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How to Install WordPress Plugin Step by Step Guide for Beginners

Technozan Staff January 3, 2013

Install WordPress Plugin Step by Step Guide for Beginners + Video Tutorials

WordPress:

Wordpress is most usefull and free cms blog platform it is best source to build a successful blog you can compate blogger vs wordpress platform and decide which one is better and suit for your work. WordPress is easy and has friendly seo you can also make you first free wordpress blog.

WordPress Plugins:

Wordpress plugins are use to add widgets and different alternate settings for wordpress there is millions of wordpress plugins for wordpress to make more better but now wordpress also including features builtin wordpress platform.

Guide:

So in this Guide I will show you how to install wordpress plugins with different methods plus I included a video for you so you can understand easy. I explained very easy how to install a wordpress plugin.

3 Ways to Install WordPress Plugin

  1. Install wordpress Plugin by Searching
  2. Install wordpress Plugin by Uploading from Filezilla
  3. Install wordpress Plugin by Direct Uploading from Dashboard

Lets Start Guide:

Method 1 :How to Install WordPress Plugin by Searching

Step 1 >> Go to your wordpress dashboard > Go to Plugins >>Add New

How to Install WordPress Plugin Step by Step Guide

How to Install WordPress Plugin Step by Step Guide

Step 2 >> Search your plugin when search shows you result press Install button then Activate button that’s it.

How to Install WordPress Plugin Step by Step Guide

How to Install WordPress Plugin Step by Step Guide

 Methos 2: How to Install WordPress Plugin by Upload

Step 1 >> Once again goto WordPress dashboard Plugins >> Add New >> Press upload tab, it is available besides search option. once you pressed just choose your wordpress plugin archive file and upload it then activate it

Note: WordPress plugin file atleast have zip archive compression.

How to Install WordPress Plugin Step by Step Guide

How to Install WordPress Plugin Step by Step Guide

 Method 3: How to Install WordPress Plugin with Filezilla

Step 1 >> Install Filezilla once you installed it open it and log in to your ftp account every hosting account atleast have a fpt login account if you have not ask your hosts to provide you ftp information once you log in

Step 2 >> Go to WordPress Installation root directory >> wp-contents >> Plugins Folder, there drag or paste your plugin folder.

make sure you uploaded plugin root folder not any single archive file.

How to Install WordPress Plugin Step by Step Guide

How to Install WordPress Plugin Step by Step Guide

 

Additional Notes:

If you have a plugin folder you can compress it using winrar or winzip tool but must sure choose zip archive feature wile compressing the file then you can upload it to wordpress.

 

Comments (5)

  1. Hey,
    Nice post. you have explained well that how we can install a WordPress plugin. It is a great tutorial for a new user who is not familiar with word press.
    Thank you

    Reply
  2. thanks umer for this nice article 🙂 can you please tell me the pluging you are using (top right sidebar) for email subscribe, RSS subscribe, facebook like, google plus , twitter follow ?

    Reply

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