A plugin is a type of additional software installed in program to perform additional functions that are not available in the default installation. Browsers, for instance have to be installed with Java or Flash in order for the browser to provide additional functions. WordPress also has the option for users to add plugins to enhance the experience. In fact, you can find more than 30,000 plugins in their website for you to choose from. If you want to know which plugin is more suitable to your theme or website, visit their website for more information. Meantime, here are some ideas on how to pick one.
Know what you want
The first thing that you have to consider is what type of plugin you want to have in your website. Take note that there are too many plugins and each of them does different things. You can install more than one plugin on your website so you don’t have to worry about downloading one or too many. You may want to write down what you want and need to narrow your choices.
Search for plugin
If you already know the type of plugin that you want on your site, go to WordPress and visit their website. To start with, check WordPress directory of plugins. You can utilize their search bar for faster search or you can choose popular plugins to see if there’s anything that fits your needs. It would be best if you choose a high rated plugin because you can be sure that it is already proven and tested.
Choose a suitable plugin for you.
If you find viable plugins that fit your needs, click on it to get more information. You will find details of the plugin such as what it does, how to use it, the number of downloads, its ratings, even the price if the plugin is paid. You will also know the last update of the plugin including its reviews and if the plugin is compatible to your unit or website. To find more plugins, visit their website and pick the right one for you.