Backend: Usermanagement

User Self-Registration

Version 2.45 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-08-14)
Garvin Hicking, Ian
Serendipity >= 1.7

Allows blog visitors to create their own author account. Together with the Event-plugin (index.php?serendipity[subpage]=adduser) you can choose whether only registered users may post comments.

Frontend: Entry Related

Show tagged entries

Version 3.12 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-12-23)
Garvin Hicking, Jonathan Arkell, Grischa Brockhaus, Lars Strojny, Ian
Serendipity >= 1.6

Shows a list of existing tags for entries

Frontend: External Services

Amazon Recommendations

Version 1.24 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-03-22)
Matthew Groeninger, (original plugin by Thomas Nesges)
Serendipity >= 1.6

Recommend Products at Amazon within the Amazon-Partnerprogram

Creative Commons

Version 1.2 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-11-03)
Evan Nemerson, Ian
Serendipity >= 1.6

Display a creative commons notification in the sidebar.

External PHP Application

Version 1.2 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-01-06)
Garvin Hicking
Serendipity >= 1.6

Shows an external PHP application inside your blog with your blogs design and all formattings. USE WITH CARE, THIS PLUGIN HAS SECURITY IMPLICATIONS AS IT INCLUDES ANY GENERIC PHP FILE! YOU CAN ONLY USE THIS PLUGIN AS ADMIN!

Feedburner Sidebar

Version 1.1 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-04-03)
Aaron Axelsen
Serendipity >= 1.6

Adds assorted functionality of the feedburner service into the sidebar.

Flickr badge

Version 0.14 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-08-31)
Lars Strojny
Serendipity >= 1.6

Shows your last photos on

Gadu-Gadu IM status description

Version 1.4 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-07-22)
Piotr Borys
Serendipity >= 1.6

Gets and displays a status description of Gadu-Gadu IM

Geotag Google/OSM Map

Version 1.36 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-02-02)
Zoran Kovacevic, Grischa Brockhaus, Matthias Gutjahr
Serendipity >= 1.6

This plugin displays a Google Map or Openstreetmap with geotagged entries

Google PageRank

Version 0.33 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-07-22)
Christian Lescuyer
Serendipity >= 1.6

Dynamic display of Google PageRank

Google Quicksearch

Version 1.6 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-04-03)
Wesley Hwang-Chung
Serendipity >= 1.6

Search for an entry (Google)

On »Heavy Rotation«

Version 0.12 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-08-31)
Lars Strojny
Serendipity >= 1.6

This plugin displays an album cover from which was on Heavy Rotation (top album) in the last week


Version 0.6 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-04-04)
Bernd Distler, Ian
Serendipity >= 1.6

show statistics of Piwik in sidebar

Random Quotes

Version 1.05.1 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Florian Solcher
Serendipity >= 0.8

Shows a block with a random quotation


Version 1.05 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
John Mann
Serendipity >= 0.8.4

Display Shoutcast stream information in the sidebar.

Social Bookmarks Plugin

Version 0.47 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Matthias Gutjahr
Serendipity >= 0.9alpha5

A plugin to display bookmarks from a social bookmark service (, ma.gnolia,, linkroll, Mister Wong) via an RSS feed.

Wikipedia Finder

Version 1.5 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-04-03)
Serendipity Team
Serendipity >= 1.6

Highlight a phrase and click the icon to search on using Wikipedia.

flickr Photostream

Version 1.10 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-03-27)
Michael Kaiser, Ian
Serendipity >= 1.7

Display the latest photos from flickr Photostreams.

Frontend: Features

Authors login

Version 1.09 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Garvin Hicking, Neil Dudman
Serendipity >= 0.8

Show a login form for authors

My Calendar

Version 0.14 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-10-11)
Garvin Hicking, Markus Gerstel, Ian
Serendipity >= 1.6

Shows your personal calendar with X upcoming scheduled events


Version 1.04 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-04-03)
Matthias Lange, Ian
Serendipity >= 1.6

Displays a shoutbox for unrelated comments


Version 0.5 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Christoph Eunicke <>
Serendipity >= 0.9

Shows the time of up to four timezones

Upcoming Events

Version 0.25 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-02-02)
Matthias Gutjahr, Ian
Serendipity >= 1.6

Display upcoming and recommended events in the sidebar and apply the hCalendar microformat to them.

Frontend: Views


Version 0.5 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-05-24)
Jim Dabell
Serendipity >= 1.6

Displays adverts from Google.

Birthdays of users

Version 0.5 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-11-04)
Falk Doering
Serendipity >= 1.6

Category Tree Menu

Version 1.12 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Jackson Miller, Sebastian Bauer
Serendipity >= 0.7

DHTML category menu. Requires PEAR::HTML_TreeMenu.

