Introducing plug-ins


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Introducing plug-ins

I would like to talk a little bit about WordPress plugins. You might have heard of this WordPress plugin thing. These are files that you can add to your WordPress site that extend the functionality of WordPress in some way. It might add forms to your site, or change it graphically a little bit, or just make WordPress do something that it can't normally do out of the box, as they say. So if you want to go browse around and check out available plugins, you can go to WordPress.org and go under the Extend tab, into Plugins, and you'll be in the Plugin Directory.

And you can see there is over 10,000 plugins here. They've been downloaded like 110 million times. It's pretty crazy, but plugins are very popular and they can do some really cool stuff to extend WordPress. You can check out the most popular ones, having to do with spam blocking and SEO and adding forms and things like that. So how do you download and install and use a plugin? That's what we're going to take a lo...

Introducing plug-ins
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Introducing plug-ins provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Chris Coyier as part of the WordPress 3: Creating and Editing Custom Themes

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