What Are Must Use Plugins in WordPress? The plugin system is one of the most powerful aspects of WordPress. The ability to extend the functionality of the CMS quickly and easily is unparalleled in other platforms. Plugins are typically installed and maintained through the WordPress administration interface, and end up in /wp-content/plugins/ in their own folder. There's an entirely different kind of plugin that exists though, and it's called a Must Use plugin.
In this post we're going to take a look at what they are and how they work, as well as, pros and cons of using them.