12 great WordPress plugins for designers

10 great WordPress plugins for designers

Did you know that one third of the world's websites use Wordpress as their CMS? Now you do. Originally a blogging platform (a function it still performs admirably), Wordpress has evolved over the years into a robust, intuitive and flexible website CMS. One of the main appeals of Wordpress is the vast range of third-party plugins available, many of which are free, which enable a whole host of functionality. 

If that wasn't enough, there are also many thousands of free WordPress tutorials and WordPress themes available online.

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Sam Hampton-Smith

Sam is a designer and illustrator based in Scotland, UK. He splits his time between art and design, motion and video and writing for various creative titles. He has written a book about web design, Pro CSS3 Layout Techniques and contributed to typography book, Fonts and Typefaces Made Easy.

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