EasyWP: How to install a plugin for your WordPress site

This article describes the process of installing a WordPress plugin.

NOTE: If you just installed a WordPress, follow the steps provided in this article. However, if you have a live site, you may want to make a backup of the site, since a plugin activation may alter certain site functionality.

1. From within your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click Add New:



2. On the next page, you can select a plugin from the list of Featured, Popular, Latest, or Favorites plugins. You may also search plugins by name or functionality in the SearchField:



3. To see more details (description, changelog, reviews, etc.) about a plugin, select More Details. Click Install Now to install the plugin:



NOTE: Make sure that your selected plugin is compatible with the WordPress version and other plugins you have installed.

4. Finally, click on Activate:



Once finished, you will be redirected to the plugins page where you may configure your plugin settings.


That's it!


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