How to install a WordPress plugin

WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL, which runs on a web hosting service. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system.

Below I will show you how to install a plugin on WordPress.




Step 1: Download your plugin to your PC/Mac


Step 2: Log into your WordPress site via


Step 3: Once in the dashboard navigate to plugins. Hover over plugins and click on Add New


Step 4: Click on upload blink.


Step 5: Click on browse button and locate the plugin file you just downloaded.


Step 6: Once you have located the file click on Install Now button.


Step 7: Activate plugin