Enhancing Your Web Site with Plugins
In This Chapter
Installing plugins on your WordPress Web site
Exploring e-commerce options for WordPress
Creating photo galleries and portfolios
Providing Web forms on your Web site
Building networking and social communities
Including popular social networks
In the chapters leading up to this, I demonstrate the features and functions that are built in to the WordPress platform that you can use to create WordPress themes and provide a nice visual layout and look for your WordPress Web site. However, several add-ons, or plugins, for WordPress provide solutions for specific needs, such as e-commerce (selling products), photo galleries and portfolios, Web forms, social networking, and more.
Plugins exist for WordPress to provide solutions for needs that the majority of WordPress users don’t have, so the good people at WordPress create them ...