Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding what a plugin is and how it works, part of WordPress Plugins: SEO (2013).
One of the first things people do after setting…up a Wordpress site is install their favorite plugins.…I do that and I'm sure you do too.…But do you know what a plugin is and how it works?…Let's take a quick look.…A plugin is a small application that literally plugs in…to your Wordpress installation to add new funcationality or features.…Plugins are usually developed by other WordPress users who want to add something…to the application but want to give people the…option whether they want to install it or not.…
Think of them as apps for your WordPress site.…This means you can install and uninstall plugins without changing WordPress itself.…But keep in mind that if you deactivate or…remove a plugin, the features it added disappear with it.…Out of the box, WordPress comes with two plugins.…The Akismet anti-spam…plugin, and a demo plugin called Hello Dolly.…You can install more plugins directly from the…WordPress plugin directory, right from within your WordPress dashboard.…
You do it by clicking on Add New down here.…
- What is SEO?
- Installing and activating the SEO plugins
- Adding SEO content to posts and pages
- Using keywords and page analysis tools
- Configuring page titles and metadescriptions