With a plugin, the WordPress site can be extended with additional functionalities. There are countless plugins for WordPress. In the official Directory on WordPress.org currently contains over 55,000 plugins (as of June 2019).
These plugins have been developed and further updated by various companies and volunteers. Regular maintenance of these extensions is therefore elementary for a secure and stable WordPress site (see our service pack). The plugins are installed via the backend, as well as activated or deleted again.