Step 4 – Install Essential Plugins

updated July 1, 2016

This step is important.

Like every house needs a foundation, your WordPress website needs a solid base to perform well. And when you want to extend your website’s functionality, you do so by installing plugins.

In the video, I explain plugins generally, and then demonstrate how to install:

  1. Akismet (fights spam)
  2. Jetpack (supercharges your WordPress website)
  3. UpdraftPlus (backs up your website)
  4. W3 Total Cache (makes your website fast)
  5. WordPress SEO (helps your content rank in Google)

Make a WordPress Website 2016 – How to Install Plugins

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