WordPress howto install a plugin

Wordpress howto install a plugin : add new plugin from administration interface
add new plugin from administration interface

Installing a plugin in WordPress is pretty straightforward, using the plugin repository available on the administration interface.

First step, move your mouse over the Plugins menu of the administration interface, and click on Add New

You’ll then see the plugin repository. In the search bar on the top right, write a keyword or the name of the plugin you’re looking for, in below example footable, and results will be automatically updated.

Wordpress howto install a plugin : Find plugin by keyword
Find plugin by keyword

Click then on the Install Now button of the plugin you’d like to install

Wordpress howto install a plugin : Install plugin from admin interface
Install plugin from admin interface

The button will change to Installing… while WordPress is downloading and installing the plugin

Wordpress howto install a plugin : Installation in progress
Installation in progress

When done, you will have to click on the Activate button for the plugin to be activated

Wordpress howto install a plugin : Activate plugin after installation
Activate plugin after installation

On the Plugins menu main page, to which you’ll be automatically redirected, an information message will mention Plugin activated., and you can now see your plugin…

Wordpress howto install a plugin : See plugin status in installed plugins list after installation
See plugin status in installed plugins list after installation

… and you can access the plugin’s Settings through a direct link

Wordpress howto install a plugin : Plugin settings
Plugin settings

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