September 21, 2020
September 21, 2020
Plugins allow users to add more features to their websites. Tons of free and premium ones are available out there, waiting to be discovered. In this tutorial, we’re going to show you three methods of installing WordPress plugins.
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The easiest way to install WordPress plugins is by going to the official plugins directory. Here’s how:
To check and configure the settings of your installed plugins, head to Plugins -> Installed Plugins.
The official WordPress directory is not the only place to find plugins. There are plenty of third-party directories offering a vast selection of free and paid premium plugins like CodeCanyon and Codester.
However, with these plugins, you need to install them manually. Here’s how:
Nevertheless, here’s what you need to do to install a plugin:
As you can’t use FileZilla to activate the installed plugin, log in to your WordPress dashboard, and activate the plugin from there.
With the vast number of plugins in the WordPress directory and even more available from third-party website’s, its best to remember a few things when dealing with a plugin.
When deciding if you want to download a specific plugin there are few things you should check first:
Before downloading and installing plugins in WordPress be sure to check if the plugin you are installing will do everything that you want it to do. Easily do this by reading the documentation or checking out a blog about it.
If you decide to test a number of different plugins on WordPress, remember to de-activate the previous plugin before trying another.
When testing out your plugin in WordPress remember to install and test each plugin individually. This way you will be able to easily see if there are any problems to your blog and what the cause may be. Too many downloads and installations can overload your WordPress website as well.
By finishing this tutorial, you’ve learned three different ways to install WordPress plugins to your blog or website. Knowing how to do so will undoubtedly be beneficial for your site as there’s no limit to what you can do with these tools.
May 14 2017
Hi, I have migrated my blog http://www.imnepal.com yesterday. All the things are good but got error in the plugin. I have deleted all the plugins. While i am starting to install the plugin, then No, any plugin is adding. While adding.... Messages appears like this... Could not create directory. /home/danfeh5/public_html/imnepal.com/wp-content/plugins/boombox-theme-extensions Can you help me?
April 26 2018
really helpful tutorial and it worked