How to Manually Install a Plugin in WordPress?

Automatic installation of a plugin is easy and you can also install one manually. It will involve manually downloading a plugin, uploading and activating it.Make sure you already downloaded a zip file of the plugin to your computer.

1- Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.

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

 

 

3- Click on Upload Plugin and then on Browse. Chose your plugin's zip file and then click on Install Now.

 

 

4- Click on Activate Plugin.

 

 

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

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