If you’ve used WordPress for a while, I’m sure someone has told you that you “shouldn’t use too many plugins”. It’s obvious – using too many plugins will slow your WordPress site down, right? But is that actually true? I mean, people tell me I shouldn’t swim after eating, but I’ve done that my whole life and I’m still alive and kicking! So is the common knowledge that “too many plugins is bad” good for WordPress?
The popularity of the freemium model for pricing software and services is showing no signs of slowing down. WordPress plugins are just one example of how developers have succeeded in growing a business by giving away their core product for free, then making money by selling access to new features, premium support, or some other … Read more