After creating a WordPress website, you needs to learn is how to install a WordPress plugin. Plugins allow you to add new features to WordPress to attract more people to see your blog and get more subscribers. There are millions of free and paid plugins available for WordPress. In this step by step guide, I will show you how to properly install and activate a WordPress Plugin.
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How to Install a WordPress Plugin
To make it easy, I have created a video tutorial on how to install a WordPress plugin that you can watch below.
However if you just want to follow text-instructions, then you can follow our step by step tutorial on how to install a WordPress plugin.
Two Methods to Upload a WordPress Plugin
I will show you two different method to upload WordPress plugin :-
- Using WordPress Plugin for Search
- Using Upload Downloaded Plugin
This is only the methods by use of this you can simply install any WordPress plugin.
1) Using WordPress Plugin for Search
This is the easiest method to to install WordPress plugin.
First of all login to your WordPress website. In left side you can see the Plugin option and click on Add New ( i.e. Plugin > Add New)
Now in the right side you can see Search box. Write the plugin name you want to install and click Enter.
Now click on install button to install that Plugin.
Click on Activate Now.
2) Using Upload Downloaded Plugin
This is the easiest method to to install WordPress plugin. First of all login to your WordPress website. In left side you can see the Plugin option and click on Add New
( i.e. Plugin > Add New)
Now in the top left side you can see Upload Plugin option.
Click on Browse button and select your downloaded plugin .zip file you want to install.
Click on Install Now Button.
Click on Activate Now Button.
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