how to install a wordpress plugin

WordPress plugin installation:
WordPress have lot of plugin. Many plugins are available on WordPress to improve the functionality of your website/blog. Yoast is one of the most useful plugin for all WordPress blogs/websites. Like this many useful plugins are available. 

In this post we are going to discuss about installing WordPress plugin on your WordPress blog.

How to Install a WordPress Plugin on Your WordPress Blog:

You can install plugins on WordPress using two methods.  First method is, installing plugins from your Dashboard manually, second method is downloading plugins from WordPress plugin directory and upload it to your WordPress.

Follow below steps to install plugins on your WordPress blog.

Step 1 : Go to WordPress Dashboard

Step 2 : Click on Plugins

Step 3 : Click on Add New

Step 4 : Enter plugin name on search plugins box to find out plugin.

Step 5 : Click on install now and click on activate to add to your WordPress.

Like this you can add plugins to your WordPress blogs. Suppose if you have a custom plugins and want to install custom plugins then click on upload button on Plugins and install on your WordPress.

Another to install a plugin on your WordPress: 


Before going to install plugin, first download plugin from WordPress plugin directory.
Step 1 : Go to WordPress Dashboard

Step 2 : Click on Plugins

Step 3 : Click on Add New

Step 4 : Click on Upload, Browse file and upload it.

Step 5 : After installing plugin, click on Activate Plugin to add to your WordPress.


Using these two methods you can easily install plugins on your WordPress. You can also install plugins through FTP. But compared with that these above two methods are safe and easy.

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