Simple Link Directory Pro

Simple Link Directory Pro

Simple Link Directory Pro is a unique and advanced WordPress plugin for One Page Directory and Content Curation solution. Create innovative and elegant Link, Resource Page or Partners page on your WordPress website in a matter of minutes.

This is a new way to curate useful Link Collections and Link Directories easily and quickly. Turn your website into an Authority by curating niche specific useful link directories that your users will love, bookmark, embed and share!

Forget those old style boring directory styles and layouts. This innovative and powerful, yet Simple Link Directory WordPress PlugIn allows you to create and curate comprehensive Lists of links with website logo and a short description with ease.

Build Useful Links Collections or Link Library of your favorite bookmarks in style and share with your website users. Curate dozens or hundreds of lists of relevant website links on any broad topic. Then show all your Link Lists in a beautiful layout on a single page. Or you can choose any single link List to show with short code. Possibilities are endless. Let people upvote Links and show what they like.

Embed List feature now allows other website owners to show Lists you created on their websites and increases sharing, engagement and value of your own. As a HUGE bonus, you can get Backlinks when your Curated Link Lists are shared!

Live Use Case Examples:

Ultimate Directory of Website Marketing Tools
Ultimate Directory of PHP Web Development Tools & Resources
Ultimate Directory of Best SEO Tools

Simple Link Directory is, in a sense, the ultimate Content Curation Plugin and Bookmark manager you will need for your WordPress website, period.


  • Build lists with dozens or hundreds of links and show them in one page
  • Topic based Link Lists that can be Displayed Category wise
  • Use as Link Directory, Resources page, Links page, Partners page, Associates page, Logo showcase, Local Business Directory, or Vendors page. Possibilities are endless
  • Invite user interaction with Upvote
  • Allow users to submit links to your directory
  • Allow users to embed your lists on their websites
  • Live, on page, instant search
  • Live, on page, instant filtering of lists
  • Scroll to Top Button


  • 14 templates to choose from
  • Fully responsive and modern designs
  • Directory templates are designed for differenbt use case scenarios
  • Use theme fonts or choose a Google font
  • Fixed position filtering area
  • Custom CSS to add your own style

Customizability and Flexibility

  • Choose font size, letter spacing for your directory lists
  • Configurable highlight color for each list
  • Customize colors of all aspects of the link lists
  • Complete control over directory list ordering
  • Custom Ordering of Lists
  • Order List Items by Up votes, Item title
  • Randomize Lists and List Items
  • Over 2 dozen shortcode parameters
  • Easy and Powerful Shortcode Generator – no need to hunt down all the different parameters
  • Custom JS and CSS panel to modify directory functionality
  • Pagination for List Items available as a shortcode option.


  • 4 ways to add images: Auto Favicon, Font Awesome Icon, Upload Image, Paste Image Link
  • Front End User Registration with Captcha, Log in, Link Submission
  • Alternaive option for link submission button (link to a contact form or google doc)
  • Admin Approves User Submitted Links to Listing Directory or Set to Auto Approve
  • 3 widgets for Latest Links, Most Populat Links and Random Links
  • User Up Vote
  • Admin settings to turn on/off live search, filtering
  • RTL support
  • Embed option. Other website owners can now embed the useful lists you create on their websites with a backlink to your own website. Great for SEO!
  • Google Analytics Integration for outbound link click tracking!
  • CSV Import to create new lists easily.
  • CSV Export your lists for backup
  • Import your exported CSV back with update lists

Monetization Option

  • AD/Text Block with each list
  • URL masking option for affiliate links
  • Integrated PayPal payment option for user link submission is Coming Soon

Simple Link Directory Pro comes packed with 14 fully responsive and innovative templates. We are working on more beautiful templates. If you are a blogger, webmaster, seo specialist or marketer this powerful Link Manager is an indispensable plugin for you!

Template design samples for single list:

Getting up and running with SLD pro cannot be any easier! Create Categories >Create Lists by adding Link, Description and an Image (optional)>Use the Shortcode generator to publish one list or a Category of Lists on any page or post!

You can select to use a Favicon – which will be autodetected by the plugin, or add an external link to any image or quickly select a Font icon, or upload your own image with each link.

Upcoming Feature

  • If you have any feature request, let us know in comments.
  • Developed by a company with 15+ years of experience. You can rely on us
  • Always up to date and under active development for new features
  • Extended documentation
  • Easy and Flawless Setup
  • Fully Responsive Templates
  • All in One Link Manager
  • Powerful List Options panel
  • Unique Features
  • Quick, Reliable, No-nonsense and Friendly One-on-One Support

If you like Simple Link Directory – you may also like our Infographic and List Builder for WordPress plugin iList.

Version History

Version 3.8.0 – released on Aug 12 – 2017
 #  Front End User Registration with Captcha, Log in, Link Submission
 #  Admin Approves User Submitted Links to Listing Directory or Auto Approve
 #  New Template Added - style-13 (14 templates total) 
 #  Fixed Position Filter Area (Shortcode Generator Option)
 #  style-3, style-4, style-9, style-11 improved
 #  Migrated Settings Area to Option Tree framework to avoid conflict with some themes
 #  Font Size & Line Height Option Added for Title & Subtitle in Shortcode Generator
 #  Scroll to Top Button Added.
 #  Misc. Improvements and Minor Bug Fixes

Version 3.5.5 – released on Jul 10 – 2017
 1. Fixed conflicts with some themes
 2. Better Export/Import
 3. Added Custom JS option

Version 3.5.0 – released on May 16 – 2017
 1. Custom font settings
 2. New shortcode to Randomize List Item
 3. Improved Import Feature

Version 3.2.0 – released on Apr 19 – 2017
 1. Added item pagination for more templates 
 2. Minor CSS fixes 
 3. Minor fixes for multicolumn layouts

Version 3.0.0 – released on Apr 19 – 2017
 1. Export / Import 
 2. Favicon/Image URL Improved 
 3. Checkbox Fixing for Nofollow & NewTab 
 4. Alt/Title field for the Images 
 5. Thumbs Up switching for widgets 
 6. Tooltip for Template-1

Version 2.7.0 – released on Mar 16 – 2017
 Auto Favicon Detection
 Better Admin Interface

Version 2.5.1 – released on Mar 06 – 2017
 Font awesome icons integrated
 New template

Version 2.4.0 – released on Feb 14 – 2017
 AD or Text Block feature with each list

Version 2.2.0 – released on Jan 29 – 2017
 Vastly improved short code generator
 Minor CSS updates

Version 2.1.0 – released on Jan 13 – 2017
 Bug Fixes
 CSS adjustments.

Version 1.9.1 – released on Dec 30 – 2016
 Added Google Analytics Integration for outbound link click tracking!
 Minor CSS adjustments.

Version 1.7 – released on Dec 09 – 2016
 Added 12th template.
 Added option to set custom LinkBack title and link for embed option.

Version 1.6 – released on Nov 30 – 2016
 Added 11th template: Usecase example: 24 Books to learn programming in PHP

Version 1.5 – released on Nov 27 – 2016
 Added embed option
 Added icon option with style-9

Version 1.4 – released on Nov 16 – 2016
 Added 10th template
 Minor bug fixes for widgets
 Version 1.2 – released on Nov 08 – 2016

Hide empty lists from Live search
 Added RTL support
 Widget for Latest, Most Voted and Random list items
 Order Items by up-votes & item title
 Custom CSS Box in Settings
 URL masking option for affiliate links

Version 1.0 – released on Oct 28 – 2016