WordPress Plugins and Widgets

WordPress Plugins and Widgets enhance functionality and appearance of websites and webpages.

Both are downloaded as plugins which are brought into the website usually as zip files. Some are free and others are called ‘premium’ and attract a fee.


Widgets can be found under Appearance in the dashboard. They are added to areas such as sidebars or footers. For example, if you would like to display a quotation each day or perhaps a calendar these can be included on all your webpages by adding an appropriate widget to a sidebar.

On this page, we will provide a list of Plugin resources:-