Finding the best WordPress theme is only half the battle. Making it look exactly how you wanted can take additional items, like menus, widgets and plugins, before you get your dream website. WordPress has solid customization options straight out of the box, but with limited knowledge of PHP or CSS, it can quickly become more work than you had originally planned.
Many theme developers look to one another to provide solutions to common problems, with WordPress licensing allowing cross-collaboration and access to its framework. But why spend the time writing your own plugins when there are so many tried-and-tested ones available online? Here’s our list of the best WordPress plugins this month: