When you first visit Hotaru's Plugin Management page in Admin, the number of plugins can be quite overwhelming, especially if you've uploaded the Quick Start Plugin Pack or are working from the SVN. Install order for a social bookmarking site Here's a quick start guide for the order in which the main plugins should be installed: First, install the plugins that have no dependencies: SB Base User Signin Widgets Then install key plugins that depend on those: Users Submit Comments Category Manager Now those are done, the rest are easy. Here are the other must-have plugins to bring your social bookmarking site together: Categories Search Tags Vote Post Manager User Manager Comment Manager Now you're free to pick and choose other plugins to enhance your site from those that remain. When you're done, enable the DB_CACHE from the Admin -> Settings page. Configure the plugins Next, click Plugin Settings and go through the list of settings pages for each plugin to configure your site.