Plugins are the tools that are used to add some specialty to your WordPress site. after installing WordPress on your site. the first thing that is very important for your site is to make it perfect by installing a plugin. but the question is that how to add a plugin to WordPress.
it’s not rocket science. it is very easy and simple. but you need to follow some steps to add a plugin to your site. in this article we discuss all methods of installing a Plugin on your site. after reading this article you will know that how to add a plugin to WordPress.
How To Add A Plugin To WordPress Site
You need to open your WordPress site Dashboard. and then you can easily saw an option of Plugins. you need to place your cursor on this option. after that, you saw some other options like, Installed plugins, add new, and plugin editor.
if you want to add a new plugin to your site then click on add new option. and if want to saw your installed plugins then click on installed plugins. beware to click on plugin editor. because if you don’t have any idea about coding. so it is harmful to your site
to change anything from plugin editor.
Add A Plugin Via Search Option
Open your WordPress dashboard and place your cursor on the plugins option. then click on add new after clicking a new page is open in your browser. then you can saw a lot of plugins on your screen. you need to type your required plugin name in the search option. after a while, your required plugin is shown on your screen.
when you find your plugin, you need to install it on your site. installation is very simple, just click on Install now option. and your plugin is installed on your WordPress site. after the installation, you can use the professionality of that plugin on your site. WordPress
automatically allows you to use all features of your selective plugin.
but one very important thing is to activate that plugin. if you just installed your plugin and do not activate it. then you cannot use the professionality of that plugin n your site. Most beginners have just installed a plugin and don’t activate it. and after
they can’t be able to use that plugin.
After this activity. all work is done. A plugin is successfully added to your WordPress site. you can use the professionality of that plugin on your site easily. I think you will understand, how to add a plugin to WordPress site.
There are thousands of plugins available on the internet. Most plugins are free but several plugins are paid.
How To Install WordPress Plugin From Zip File
Another way of adding a plugin to a WordPress site. is install the plugin from the zip file format. if you have any plugins in a zip file. you need to extract that file in your system. then you can add that plugin to your site.
You need to open your dashboard and click on Add New plugin. then a new page is open in your browser. at the left top of your page, you can see a button for upload plugin just click on that button.
after that, you can saw an option to add a Zip file of the plugin on your WordPress site. choose a file that you want to add then click on the install button.
after installing never forget to activate your plugin. when you activate your plugin. you can use the all functions of that plugin on your site.
Hope you will easily understand that how to add a plugin to WordPress in zip format.
Plugin Option Is Not Shown
if you have a site on WordPress.com. then you have to face some limits. you need to upgrade your hosting plan to add a plugin to your WordPress site. but if you used a business plan of WordPress.com, you will be able to add any plugin on your site. On another side, if you used WorPress.org then you can easily add any plugin on your site.
FAQ’S About Add A Plugin to Your WordPress
1.How to Activate or Deactivate a plugin in WordPress
To activate or deactivate a plugin. open your WordPress site Dashboard then place your cursor on the plugin option. Click on the installed plugins. then a new page is open in your browser. all the plugins that you add to your site are shown on this page
you can saw 2 options of activating and deactivate plugins with every plugin name. just click on activate option if you want to activate that plugin. and if you want to deactivate then click on the deactivate option.
2.Where I Can Find A Best Plugins For WordPress
Open your dashboard and click on add new plugin. A WordPress plugin directory is open on the new page of your browser. here is a place where you can find a thousand free plugins for your site. you just need to search for them.
3.How To Uninstall A WordPress Plugin
- First open your Dashboard.
- Click on installed plugins.
- Find a plugin that you want to uninstall.
- Simple deactivate that plugin.
4.How To Delete A Plugin On WordPress
- Open your Dashboard
- Click on Installed plugins
- Find a plugin that you deactivated
- Click on the delete button
5.Which Plugin is Best For WordPress
You need to focus on some things like:
- Your selective plugin is recently upgraded
- Its rating of activation is high
- It is compatitable with your WordPress site
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