Customize your website with WordPress plugins

Build your website the way you want with WordPress plugins, fully vetted and automatically updated by the #1 WordPress platform. Never miss a plugin update again.

WordPress Plugins

How does WP Engine help with WordPress plugins?

With WordPress, you have access to 50,000+ plugins that extend the functionality of your website. These plugins must be updated regularly to function properly and to keep your site safe. Outdated plugins represent 55.9% of entry points for attacks and can cause your site to break. WP Engine automatically updates your plugins through our Smart Plugin Manager tool.

Effortless site management

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Easy plugin installation

Unsure how to install plugins with your WordPress website? Let us help! How to install plugins.

Plugin updates & site safety

Keep your plugins safe with our Smart Plugin Manager, and protect your website with our security solutions that block 26B+ cyberattacks each year.

Recommended plugin partners

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Find the right solution for you

WP Engine powers 1.5M WordPress websites in 150+ countries for businesses of all sizes.

Automatically update your WordPress plugins

WP Engine’s Smart Plugin Manager is our trusted solution to keep all your plugins up to date and your sites secure. It uses machine learning and visual regression testing to check your plugins for updates nightly and it ensures that when updates do happen, your site doesn’t break. Smart Plugin Manager has safely conducted more than one million automated plugin updates for WP Engine customers.

  • Automatic daily updates
  • Visual regression testing
  • Keep your sites secure
  • Save time and resources
The logos of 6 of our favorite plugins: (from top left) Beaver Builder, Yoast SEO, Monster Insights, PayPal, WooCommerce, and HubSpot

Best WordPress plugins

Extend the functionality of your website with plugins from SEO, to live chat, to social media, to contact forms, to backup functionality, and more. Not sure what to use? Not all plugins are safe. We’ve curated a list of our top-rated 23 WordPress plugins.

  • Marketing: Yoast SEO, Instagram Feed, Hubspot, ElasticPress, LiveChat
  • eCommerce: WooCommerce, PayPal, BigCommerce, Easy Affiliate Links
  • Design: Elementor, Geotarget, Google Fonts, Beaver Builder
  • Performance: WP Rocket site speed, MonsterInsights for Google Analytics

Get the WordPress support your website deserves

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Frequently asked questions

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