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Plugins extend the functionality of your basic WordPress site and give it a few more bells and whistles. Plugins can be activated and deactivated as needed on your site. For ease of use, we recommend activating only the plugins you need. You can manage plugins under the Plugins tab on the dashboard.

You are unable to install plugins other than those provided, and but we do consider requests for additional plugins. If there is functionality you believe would benefit WordPress for the Dartmouth community, please contact us. We will consider feedback for future updates, but please note that there is no guarantee that suggestions will be implemented.

The following plugins are available for your site:

Accessibility icon

Accessibility helps with a variety of common accessibility problems in WordPress themes.

AddThis icon

AddThis Social Share adds a social media Share button to every post and page, so readers can easily share your content on their social networks.

Calendar + icon

Calendar + provides an easy way to create, manage, and share your calendar and upcoming events. Documentation

Completely Disable Comments icon

Completely Disable Comments allows you to disable comments completely on your site or on specific post types. Documentation

Contact Form icon

Contact Form is designed to add a straightforward contact form to your blog which allows visitors to your blog to send you an email. Documentation

Custom CSS icon

Custom CSS enables you to modify the theme’s fonts, colors, border and backgrounds by adding custom stylesheets to your blog. Documentation

Embed Any Document icon

Embed Any Document is a quick and easy tool to help you embed any document into posts and pages. Documentation

Footnotes plugin icon

Footnotes provides an elegant and easy to add footnotes to posts and pages. Type them inline in your post in square brackets like this: [1. This is a footnote.] Each footnote must have a number followed by a period and a space and then the actual footnote. Documentation

Formidable Forms icon

Formidable Forms allow you to easily create forms of all shapes and sizes – and so much more. Documentation

Google Calendar icon

Google Calendar Easily display your Google Calendars on your site using the Simple Calendar plugin. Documentation

Hide YouTube Related icon

Hide YouTube Related Videos is designed to hide the related videos that show up after a video is finished playing if you added the video to a post or page using the YouTube video URL.

Jetpack icon

Jetpack is a powerful plugin that can multiple features and tools to your site: publish to social media, photo carousels, conditional widgets, etc.

Lightbox for Images image

Lightbox for Images adds an overlay that goes over the site and shows the larger version of the image when a reader clicks on the image so that readers can view without navigating away from the page.

Live Shortcode image

Live Shortcodes lets you quickly and easily add cool things to posts and pages such as accordions, toggles, tabs, dividers, buttons, etc., by configuring and inserting shortcodes.

Menu Icons icon

Menu Icons provides an easy way to icons to your custom menu.

MetaSlider icon

Meta Slider enables you to quickly add a slideshow to posts, pages and sidebars.

Pixabay Images icon

Pixabay Images provides high quality public domain images that you can upload with just one click

Print My Blog icon

Print My Blog allows you to print your blog to paper or pdf in one click! Just go to Tools -> Print My Blog.

Safe Redirect icon

Safe Redirect Manager allows you to redirect your site, pages or posts to new URL’s.

Simple SEO icon

Simple SEO is a quick and easy tool for building a solid foundation for a search-friendly website.

Simple Tooltips icon

Simple Tooltips is a quick and easily tool to add tooltips to your text in posts and pages.

Sitemap icon

Sitemap creates a sitemap suitable for search engines that will be available at

Social Media Widget icon

Social Media Widget adds links to all of your social media and sharing site profiles, such as Twitter, Facebook, etc. Icons come in 3 sizes, 4 icon styles, and 4 animations. Displays as a sidebar widget

Google Fonts icon

Supreme Google Webfonts adds Google webfonts into a nice dropdown list in your visual editor which you can use to change your font type and/or font size.

Table of Contents icon

Table of Contents adds, guess what, tables of contents to posts, pages and sidebars.

Tiny Advanced MCE icon

TinyMCE Advanced adds extra features like tables, emoticons and custom font families to your visual editor’s toolbar and gives you more control in what's included in TinyMCE, the visual editor in WordPress.