There is a vast number of plugins available that you can use to extend WordPress' functionality. Learn how to use some of these plugins in these articles.
Wordfence Security is a popular WordPress plugin, but requires some configuration to make sure your WordPress site runs optimally.
The Akismet plugin helps protect your WordPress site from comment and trackback spam. Learn how to install it here.
You can easily add a forum to a WordPress site by installing the bbPress plugin. Learn how here.
With the WooCommerce plugin, you can easily add an e-commerce store to your WordPress site. Learn how to install and configure WooCommerce here.
The 2Checkout plugin is a WooCommerce extension for WordPress that enables you to process payments from your customers. Learn how to install and configure the 2Checkout plugin here.
With the WooCommerce extension for WordPress, you can process PayPal payments from your customers. Learn how in this article.
The Google XML Sitemaps plugin enables you to quickly and easily generate XML sitemaps for your WordPress site. XML sitemaps help search engines index your web site content.
You can post to your WordPress site by sending e-mail messages. Learn how with the Postie plugin for WordPress.
Learn how to disable plugins for WordPress, both individually and all at once.
You can integrate the popular Disqus Comment System into your WordPress site. Learn how in this article.
You can use the EWWW Image Optimizer plugin to automatically optimize image files as you upload them to your WordPress site, as well as optimize existing images. Learn how to install and configure this plugin here.
The TinyMCE Advanced plugin enables you to add powerful editing capabilities to the WordPress editor.
This article contains a list of WordPress plugins that A2 Hosting does not recommend, for a variety of reasons.
You may experience a problem where installed WordPress plugins disappear from the administration page. Learn about the likely cause and how to resolve this issue here.
You can use the P3 (Plugin Performance Profiler) plugin to measure WordPress plugin performance and help determine which plugins may be slowing down your site. Learn how to install and use this plugin here.
You can use the UpdraftPlus plugin to back up your WordPress site, and this article shows you how.