10-Step Guide To Using Wordpress Software including Creating First Website!
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The great thing about WordPress plugins is that that there are tens of thousands of free plugins you can download on the official WordPress Plugins Directory (https://wordpress.org/plugins).
If none of the free plugins suit your needs, then you can buy premium plugins in third-party marketplaces like CodeCanyon (https://codecanyon.net) or MOJO Marketplace (https://www.mojomarketplace.com). Additionally, you can buy premium plugins from the plugin developers themselves. For example, if you want to buy a premium plugin from Thrive Themes (https://thrivethemes.com) or Elegant Themes (https://www.elegantthemes.com), then you’d have to buy from their website.
You can install as many plugins as you want, though of course, it should be within reason. The best practice is to install only what’s absolutely necessary for your website. If you find a better plugin, then deactivate or uninstall the old one.
Installing too many plugins increases the probability of plugins conflicting with each other which could result to errors or a slow down of your entire website.
Resolving plugin conflicts can be a headache if you’ve got too many plugins installed. Troubleshooting usually involves deactivating each plugin and checking the front end manually until you find the culprit. Imagine how long this process will take you if you install 30, 50 or 100 plugins!