Learn How You Can Pick The Best WordPress Plugin

Learn How You Can Pick The Best WordPress Plugin

Today, we will see how you can determine the best plugin for you. Ofcourse, choosing a plugin solely depends on the requirement, plugin-capacity to overcome your requirement and so on, but at least this article will make it easy for you to choose the right plugin quickly at some extent. As, there are about 40,000+ plugins choices, it is quite time consuming and confusing to pick the exact plugin you are looking for. Check the below mentioned tips to save your time in choosing right plugin:

 

Note down your requirements:

 

Trace and prioritize your needs for the plugin. Create a checklist of the features that you are searching for. You can use as many plugins as you want. But make sure you use the best and powerful one which can provide you maximum features.

 

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Start with searching your required plugin in official directories. As mentioned earlier, the directory has huge collection of plugins available which is good as well as negative point too. With that number of plugins how would you decide which are useful and which are waste of time. Also, we cannot dig and search required plugin for hours! However you can check the recent ones on top page itself. There is sorting facility available on directory which can help you sort collection in your way. Browse through 3rd page of the directory, if you still don't find what you are looking for then you must use search bar for desired plugin. Once you run a search you will find a list of relevant plugins in search results.

 

The search results show some important data like the number of times a plugin has been downloaded, its rating, last updated date, and a link to author profile. Open multiple relevant plugins in different tabs and compare all the important data shown on sidebar. It is recommended to check the reputation of the plugin developer by measuring following things:

 

Ratings: You will see small stars which are ratings for that particular plugin. It is suggested to check the rating ratio. It will actually help you decide whether to go and check other details of the plugin or not.

 

Downloads: This figure displays the number of times this plugin is downloaded. You can estimate the popularity of the plugin.

 

Updation history: It is important to use the up-to-date version of plugin, so make sure that you download the one which is updated at regular intervals.

 

Support: Comprehensive support system is mandatory to check. Make sure that you can get endless response from the support system. Watch threads and forums to make sure that they are responding well enough to help you with any issue with their product.