WordPress: Installing Plugins

The steps below will help you install and select a WordPress plugin for your site.

  1. Inside the WordPress Dashboard, select the Add New link from the Plugins menu to the left.
    WordPress - Add Plugins
  2. You can search for a plugin based on name, category, or function. Simply type in the name of the plugin in the Keyword field. 
    WordPress - Search for Plugins
  3. Click the Install Now button to the right of the plugin you'd like to download.
    WordPress - Install Plugins
  4. Your plugin is now available. Click on the 'Activate' link to activate it.
    WordPress - Activate Plugins

    Your WordPress blog has now incorporated the plugin you activated. You can navigate back to the Plugins menu at any time to view active plugins, deactivate, or delete plugins.

    WordPress - Plugins Page

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