How to Install WordPress Plugins Fast & Easy?
Plugins allow you to add new features to WordPress, such as add a gallery, slideshow, and much more. Learn how to install WordPress plugins
Learn how to install WordPress plugins. Plugins allow you to add new WordPress features, such as a gallery, slideshow, etc. There are thousands of free and paid plugins available for WordPress. This step-by-step guide will show you how to install a WordPress plugin.
Plugins are utilities that provide additional functionality to your application and site design. Visualmodo WordPress themes are compatible with all the plugins.
How to install WordPress plugins on your site?
In WordPress 2.7 and above, you can install plug-ins directly from the admin area. So, download the plugin to your computer, log in to your WP admin area and go to Plugins > Add New.
Alternatively, Browse to the plugin archive and select it. Then click Install Now, and the plugin will be ready and working shortly. In addition, remember to click on the ‘activate’ button, it will redirect you to the ‘plugins’ list page on your site.
The removal is also straightforward in most cases. So, remove the directory for the plugin you want to uninstall, and it will automatically deactivate.
Still, remember that not all plugins are easy to install, so always refer to their documentation and installation instructions first.
Install plugins from WordPress Upload
Paid WordPress plugins are not present in the WordPress plugin directory. Therefore, these plugins cannot be installed using the first method.
That’s why WP has the Upload method to install such plugins. We will show you how to install the WP plugin using the upload option in the admin area.
Firstly, you need to download the plugin from the source (which will be a zip file). Secondly, you must go to the WordPress admin area and visit Plugins » Add New page. After that, click on the Upload Plugin button on top of the page, select the .zip file com your folders and upload/activate it.
To install WordPress plugins, you must put the tool files into the wp-content/plugins directory via FTP or host file manager. Once a plugin is up, you may activate it or deactivate it from the Plugins menu in your WordPress site administration. Moreover, the video above will guide you in a good way to install your WP plugin via FTP without needing to access the host and leave your WP dashboard.
Finally, follow the video below to install themes or plugins using file manager.