Guide of how to install WordPress plugin

Plugin is the most important part of WordPress. Plugins can extend WordPress to do almost anything you can imagine. WordPress register more than 20k official plugins you can download it from WordPress official Site .  Just search there what you want or imagine for your site. there is different tags available choose what you want and download Its all Free ! Now let see how to install WordPress plugins.

Read : How to Install WordPress Theme!

Install plugin on WordPress :-

for Installing plugin, First of all you have to log in to your WordPress site.

On admin dashboard left side panel options choose plugin –> Add new option

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Now WordPress provide two option for install plugin

  1. Search Plugin By name
  2. Manually upload Plugin

Method 1: Install WordPress Plugin By Search Method

After click on add new first your screen display search plugin so if you know any plugin name then write and hit on search. if you don’t know plugin name so there is popular tags provide below search plugin text box click on your need tag it will provide automatically list of that tag plugins

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For Example i wrote w3 total cache in search plugin text box and hit search it provide the list of plugins,  click install Now option and active plugin for use.

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Method 2: Manually Upload Plugin in WordPress :-

If you buy premium plugin then you get zip file of plugin now In this situation you have to install that plugin manually, WordPress provide install plugin manually by uploading feature.

Select upload option just right side of search plugin option

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Upload your zip plugin file and click install and Activate plugin.

[Note: WordPress automatically unzip file and install plugin.]

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Here are some free Plugins list which helps you to improve WordPress functionality!

I hope you can understand How to install Plugin on WordPress, If you have any query feel free to comment 🙂


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