This article lists some plugins commonly used by Oxygen users.
Needless to say, not every plugin is needed for every site. But this list should give you a general idea of the recommended plugins if you are using Oxygen for building WordPress sites.
Oxygen or not, this is a neat plugin for adding code snippets that can easily be activated/deactivated that apply everywhere on the backend or frontend etc.
Sooner or later you will be wondering how to load custom assets (like JS and CSS files) in Oxygen.
Since Oxygen disables the theme, the recommended approach to enqueue files is by using a custom functionality plugin.
Got code that should be added to your site pages’ head and/or footer like Google Tag Manager or Google Analytics?
You can do that using either of the above two plugins or a plugin built specifically for this purpose.
Built by Gagan and me, this includes a super suite of features bundled into one great modular plugin. A few highlights include undo/redo, copy/move styles from ID to class, cleaning up of unused classes, editor tweaks, reading progress bar, back to top, table of contents, one-click direct editing links to Templates and Pages in the WP toolbar.
Copy any element including a whole Section within the same page or the same site to a totally different Oxygen site. Whaaa? Yes. This plugin gives you some super powers like that. And it adds a right click menu and keyboard shortcuts and some more.
The first plugin to extend Oxygen editor by adding additional components, OxyExtras is a must-have if you want to save time by using ready-made elements like Animated Counters, Off Canvas menus, Alert Boxes, Header Search, Adjacent Posts and Lottie animations. It even has a component that lets you style Fluent Forms visually right inside the builder.
This is a pretty powerful plugin using which we can visually add custom interactions like adding/removing classes to an element when events happen on another, add tooltips, countdown timers, before/after image, add custom attributes, real parallax effects, lazy load images.
Oxy Ultimate is another plugin that adds additional components in the Oxygen builder like ACF Gallery, Fancy Heading, Gravity Forms Styler.
One of the features of OxyPowerPack is being able to add custom data attributes. But if you are looking for a plugin that does just that and nothing else, you can get Oxygen Attributes.
A very popular plugin that enhances the UI of Oxygen with time-saving tweaks and features.
Microthemer lets you visually edit CSS by point and click. It is like Oxygen’s Selector Detector on steroids.
Has support for Sass, CSS Grid and Oxygen!
If there is one plugin that makes you go “Wow! How is this even possible?!” in this list, this is it.
It is a plugin + service that lets you import entire sections from any webpage into Oxygen while creating the elements like divs and links in Oxygen’s structure.
Makes it possible to use the active WordPress theme when Oxygen is active. I spent about a week building this.
We can set pages to be rendered using Oxygen or the active theme on most of the site’s pages while using the other on select pages.
Lets you export and import Oxygen’s Templates, Pages, Design Sets and Oxygen Blocks as zip files.
There has not been a single time in the last 2 years of me using Oxygen when this plugin has failed me when I wanted to restore a copy of a WordPress site to another location. Just remember to re-sign the shortcodes and regenerate CSS cache after migration.
There is not a week without someone asking which is the best forms plugin in the Oxygen Facebook group.
Fluent Forms is a rapidly evolving WordPress forms plugin that is lightweight, feature-rich and comes with good documentation and support.
In addition to the above, there are several plugins built specifically for Oxygen.
Let’s take a look at these.
by David Browne
by David Decker
by Fadlul Alim
by Gagan S Goraya
by Marko Krstic
by Michaël Thomas aka SupaMike
by Sridhar Katakam
Pagesmenu items under “Back to WP” menu in Oxygen.
by Wade Koehn
If there are any that we have missed, do share in the comments or in our Facebook group.
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