Must use default plugins are those plugins we enable network wide by default.   There are nearly 200 must-use plugins.

We’ve highlighted the more important ones below:


Admin Panel Tips

Create a series of helpful tips that change as users navigate inside the dashboard of their site.


Enables users to upload their own avatars via Users > Your Avatar and Settings > Blog Avatar.

Batch Create

Create hundred or thousands of blogs and users automatically by uploading an Excel file.

Content Monitor

Allows super admin users on a CampusPress network to be notified by email if an inappropriate word is published on a post or page.

Google Analytics

Track visitor data across all sites on your CampusPress network and display data that your users can refer to for their site in Dashboard > Statistics.

Multisite Theme Manager

Used to display themes in categories in Appearance > Themes.

Pretty Plugins

Changes the plugin page to the look of an app store, with featured images, categories, and amazing search.


Easily add embed code to a post/page using Insert Embed code in the Add Media icon.


Adds a Reader to the dashboard of every site on your CampusPress network which enables your users to easily read and comment on posts from directly inside their dashboard.

Subscribe by Email

Enables you and your users to offer email subscription notification of new posts.

Subscribe To Comments

Allows readers to receive notifications of new comments that are posted to an entry.

Super Admin Exports

Creates complete list of users, blogs, theme usage, plugin usage, admin users from across entire CampusPress network as well as bulk edit user or sites to remove users, change privacy on selected sites, archive sites or change themes on sites.

Ultimate Branding

Provides complete control over all aspects of branding – logos, links, and more on a CampusPress network.

Unfiltered MU

Allows your users to add almost any embed code to a post, page or text widget.