WordPress is the world’s best CMS. It has empowered millions of beginner and professional bloggers to achieve success.
As a beginner, you might find it extremely difficult to perform simple, but essential tasks.
Such as install a WordPress plugin.
A WordPress plugin is nothing but a program made of codes. A plugin adds certain functionalities, further enhancing what your WordPress website or blog can do.
You can either use raw code or install a plugin. It’s the same thing.
With the help of thousands of plugin in the WordPress repo, you can customize and create a website or blog of your vision. Anything you can imagine, there is possibly a plugin for that.
There are two ways you can install WordPress plugins.
- Through the WordPress dashboard
- Through FTP
- By accessing files from your WordPress dashboard
To not make things difficult, I’ll show you the easiest way. This is the best, safest, and simplest way.
Step 1: Go to your WordPress dashboard
Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
You can access your admin dashboard by going to yourdomain.com/wp-admin
* Replace yourdomain.com with your own domain name.
Step 2: Click on the Plugins Menu Icon
Step 3: Click on Add New
Step 4: Search for a plugin
Step 5: Click on Install
Step 6: Click on Activate
You’d also like to check some of these WordPress plugins if you have a brand new blog:
- Yoast SEO
- Subscribers Push Notifications
- Social Snap
- Hustle Optin forms
- MonsterInsights for Google Analytics
- WP Rocket
- Pretty Links
All of the above plugins are quite essential for every blog or website. You’ll find them making your life easier as your online business grows.
If you want to delete one or all of them, go to the plugins menu once again and click on installed plugins.
There you’ll find a delete option under each plugin.
Make sure to delete inactive plugins and keep updating all of them from time to time.
Also, don’t forget to leave a comment if you’ve questions.