How to Install Your First WordPress Plugin

2013-10-31 16:38 Posted by: David, Max in WordPress, Web Development, Tutorials Go to Comment

Plugins are not part of the core software but small programs which interacts with the software to offer some extensibility to the software. They typically don’t function individually as software. WordPress plugins are very helpful to those who want to further tailor and customize a site to meet specific needs.  Below we will demonstrate how to install your first WordPress plugin.

Step1.

  • From your WordPress dashboard locate and hover over ‘Plugins’ and click ‘Add New’

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Step 2.

  • Enter the name of the plugin into the search field and perform the search on the Install Plugin screen. (like below)

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Step 3.

  • Click on ‘Install now’ button and it will automatically downloaded.

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  • Note: Don’t forget to click ‘Activate Plugin’ so you can actually use it, many times users forget to activate it.

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Congratulations! You have successfully installed your first WordPress Plugin.

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