How to Install a Plugin in WordPress?

You can install a plugin in WordPress in a number of ways. The best way to install a plugin is to use the WordPress Admin Dashboard which allows you to install plugins automatically.

1- Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.

2- Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse over Plugins and click on Add New.

 

 

3- In the Search Plugin box, enter the name of the plugin you wish to install, such as Jetpack, and press enter.

 

 

4- The available plugins matching the keyword Jetpack will appear. Click on the Install button which appear next to the plugin's name.

 

 

5- The installation can take a few minutes. Once it is complete, it will display the Activate option. Click on it to activate your newly installed plugin.

 

 

Note: The newly activated plugin will show in the sidebar menu. If a plugin requires a setup, it will display an option to complete it.

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