Plugins can enhance your DS site. Many plugins are activated via Plugins on your Dashboard; some require that you request a DS network admin to activate them for you. When activated, you often edit plugin settings via Settings, or sometimes elsewhere on your dashboard.
Below is a MindMeister mindmap of all site plugins on the DS multisite (with admin-activated plugins we recommend for starters marked via *); click any category to expand and view associated plugins. For help on installing and configuring any plugin, please get hold of our friendly support staff!