Choose Language

Version 1.17 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-08-20)
Garvin Hicking, Wesley Hwang-Chung
Serendipity >= 2.1

Allows visitors to change the frontend interface language


Version 2.1 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Dustin Hawkins
Serendipity >= 0.8

Displays items you are currently listening, playing, or reading...

FAQs Category Chooser

Version 0.3 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-02-02)
Falk Doering
Serendipity >= 1.6

Choose the categories you will display on the blog.

Guestbook Sidebar

Version 1.26 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Jaap Boerma ( ), Tadashi Jokagi <>, Ian
Serendipity >= 1.6

Display the latest guestbook items in the sidebar

Language-Specific HTML Nugget

Version 1.10 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Wesley Hwang-Chung
Serendipity >= 1.6

Shows an HTML nugget on the sidebar, for a specific language.

Serendipity Authors

Version 1.2.2 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-01-24)
Falk Doering
Serendipity >= 1.6

Shows a list for all Authors

Show Entries in sidebar

Version 1.10 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-08-20)
Garvin Hicking
Serendipity >= 1.7

Shows entries of special categories in your sidebar. Good for Sidebar Moblogging!

Show trusted users

Version 1.1.1 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Loris Zena
Serendipity >= 0.8

Displays all users with their ethics (represented by a traffic light). Green light means 'cool'; yellow light means 'warning'; red light means 'banned' The administrator can easily modify this value for each user.

Static Page List

Version 1.31 (GPL, Last Updated 2019-01-09)
Rob Antonishen, Falk Doering, Ian
Serendipity >= 2.1.0

This plugin displays a configurable list of the static pages.

Theme dropdown

Version 1.3 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-12-27)
Evan Nemerson
Serendipity >= 1.6

Show a box to change themes

Twitter Timeline

Version 1.71 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-07-22)
Grischa Brockhaus, Damian Luszczymak, Garvin Hicking
Serendipity >= 1.6

Show your current Twitter entries


Coppermine Thumbnails

Version 1.4 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Matthew Maude
Serendipity >= 0.8

Display thumbnails from a Coppermine gallery in the sidebar

Photoblog Entries

Version 1.2.1 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Cameron MacFarland
Serendipity >= 0.8

Shows the thumbnails of the most recent photoblog entries (see event plugin).

Unified Sidebar Image Display

Version 1.13 (BSD, Last Updated 2018-08-20)
Andrew Brown (Menalto code), Matthew Groeninger (Unified/Media Lib. Code), Stefan Lange-Hegermann (Zooomr Code), Matthew Maude (Coppermine code), Ian
Serendipity >= 1.6

Offers the ability to display images in the sidebar. The source of the images is configurable. The plugin is able to connect to a Menalto Gallery installs "random" url, access a Coppermine database directory (MySql only), connect to the web service Zooomr ( or access images in the Serendipity Media Library. PLEASE NOTE: This plugin has been checked working with recent Serendipity installs for the Serendipity Media Library only. You will find limitations and old legacy code with at least the Menalto Gallery (dead project) and modern PHP using old MySQL extension code API calls.

flickr Photostream

Version 1.10 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-03-27)
Michael Kaiser, Ian
Serendipity >= 1.7

Display the latest photos from flickr Photostreams.


Average Rating

Version 1.2.2 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-04-25)
Lewe Zipfel, Garvin Hicking
Serendipity >= 1.7

Shows top-rated movies by their average rating

Karma Ranking

Version 1.1 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Andreas Brandmaier
Serendipity >= 0.8

Shows overall score by author


Version 2.17 (GPL, Last Updated 2018-04-06)
Garvin Hicking, Evan Nemerson
Serendipity >= 0.8

Shows the current poll in your sidebar

Popular Entries

Version 1.10.1 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Kaustubh Srikanth
Serendipity >= 0.7

Shows the titles and number of comments of the most popular entries calculated according to the entries most commented on.

Spam Report

Version 1.3.7 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Grischa Brockhaus, Janek Bevendorff
Serendipity >= 1.6

Prints out a statistic about your comment spam if your antispam plugins report to the DB.


Version 1.7 (GPL, Last Updated 2017-11-06)
Arnan de Gans, Garvin Hicking, Ian
Serendipity >= 1.6


Top Exits

Version 1.2 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Serendipity Team
Serendipity >= 0.8

Shows top exit links from your Blogs

Top Referrers

Version 1.3 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-07-07)
Serendipity Team
Serendipity >= 0.8

Shows top sites that linked to your Blogs