How to install WordPress plugin

Plugins for WordPress are extensions, that gives you additional functionalities for your website. There is a huge market of plugins for WordPress, some of them are commercial but there is a lot of free plugins. I will show you how to install and activate plugins for your WordPress installation.

Start your web browser and navigate to your loging page for example www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin.

Login

Login page will open. Enter your administrator Username and Passwrod and press Log In.

Logged in

On the left bar navigate to PLUGINS and select ADD NEW

Plugin add new

Browse through selection of plugins or if you know the exact name of the plugin you can enter name of plugin into search field.
For this example I will install “TinyMCE Advanced” that enables¬† the advanced features of TinyMCE, the WordPress WYSIWYG editor.
Enter “TinyMCE Advanced” without quotes into search bar and click on “TinyMCE Advanced”¬† when search is finished.

install plugin

Pop-up screen will open. Click INSTALL NOW.

installation process

Download and installation process will start. When finished click ACTIVATE PLUGIN, plugin will be activated and you will be re-directed to plugin page where you can see all your installed and active plugins. Check for “TinyMCE Advanced” in the list. It should be there.

List of plugins

The process of plugin installation is finished. Now you can start to use your plugin.

I hope this tutorial was informative to you and thank you for visiting this website.

Bojan Markovic

Bojan Markovic

IT professional with almost 20 years of experience, mostly integrator of IT services in TV & Radio broadcasting and web based projects. Expert in broadcasting playout systems, video streaming services and SEO.

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