What is a WordPress Plugin?

A WordPress plugin is a code that needs to be plugged-in to the basic code of your WordPress site so that a desired feature is added to your site. There are hundreds of plugins available online to meet every need of a blogger.

While some of the best WordPress plugins are available in the WordPress repository, you can alternately download them from a range of online sources. These plugins can be either free or paid, depending on the source of downloading them and the WordPress plan your site is running on.

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Azfar Alam Selected

Azfar Alam

1 year ago
WordPress plugins are software applications that allow you to extend the functionality and features of your WordPress website. In the same way that applications work on your smartphone, websites work on computers.

It is possible to obtain free WordPress plugins from the WordPress.org Plugin Directory in a massive quantity (literally hundreds of thousands). WordPress plugins are also available as premium or paid options.

There are currently 54,561 plugins available for download from the WordPress Plug-in Directory, which is a large number.

Jiten Selected

Jiten

11 months ago
In wordpress software there are lots of plugins & themes which we can use & can design our website without writing a single line of code.
Plugins are just like an small app which allows us to add any function to our website without writing any code or knowing any programing language.
Even if your are from a non-technical background you can design your website using wordpress easily.

Medical Mantra

Medical Mantra

1 year ago
A WordPress plugin is a code that needs to be plugged-in to the basic code of your WordPress site so that a desired feature is added to your site. There are hundreds of plugins available online to meet every need of a blogger.

Trickyard

Trickyard

1 year ago

WordPress plugins are the short codes which help you to done a specific task.
And are only can be use on WordPress website or blogs. Below are some names of popular WordPress plugins:

Yoast SEO: used for SEO & Akismet for anti spam protection.