How To: Install WordPress Plugins.
After installing WordPress. the first thing every beginner needs to learn is how to install a WordPress Plugin. Plugins plays very important role in the WordPress Website. It helps you to add many of the new features to your website, Such as add a gallery, slideshow, etc.
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There are thousands of free and paid Plugins available for the WordPress. In this blog post, We will go over with Step by Step Guide, on How to Install a WordPress Plugin.
There are two methods to Install a Plugin:
1- Install a Plugin using WordPress Plugin Search.
2- Install a Plugin using WordPress Admin Plugin Upload.
Install a Plugin Using WordPress Plugins Search
This is the easiest way to install a WordPress Plugin. Just follow the Steps given down below.
1- First thing you have to do is Goto your Dashboard >> Plugins >> Add New
2- Next Find the Plugin by typing the name of the Plugin in the Search Bar >> Install Now >> Activate
That’s all, You have successfully installed a WordPress Plugin.
Next thing you need to do is Configuring your WordPress Plugin but this will be different for every single Plugin.
Install a Plugin using WordPress Admin Plugin Upload
Using this method, First you will have to Download any Plugin you wants to use from: WordPress.org/plugins
After Downloading your Plugin, Just follow the Steps Given down below:
1- Again go to the Dashboard >> Plugins >> Add New >> Upload Plugin
2- Next Just Upload the .Zip file of Plugin you got from WordPress.org/plugins and Press Install now.
Now, You are all done with installing the Plugin manually. Next you will just activate it and then You can successfully use your new Installed Plugin.
Lets see if You have encountered any Problem while installing Plugins. Let us know by commenting down below.
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