After installing WordPress, the very first question every beginner gets is how to install WordPress plugins??
A plugin extends the performance of the website and you can do almost anything that you imagine with the help of a plugin. Installing the WordPress plugin is an important thing that every blogger should know. Let’s check how to install WordPress plugins??
What is Plug-in??
The plug-in is a software component that contains functions written in PHP language used to extend the functionality of a WordPress websites. Plugins are designed to add flexibility and reduce code bloat in WordPress.
A Plug-in adds a specific set of new features which can be seamlessly integrated with the website. A plug-in allows easy modification, customization and enhancement of a website.
How to Install WordPress Plugins??
If you’re using wordpress.com you cannot install plugins due to its own limitations. In order to use plugins, you should use self-hosted WordPress.
Installing the WordPress plugin can be done by using three different methods.
- Search and Install plugin from WordPress dashboard
- Upload Plugin To WordPress Blog:
- Manually install plugin using FTP