What's the difference between


In general a theme changes how your site looks (altering the layout and visual style). A plugin affects what it can do (adding or changing functionality). But sometimes the lines get blurred, let's take a closer look at each...

Themes vs. Plugins

A theme makes changes to your site's appearance like its design, layout, colours, fonts and so on. You'll usually be able to customise certain elements. Your site can only have one active theme at a time.


Plugins add new features and functionalities to your site, or change existing ones. This could be simply adding a contact form or implementing an ecommerce solution. You can install many plugins on your site.


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