business directories, Yelp-like review sections and more. You can add any kind of directory using Business Directory plugin.

WP Link Robot

WP Link Robot is an advanced Link Directory managment system with backlink checking and SEO status information about your partners’ sites. This plugin is based on the original WordPress Link Directory plugin by Alec Tang. Support for redirects – great in situation, when your link partner moves his link directory to some other URL.

Simple LDAP Login

This Plugin makes it easy to integrating WordPress with LDAP. Simple LDAP Login provides all of the features, none of the hassles. Supports Active Directory and OpenLDAP (and other directory systems which comply to the LDAP standard, such as OpenDS). Supports TLS. Uses up-to-date methods for WordPress authentication routines.


Connections is a simple to use directory manager for an addressbook, business, staff or church directory.


A clean structured list of categories, which can be easily customized with CSS. Suitable for articles, links, business directory, etc.

wpDirectory can show a structured list of categories on a page (home or any), easily customizable via CSS and localized compatible. This plugin can also modify the admin interface for posting articles or listings in the directory, for both contributors and admins in order to gain efficiency when posting entries.

Link Library

This plugin is used to be able to create a page on your web site that will contain a list of all of the link categories that you have defined inside of the Links section of the WordPress administration, along with all links defined in these categories. The user can select a sub-set of categories to be displayed or not displayed. Link Library also offers a mode where only one category is shown at a time, using AJAX or HTML Get queries to load other categories based on user input. It can display a search box and find results based on queries. It can also display a form to accept user submissions and allow the site administrator to moderate them before listing the new entries. Finally, it can generate an RSS feed for your link collection so that people can be aware of additions to your link library.

Paid Business Listings

This is a plugin that allows businesses to pay to add themselves to a category-based business listing directory on your WordPress site using package parameters that you have set up. Install the plugin, fill in your settings, and paste shortcode into WordPress pages or posts.

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