Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions?

Below are the most frequently asked questions about wordpress security.

Plugins function exactly the same way as apps do for your smartphone. Plugins are basically apps that allow you enhance your website by adding new features and functionality to your wordpress website. 

Plugins can be small and offers one feature (i.e adding an image to a page,  add a contact forms, add social media buttons to a site or create a photogallery.

Plugins can also be quite large and act as their own platform as well (i.e WordPress eCommerce plugins or WordPress membership plugins).

Lets simplify it more: Plugins can be thought of as appliances or electronics in your home. You would enhance your home by adding A washer and dryer, refrigerator,  Flat screen TV, Wooden Floor etc.. All these additions to your home ultimately enhances the appearance and value.

A theme is your website layout (design). At their most basic level, WordPress themes are collections of different files that work together to create what you see, as well as how your site behaves.

Lets simplify it more: A theme can be thought of as your house. Houses are designed with a foundation (the structure),  colors to determine the overall feel you want to convey and the Layout, which is what you want people to see and how they navigate your home. 

  1. A theme controls  & determines the presentation and content layout of your site.
  2. A plugin is used to enhance the behavior and features of your WordPress site.