WordPress - Install Plugins


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In this chapter, we will study how to install plugins in WordPress. It is really easy to install plugins. All the plugins are free to download; the only condition is that a plugin must be in the WordPress directory.

Following are the simple steps to Install Plugins in WordPress.

Step (1) − Click on Plugins → Add New in WordPress.

wordPress install plugins

Step (2) − Enter your required plugin name in the search box as shown in the following screen. List of plugins which are relevant to the plugins name will get displayed as seen in the following screen.

wordPress install plugins

Select the required plugin you want to use. Here, we have searched All in one SEO Pack plugin, which happens to be the first plugin as shown in the preceding screen. Click on install now button to install the plugin on your website.

Step (3) − The plugins automatically start downloading and installing.

wordPress install plugins

Click on Activate Plugin to activate the plugin on your website, which makes your task much easier using this plugin.

Step (4) − Once activated, you will see the installed plugin in the list of plugins as seen in the following screen.

wordPress install plugins

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