Plugins extend and expand the functionality of WordPress. You may automatically install plugins from the WordPress Plugin Directory or upload a plugin in .zip format via Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin section.
After theme activation you may find the list of all recommended plugins in Appearacne > Install Plugins section. Just click on the plugin’s name and press “Install Now” button.
Please, make sure you’ve installed and activated required Advanced Custom Fields Pro plugin right after theme installation. You may find this plugin zip file in /yourtheme/vendor/plugins/ folder and upload it manually, or install it automatically using Appearacne > Install Plugins section.
Install Easy Foundation Shortcodes plugin if you need to add columns, buttons and other elements into posts. It is recommended to install the optimized version of the plugin. As well as for Advanced Custom Fields Pro plugin, you may find this plugin zip file in /yourtheme/vendor/plugins/ folder and upload it manually, or install it automatically using Appearacne > Install Plugins section.
Use Profile Builder if you wish to add login forms. Use bbPress plugins only if you need to create a forum, and Easy Digital Downloads or WooCommerce plugin if you wish to create a shop. Please, make sure that your theme is compatible with this plugins.
Simple Map, Contact Form 7, WordPress SEO by Yoast, Google Analytics for WordPress, WordPress Ad Widget and Posts Per Category plugins are optional, use them only if you need them.