Plugins allow you to dramatically change your WordPress website and add crucial functionality to it. Without plugins, WordPress would be just a decent blogging platform, rather than a great website builder… and with tens of thousands of free or paid plugins WordPress can be made into any type of site you want. This is an advantage over most other website platforms… and it’s free.
This training video will show you how to find, choose, and manage your plugins effectively, including giving you some necessary tips that will help you avoid some of the potential problems and pitfalls with adding random plugins to your website.
To access the Official WordPress.org plugin repository from outside of WordPress click here.