Absolutely no plugins are required for the theme to work. However, there are few plugins that we recommend to use:
Every theme uses it’s own thumbnail sizes. Every time you switch the theme you need to regenerate existing images and get rid off those that are no longer in use. So if you are installing Higo on the site with existing content, this plugin is for you. Once it’s installed, head to
Force Regenerate Thumbnails and click
Regenerate All Thumbnails. It may take a while, depending on the size of your library. Get some coffee while it's working.
Famous plugin for creating contact forms. You probably won't pass this by.
This plugin will allow you to upload SVG files to your media library. We highly recommend to use SVG logo for your site.
Should you want to have a newsletter signup form on your site, this plugin is for you. Keep in mind that you'll need a free MailChimp account for that.
Import demo content in just one click. You site will have the exact same content and settings as the live demo.
When you install the theme you'll see a notice at the top of the admin area saying that recommended plugins can be installed. Follow all the steps. Or dismiss the notice. Install and activate the plugins you need. Just press on the
Begin installing plugins or
Begin activating plugins if you've already installed any of them. You'll see a list of plugins needed or recommended to install. You can select and install all at once. After they are installed go ahead and activate them. That's it, you're done with the plugins.