So you’ve got the basics covered and you’re ready to see what WordPress can do outside of a default “vanilla” install? Dive in with us as we explore the two massive areas of WordPress plugins and themes.
When you want WordPress to do something new or behave in a different way then it does by default, you’ll want to start looking into plugins. This is an exciting area but can also be a bit of a wild west experience.
Other questions for exploration include – How do you choose a plugin? How do you find them and how are they installed? How do you activate a plugin? What about in a multisite installation? We’ve got ya covered. We’ll even dive into such topics as mu-plugins folder and when to use it.
Then there’s WordPress themes. Themes handle the display of your site and the content you enter in WordPress. Though the beauty of a theme may be in the eye of the beholder there are methods in making an intelligent theme decision and we’ll explore them all. What are theme options?
How are themes handled on a multisite install? What if my site is in a different language or I have a multisite with multi-lingual needs? Every area is explored here.