If this isn’t the Age Of Templates then I don’t know what it is. Web design has evolved to the point that we no longer need to master web development and design to turn out one beautiful and useful web site.
There’s a hot new SEO plugin out there and its name is RankMath.
Over my 10 plus years of working with WordPress I’ve probably had a good look at close to 1,000 plugins. While I love advising which plugins you must have, the truth is, what plugins you must have is a function of exactly what you need to accomplish with your site.
Note: I’ve updated this post as so much has changed since I wrote about Gutenberg Plugins in November 2018.
WordPress has great plugins that make it a lot easier to use. Who needs to waste time redoing something when it is much easier and faster to duplicate and edit it with a simple plugin?