Welcome to the fourteenth video in our WordPress how-to series. In this video, you’ll learn how to:
- Add new site features and functions via plugins
- View plugins currently installed on your WordPress site
- Setup and activate the Akismet spam protection plugin
- Search for new plugins via the WordPress Plugin Directory
- Add a sample Twitter plugin
Author | Brian McNitt
Brian’s career path zigzagged from pre-med at Purdue University to bike racing and a career in sales and marketing for Schwinn and other bicycle companies. That was until the inception of the World Wide Web, when he took his science and marketing background full force into web design. He was a founding member of Montclare Technologies—one of the first and hottest interactive agencies in the U.S. In 2000, he founded TrendMedia, a San Francisco-based web design and interactive agency. Brian is now one of the leading experts in web technology and social media, and is a recognized authority in web accessibility, WordPress and SEO.