Set Up WordPress Plugin
We can set up WordPress Plugins via 1) WordPress Plugin Directory, 2) WordPress Dashboard Upload Option, 3) cPanel and 4) Ftp. Here I am covering only the first three methods. Because cPanel and Ftp methods are approximately the same.
But if you want to Install WordPress Plugins via Ftp, you will have to Install Ftp Software first. However, if you are eager to know the whole Ftp process then let me know in the Comment section.
1. Install And Active WordPress Plugins Via Directory
As I have said in the above paragraph, You can Install Plugins via the WordPress Admin Dashboard. From my point of view, it is the easiest method and suitable for WordPress Beginners.
you need to Login your WordPress Dashboard. After that, navigate to Plugins>> Add New. See below
Next, on the screen, you can filter or you can search Plugins according to your need. In below screenshot, I was searched for Wp Super Cache and you can see the result.
Now, click on Install Button and wait. Then, hit the Activate button. That’s it. You have successfully Installed WordPress Plugin.
Now we are going to Second method.
2. Upload Plugin Via WordPress Dashboard
If you have already downloaded Premium Plugin (.zip file) from Third Party websites, you can use this method. This is also as simple as the first method. In this process, you need to navigate Plugins>>Add New. After that, click on Upload.
Next, on the screen Click on Browse and select your Plugin’s .zip file that you have already downloaded. Next, Click on the Install Now button.
Installing, Activate your Plugin by clicking on Activate button. See below
Now, we are
going to the third and last trick.
3. Upload And Active WordPress Plugins Manually
Also, you can upload and install plugins via cPanel. There are no extra benefits to this method. Here at Beginyaar Online, I am always avoiding this method and never upload Plugins or Themes via cPanel. Anyway, we need to know everything because we are human. So let’s start:
go to your cPanel and navigate to File Manager>>
public_html>> wp-content. After that, click on Plugins. See below Screenshot:
On the next
screen, you can see all of your Plugins that you previously downloaded onto
your Blog. Now, click on Upload logo
(this option can also be on the top-left of your cPanel).
After clicking on Upload, now Select your Plugin’s .zip file and click on Upload. Note that, the Upload process can automatically start after selecting the .zip file in your cPanel.
Now, go back to plugins and find that you uploaded. Then select the Plugin and click on Extract
After extracting, Log out from your cPanel and go to your WordPress Dashboard and find your plugin by navigating Plugins>> Installed Plugins and Activate.