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How to install a plugin on your WordPress blog

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How to install a plugin on your WordPress blog

Postby daica85 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:35 am

After finishing the setup of a WordPress blog and install a new theme on it, you will also need to install some necessary plugins. The WordPress blog works well or not depends mostly on plugins you use. This is a step 6 in the article How to start a WordPress blog easily (from A to Z) that I introduced to you before.

If you want to have your blog working properly and fully functional, you should choose suitable plugins for it. Example your blog is about travel or photo album then you will need some plugins about photo slideshow or photo gallery to make it more professional. There are many free and paid plugins that you can use to do this. In this article, I will guide you How to install a plugin on WordPress blog

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THERE ARE 2 METHODS TO INSTALL A NEW PLUGIN ON WORDPRESS BLOG


I. INSTALL A PLUGIN THAT IS AVAILABLE ON WORDPRESS

It’s likely when you install a theme on WordPress blog. Plugins that are available on WordPress are usually free for use. You just need to find a suitable one for your blog and install it. To do this, just simply login to your Admin dashboard and do some steps below

1. Login to your Admin dashboard with your username + password

2. Go to Plugins -> Add New as the image below

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3. You see a lot of free plugins on the page. Some basic and popular plugins you need to install first such as Askimet, Yoast SEO, Jetpack, Google XML Sitemaps and much more. Type the name of the plugin in the text box and then press Enter. As an example on the image below, I’m searching for JetPack plugin to install.

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4. To install the plugin you select, just simply click on the Install button and then click on the Activate button to active it.

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That’s all. It’s very basic and easy to do. Now you know about how to install a plugin on WordPress blog. Your plugin has been installed successfully. And the next step is configuring that plugin if you want.

II. INSTALL A PLUGIN BY UPLOADING A PLUGIN .ZIP FILE

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Re: How to install a plugin on your WordPress blog

Postby sabrinedalena » Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:29 am

Do you want to know how to install a plugin in wordpress? A plugin is defined as a type of software that contains a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They are used to provide additional functionality to your application. We have shown the two ways to install plugin in WordPress which is free and paid.
Read More: https://www.wpglobalsupport.com/install-plugin-wordpress/

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Re: How to install a plugin on your WordPress blog

Postby bm_fisher » Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:41 am

Does anyone of you provide customized coding support?

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Re: How to install a plugin on your WordPress blog

Postby danni » Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:56 am

bm_fisher wrote:Does anyone of you provide customized coding support?


What kind of solutions do you need?

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Re: How to install a plugin on your WordPress blog

Postby shrikrishnatech » Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:34 pm

Nice discussion. login>appearance>Plugins>add new..

Search you plugins in search box.

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Re: How to install a plugin on your WordPress blog

Postby ksmith29 » Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:53 am

sabrinedalena wrote:Do you want to know how to install a plugin in wordpress? A plugin is defined as a type of software that contains a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They are used to provide additional functionality to your application. We have shown the two ways to install plugin in WordPress which is free and paid.
Read More: https://www.wpglobalsupport.com/install-plugin-wordpress/


Well heck of a way to promote your site.

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Re: How to install a plugin on your WordPress blog

Postby daica85 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:26 am

shrikrishnatech wrote:Nice discussion. login>appearance>Plugins>add new..

Search you plugins in search box.


Thank you, you're welcome!
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