What is a GOOD plugin?

A good plugin does what it’s meant to do, and it does it well.


  • Performs the required function
  • Is worth the price you paid for it
  • Easy to use
  • Integrates seamlessly
  • Supported
  • Popular
  • Multi cultural


  • Documented
  • Updates itself
  • Doesn’t hog the server; performant
  • Is well written; respects how WordPress works
  • Has potential: extendable, customisable