Install Theme Included And Recommended Plugins

Install Plugins

After installing the Hongo theme, a notification will appear in the top of the page which says the theme needs some plugins to function properly.

Required Plugins

Required plugins are very important and must be installed and activated at all times for Hongo to work properly. The Hongo theme requires following plugins.

  • WooCommerce: It is a powerful, extendable eCommerce plugin that helps you sell anything.
  • WPBakery Page Builder: It is Drag and Drop Frontend and Backend Page builder Plugin for WordPress.
  • Hongo Addons: Extra elements for WPBakery Page Builder. It was built for Hongo theme. Moreover, this plugin is specially curated based on WooCommerce functionality that too compatible with all theme features.

Recommended Plugins

Recommended plugins are those plugins that we use in our demos and are fully incorporated with Hongo. You can select not to install these plugins if you’re not going to use them.

The Hongo theme recommends following plugins

  • Slider Revolution: This plugin is all-in-one slide displaying solution that permits you to showcase any type of content that are highly customizable such as transitions and custom animations. This plugin is perfect for most of beginners because its visual oriented interface and infinite customization options.
  • Contact Form 7: You can create different contact forms with the help of this plugin. It is also available free on
  • MC4WP: Mailchimp for WordPress: With the help of this plugin, you can add countless subscribers to your MailChimp list by using various methods.

Hongo is working perfectly with these plugins. It automatically adds more styles to them to make the design match the theme.

Install These Plugins

Step 1: From the WordPress admin, navigate to the Appearance > Install Plugins. Here you’ll find Hongo’s required and recommended plugins.

Step 2: Just click on Install below each plugin’s name.

Step 3: After installing, if it’s required to activate the plugin, just activate them.


If failed to install/activate some plugins.

Sometimes, the download process failed on some hosting and some files are not downloaded.

Hence, you can’t active it. So, you need to navigate to Plugins > Installed Plugins and delete those plugins. Then install them again.