CMS Theme and Plugin Providers

A major selling point for a content management system such as WordPress is the availability of thousands of pre-built themes that are available for purchase, some of which are also free. Also available are thousands of “plug-ins,” which are applications that you can easily insert into your content management system to perform a specific task. These plug-ins allow you to do things such as add a contact form, custom calendar, or poll, or improve the search engine optimization of your website without having to know how to write code.

Just be aware that adding these types of features, whether it be a custom theme or plug-in, increases the complexity of your WordPress installation, meaning you’ll need to keep an eye on updates and potentially have some technical questions if you add a great deal of intricacies to your website.


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