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Top 10 WordPress Plugin Developers for 2008

As the year ends, it’s time to see which plugin developers created the most sought-after WordPress plugins for 2008. Fortunately, has compiled a list of the top WordPress plugin developers using rankings from the number of downloads from the plugin directory.

And here are the top 10 WordPress Plugin Developers for 2008:

  1. Michael Torbert
    961 306 downloads. Co-author of All In One SEO Pack (originally created by Uberdose).
  2. Matt Mullenweg
    921 827 downloads. Everybody knows Matt, the main WP dev and author of Akismet.
  3. Lester ‘GaMerZ’ Chan
    775 220 downloads. Author of WP-Polls and other cool plugins.
  4. Arne Brachhold
    628 350 downloads. Author of Google XML Sitemaps, etc.
  5. Andy Skelton
    449 345 downloads. Author of Stats. Another dedicated hacker.
  6. Alex Rabe
    429 705 downloads. Author of NextGEN Gallery, etc.
  7. Oliver Seidel
    361 918 downloads. Author of cforms II.
  8. Joost de Valk
    328 036 downloads. Author of Sociable, Google Analytics for WP and numerous other tools.
  9. Donncha O Caoimh
    246 752 downloads. Author of WP Super Cache and other assorted plugins.
  10. Vladimir Prelovac
    244 963 downloads. Author of Smart YouTube, various SEO plugins, and more.

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  1. Shevonne ) says: 12/29/2008

    I’m a fan of WP Stats, cformsII, and SEO Pack. Thanks for posting. Will have to check out the other ones.


  2. Fu4ny says: 12/31/2008

    Fu4ny and Funnnny are the same. Just a mistake by WordPress plugin repo’s name listing


  3. evdeneve says: 12/31/2008



  4. mrilham says: 1/12/2009

    thank you. nice info


  5. Anwalt says: 1/26/2009

    All In One SEO Pack and WP Super Cache are definitly “must haves”.


  6. Atsuko says: 4/27/2009

    Nice data ^^ love it… thanks, I check them out


  7. nakliyat says: 10/6/2011

    sı nice thanks for this nice blog


  8. jual jaket kulit says: 4/26/2014

    thank you. nice info


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