How to Install a Plugin in WordPress

How to Install a Plugin in WordPress

The plugin is used to add extra features and functionality in WordPress. It consists of a group of related functions written in PHP programming language. This article describes step by step explanation of how to install a plugin in WordPress.

To Install a plugin there are three most common methods.

Method 1:

  • Download the plugin in zip format
  • Upload it in Cpanel in Public html>Wp-Contents>Plugins
How to Install a Plugin in WordPress
  • Extract the zipped file in the same Plugin folder in Cpanel
  • Then go to your WordPress dashboard and click on plugins.
  • ¬†Look for the plugin name over here. It will appear here and you need to just activate it.
How to Install a Plugin in WordPress

Method 2:

  • Select plugins in WordPress dashboard
  • Click on Add New
  • Search for the plugin name in WordPress plugin repository. The plugin name will appear as you type its name in the search box.
  • Click on install and then click on activate. Have a look at the following diagrams for further details.
How to Install a Plugin in WordPress

Method 3:

  • Download the plugin in zip format.
  • Select Plugins in the WordPress dashboard.
  • Click on ad new plugin. Select upload plugin.
  • Choose the file from your pc and click on install. This process is shown in the following figures.
How to Install a Plugin in WordPress

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