A plugin a software containing group of functions that can extend the functionality of wordpress. When you want to choose themes or plugin from thousands of choices, choose high quality theme or plug-in. WordPress plugin directory offers thousands of themes or plug-in to download for free. If you choose a low quality plugin it can lower your efforts, slow down your site and also can increase security risks. Make sure you choose high quality plugin to improve your site’s performance and never rush to choose and select a low quality plugin which can adversely affect and slow down your Website. Here are few tips which will assist you in choosing high quality theme or plugin.
One of the most important steps after choosing a high quality plugin or theme is downloading or buying it from trustworthy source. Though you are buying a high quality theme or plugin from a reliable source, it is important to research about it thoroughly before buying or installing it.
Here are few more things which you may want to know before selecting a plugin or theme from word press plugin directory or from a market place. When you are checking for a source of premium wordpress theme, here are great resources like Elegant themes, Theme forest and also Studio press.
Go through reviews and feedback before choosing
It is important to go through feedbacks and reviews of users as they may not be false. Choose high star rating plugin is very important and also number of reviews is also crucial. By reading the reviews you will come to know about the Performance along with technical issues.
Look for latest updates and also no of active installs
See for the latest updates, which indicate that the developers are maintaining them. It is important to know about the number of active installed. With number of installations the performance of themes or plugin also improves. The site owners may not be interested in using themes or plugin that are not updated and that are not working. You may also not want to install Plugin or themes which are not updated.
Check out their support
Though every plugin or themes may not have support group, but high quality plugin or themes have support team and which will be useful in case of any technical problems. Along with support groups, one should also check plugin and theme documentation which helps in set up and customization of plugin and theme.
This is the last and most important step. You should clear it weather it is compatible to the latest versions or not by double checking it. As the word press core is updated regularly and if your plug in or themes are not updated it may crash your sites performance and site as well.