How to Install Plugin in WordPress

Install Plugin

WordPress is widely used CMS because of its compatibility with additional tools like plugin , which enables users not to deal with coding to add new functionality in website. This article will tell you two methods to install plugin in WordPress.

What is Plugin ?

Plugin is piece of software which can be added in your WordPress site to provide additional functionality without doing any changes in core programming of WordPress. Modifications , customization and enhancement of your blog can be done easily.

Install Plugin Using WordPress Admin Panel Search Option

1.   Login to your admin panel , click on Plugins -> Add New. Search Plugin which you want to install .

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2.  Look up for your plugin in search results and click on “Install Now”

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3.   In order to activate the plugin , click on activate plugin .

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Plugin has been installed !!!!!!!

 Install Plugin by Uploading Zip file.

you have to download specific plugin in this case I am using Page in Posts plugin. Download Plugin here.

1 .  LogIn to your admin panel , navigate to Plugins->Add New
Click on Upload.

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2. Click on “Choose file” , select recently downloaded plugin zip file and then click on “Install Now”.

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3.  To activate plugin , click on “Activate Plugin” option.

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