You may already have a small business website, or you may be looking to get one redesigned (if so, we can help!). If the site you currently own runs on WordPress, or if you’re looking to move your website to a WordPress-based one, then you should know about plugins.
What are WordPress Plugins?
Simply put, a WordPress plugin is a sort of software that can be added to a WordPress website, which will then execute certain functions to extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress-based website.
Why Do I Need To Use WordPress Plugins?
Synthesis summarizes the answer to this question nicely by noting, “The key to effective use of plugins is to deploy them only from properly vetted sources, and only when necessary. Plugins should solve a specific problem or provide an essential function. They should not indulge our vanity or our desire for a “shiny new object”.”
So, it’s best to get plugins that handle large, complicated tasks, as opposed to simpler ones that will just clog up your storage space and bandwidth (therefore, slowing down your site).
That being said, we have for you seven must-have plugins for your small business website and why you should get them. Read more