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Installing WordPress Plugins

Installing a WordPress Plugin

From the Dashboard, installing from WordPress.com

Step 1 -Under Plugins, Click Add New

Step 2 – Type your keyword example: SEO, Click Search Plugins

Step 3 – Select the Plugin you want to install, Click Install. A popup box will appear.

Step 4 – If you are sure this is the plugin you want, Click Install.

Step 5 – Click Activate.

If required you can now go to settings and configure any options needed for your plugin to function as expected.

From the Dashboard, installing by uploading.

If you found or purchased a plugin from another website. You will want to confirm that it will work with your version of WordPress. You will want to create a backup of your WordPress site. Make sure that you have saved the .zip file to your local computer

Step 1 -Under Plugin, Click Add New

Step 2 – Click Upload

Step 3 – Browse to the zip file that you had previously saved.

Step 4 – Click Install Now

Step 5 – Activate Plugin.

If required you can now go to settings and configure any options needed for your plugin to function as expected.

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