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How To Install A Plugin In WordPress

You can install a WordPress plugin by going to Plugins > Add New on your WordPress dashboard.

There are two methods for installation the first is by installing the plugin from your WordPress dashboard, the second method is by uploading the plugin files from your local computer.

Here is how to install a plugin in WordPress:

  1. First, log in to WordPress
  2. Go to Plugins > Add New
    Add new plugin sub menu on WordPress Dashboard
  3. Choose the set of instructions below depending on how you plan to install your plugin.

From WordPress

  1. In the search bar, enter the name or type of plugin you want on your website.
    Indicates to the user where the search bar is on the plugins page in WordPress
  2. Click Install Now for the plugin you want.
    Highlights the install now button on a WordPress plugin

From Your Local Computer

  1. Click Upload Plugin > Browse, or Choose File, and find your plugin’s files.
    Note: The files should be in a zip (.zip) file.
    Highlights the Upload Plugin button in WordPress plugin menu
  2. Then click Install Now.

What’s Next?

Learn how to activate a plugin in WordPress.

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RdyToGo, pronounced “Ready To Go,” is a creative marketing agency with design studios in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Jacksonville, Florida.

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