How to Install Plugins in WordPress?

As you know that a plugin is a part of the software containing a group of functions that can be added WordPress site. WordPress Plugins are developed with PHP programming language. The developed plugin joined perfectly with WordPress.

Without any knowledge of programming language, anyone can apply it in WordPress. So, it is easier. There are different kinds of plugins in the plugin market. Among them, Some are free and some are premium. You can download and install from wordpress.org or plugin market.

Installing Plugin

You cannot install plugins on WordPress.com without the upgrade to business plan. Thus, you can easlily install plugin your self-hosted WordPress.org website.

To install a plugin, you must have administrator privilege.

  • Login into WordPress dashboard as a site administrator.
  • Go to Plugins and Add Plugins.
  • Search for a plugin as your required.
  • Click on Install Now and Activate after installation.

You can install via uploaded zip file.

  • Login into WordPress dashboard as a site administrator.
  • Go to Plugins and Add Plugins.
  • Click on Upload Plugins
  • Browse downloaded zip plugin file.
  • Install and Activate the install plugin

If you use free plugins, there is no guarantee to support from plugin developer. But you can get full support from the developer if you have purchased premium plugins from authorizing plugin market.

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