Widget Wrangler

Widget Wrangler is a plugin for WordPress that gives administrators a clean interface for managing widgets on a page by page basis. On each page, you can control what widgets appear where.

With widgets as a post type, you have extreme control over the content of your widgets. The Presets feature in Widget Wrangler makes setting up and implementing multiple widget configurations a breeze.

Query Wrangler

The Query Wrangler plugin lets you create new WP queries as pages or widgets. It also allows you to override the way category and tag pages display.

Query Wrangler's interface is highly intuitive way to create queries and will be second nature for any Drupal Views user.

This plugin will bring extreme flexibility to WordPress users with its ability to create custom queries using the WP_Query class with a user interface.