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7 WordPress plugins to add a progress bar

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When you wait, in front of a page or during the download of a file, your wait is often completed by a graphic element which advances at the rate of loading. This element is called a progress bar.

You can use these bars on your WordPress website, for example to show the evolution of a fundraising campaign, or for a specific project you are working on. These progress bars clarify the users on the waiting period.

We therefore propose in this article, the 7 best premium WordPress plugins to use to add a progress bar to your website.

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1. Rebar

ReBar is a premium WordPress extension that sets up a highly colored progress bar for your blog posts. It provides your readers with a graphical view of the estimated time and reading progress for each article.

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Its progress bar can be customized according to your needs from the space dedicated to the parameters. In addition, this extension works perfectly with all types of devices (iOS, Android), as well as all popular browsers (IE8 +, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera).

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2. WooCommerce Orders Progress Bar - Pro

This premium WordPress plugin will add an elegant progress bar for your customers so that they can follow their orders on your WordPress website.

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As main features it offers among others: a Drag and Drop interface that will allow you to manage the status of commands and therefore hide or show the progress bar, the choice of colors for the customization of the appearance of the bar, a control complete on the visibility of the progress bar, a fully customizable appearance with 4 skins templates delivered by default, and more.

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3. Zoom Progress Bars

This premium WordPress plugin is the perfect tool for creating personalized progress bars according to your wishes. It uses the latest HTML technologies to give your progress bar a more modern and engaging appearance.

Progress bars infinite customizations wordpress plugin progress bar

Its other features are: a skin builder that allows you to create a custom look of your taskbar just in minutes, an installation with documentation that will accompany you if you get stuck, it is optimized for touch devices and all major browsers.

Its layout is fully responsive and adapts perfectly to the size of the screen on which it is displayed. Do not hesitate to consult this WordPress plugin.

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4. Zoom Progress Bars

Zoom Progress Bars is a premium WordPress plugin that will help you create custom progress bars to suit your tastes and needs on your website. It is quite simple, but also very powerful due to its functionality.zoom-progress bars

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5. PageLoader

This premium WordPress plugin will add a highly customizable loading screen and progress bar to your website. It is incredibly light and unobtrusive to make your blog more memorable.

Pageloader wordpress plugin progress bar

We find in its features: a progress bar and loading screen, an extremely easy and easily customizable look, compatibility with any WordPress theme, customization with real-time glimpses, very easy to use and very light, compatibility with desktops, tablets, smartphones, works with iOS devices, Android, Windows, etc ...

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6. XL Progress

XL Progress is a premium WordPress plugin useful for improving the user experience while reading.

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Among these you will find among others: support for HTML and CSS3 technologies, compatibility with most browsers, elegant transitions, more 50 icons and more ...

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7. Reading Time

Reading Time is a premium WordPress plugin that creates a progress bar that shows how much you have scrolled on a website. It is very useful to show the progress of reading on a page or blog post. Reading time wordpress plugin progress barIn general, these indicators are used for long articles and help readers understand how far they are from completing the article. It supports most popular browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, IE8 + and mobile browsers. Your readers will now have a graphical view of the estimation time and reading progress.

Its other features are: responsive design for many mobile devices, the display of the progress bar only on certain pages, a fairly extensive customization, the presence of a detailed user manual who will accompany you in this task.

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Here is ! That's it for this list of the best premium WordPress plugins devoted to creating progress bars on your website. Feel free to send us your comments and suggestions in the section dedicated to Comments.

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