WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platforms today, and for good reason. It’s extremely easy to install and can run on Windows or Apache web servers. There are also thousands of plugins available to extend it’s functionality.
Plugins are additional pieces of code that are "plugged in" to the WordPress core to extend its capabilities, add new features, or enhance existing features. There are many extremely useful plugins, which will vary depending on how you intend to use your blog.
No matter your intended use, however, there are a few plugins that no WordPress installation should be without. Check out some of our most useful plugins.