WordPress offers several free and paid plugins to improve the performance of the website. Let’s check about plug-in and FAQ.
What Is Plug-In??
A plug-in is a software component that contains functions written in PHP language used to extend the functionality of a WordPress website. Plugins are designed to add flexibility and reduce code bloat in WordPress.
A Plug-in adds a specific set of new features which can be seamlessly integrated with the website. A plug-in allows easy modification, customization and enhancement of a website.
How to Download Plugins??
WordPress offers several free and paid plugins that can be downloaded from WordPress plugin directory from admin dashboard and used as per the user needs.
Does Plugin Slow Down The Website??
The purpose of the plugin is to extend the performance of the website and you can do almost anything that you imagine with the help of a plugin. But so many people worried about the performance and security of the website. This is because of they may install a large number of the plugin on their website which they don’t really require. Although all plug-ins are useful, some of the plugins have good quality than others. You should select the good quality plugin that compatible with the WordPress version which you are using. A large number of plug-in may not slow down your website but poor plugins may slow down. So always select the good plugin and Try using lightweight plugins and delete unwanted plugins. Every time you install a plugin run P3 scan to see how its effect your website speed.
Does Plugins Provide Tech Support??
Because the majority of plugins are free they do not provide the tech support for their users but you can check the FAQ of every plugin in WordPress plugin directory.
How to Select the Best Plugin??
WordPress offers several plugins and you should pick the best one from the list that useful to improve the website performance. So always check the plugin ratings, downloads and reviews of the plugin before downloading.
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