How To Install A WordPress Plugin Manually

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How to Install a WordPress Plugin, Manually

 

You will learn how to Install a WordPress plugin manually, well there is no other way really in this post.

Plugins are great because depending on the type you have, they can do a lot of lifting and shifting for you

You have to be careful about which ones you install, and when you do install one, make sure it meets the

CRUDS criteria. CRUDS in case you don’t know, means

Compatible,Relevant, Updated, Downloads and Support

So the first thing you need to do, to install a WordPress Plugin Manually is

Go to the admin of your WordPress dashboard, as shown below and click on Plugins

From the page that then comes up, select >>>Add New as you will see in the picture below

Then using the search bar, which you will then  see

 

Type in the name of plugin . You will be presented with a series of options, usually with the most popular first

Select the plugin you want, making sure it meets the CRUDS criteria above, then click install, as shown below

Insert Install Image here

Once this process has been done, you will then be asked to activate it (below)

Do this and the Plugin will activated and ready for use on your blog

Now ,to give you a ‘live’ demo as it were, the video below, walks you through how to install the

SocialWarfare Plugin onto this blog

About the Author Dave Hayes

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