Bloom - Plugins to Install
- Genesis Enews Extended – This is used for the subscribe/newsletter areas.
- Soliloquy Lite – This is for the slider on the home page.
- Genesis Responsive Slider – This is if you’d like to add a featured post slider at the top of your blog.
- Simple Social Icons – This is used for the social media icons in the sidebar.
- Jetpack for WordPress.com – This is used for the social media sharing at the bottom of blog posts.
- Instagram Feed – This is used to show your latest Instagram feed.
- Regenerate Thumbnails – This is used to re-crop your images if all your images are oddly sized.
- Widget Importer & Exporter – This is used to import all the widgets from the demo and helps with setting up the theme for the first time.
- Ninja Forms – This is used for the contact form on the demo site.
If you are not going to have a shop on your site, you will NOT need to install these plugins.
- WooCommerce – This is used for the eCommerce area of the site.
- Genesis Connect for WooCommerce – This is used in conjunction with the WooCommerce plugin to work nicely with Genesis.
- WooSidebars – This is used to add a sidebar specifically to the shop section of the site.
- WooCommerce Menu Cart – This adds the cart contents to the Secondary Navigation.