Kathy Zant: Evaluating Plugins – Strategies to Effectively Extend WordPress

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December 2, 2019

Extending WordPress above and beyond the core functionality is part of what makes WordPress so powerful. However, the sheer number of plugins available can be overwhelming. A strategy for evaluating plugins makes both developing managing WordPress easier.

In this presentation, attendees will learn:
Strategies and tools for evaluating one plugin over another
– Key factors to consider
– Evaluation tools
Paid plugins versus free: do you get what you paid for?
Managing plugins and updates
Evaluating plugin security:
– How to research plugin security history
– Identify functionality that may be risky

Attendees will also receive a plugin evaluation checklist they can take home to help choose plugins that fit their project’s objectives.

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