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WordPress® on Demand by Patrice-Anne Rutledge

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12. Working with Plugins (WordPress.org)

Plugins enable you to extend the power of self-hosted WordPress with additional functionality. The benefit of using plugins is that you can select only the functionality you need without overloading your WordPress site with unnecessary features.

For example, you can install and activate plugins to perform automated site backups, control spam, sell products and services, embed audio and video, display content sliders, create a membership site, enhance your site’s search engine optimization (SEO), connect with social sites such as Facebook or Twitter, and much more. With more ...

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