Installing Essential Plugins
Plugins enhance your site’s functionality and performance. Consider installing these essential plugins:
- Yoast SEO: Optimize your site for search engines.
- Wordfence: Improve your site’s security.
- WP Rocket: Boost your site’s speed and performance.
- Contact Form 7: Add contact forms to your site.
- Akismet: Protect your site from spam comments.
To install a plugin:
- In the Dashboard, navigate to Plugins > Add New.
- Search for your desired plugin.
- Click “Install Now,” then “Activate.”
- Section 10: Configuring Widgets
Widgets are customizable content blocks you can add to your site’s sidebars or footers. To configure widgets:
- In the Dashboard, navigate to Appearance > Widgets.
- Drag and drop desired widgets into your theme’s widget areas.
- Customize the widget’s settings and save.