In computing, a plugin is a set of software components that adds specific capabilities to a larger software application.
WordPress offers virtually effortless site creation with its powerful and easy to use browser based back-end (Dashboard). Using the Dashboard you can download, install and implement Plugins. These guys bring unbelievable power to your site and better yet the majority of them are free!
Traditional site design becomes time consuming and expensive when the site goes beyond a billboard. Fortunately, WordPress features Plugins which can instantly bring this same level of sophistication. Literally thousands of solutions have been developed to accomplish anything you can imagine. So instead of hiring a firm to create your vision simply install a free Plugin which will instantly have you up and running.
Here’s a few Plugins categories:
- Ad presentation and management
- Contact form
- Event calendar
- Image presentation and management
- Industry specific content and functionality
- Search engine indexing
- Social network integration