How to Install and Activate Plugins in Your WordPress Blog

In this article, I will give you a step-by-step guide on how to install and activate plugins in your WordPress blog. If you do not have a WordPress blog, click here to install it on WebsitePanel or click here to install it on cPanel. Sign in to your WordPress blog and follow these steps:

1) Click Plugins

2) Click Add New

3) You may now search for a plugin. In this article, we will install the Facebook Like button as an example. Enter key search terms and click Search Plugins.

4) Find the plugin you want and click Install Now

5) You will then get a confirmation that your plugin has been installed. Click Activate Plugin.

6) You will then get a confirmation that your plugin has been activated.

That’s it! Your new plugin has been installed and activated!

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Arian Jahansouz

Arian Jahansouz

Hello, I am Arian! I have been writing for Arvixe since 2009 and now head the Arvixe Blog. Feel free to contact me at any time with questions or comments!

5 Comments on How to Install and Activate Plugins in Your WordPress Blog

  1. Web Design says:

    Oh hey I just wanted to take a moment to say I really like reading your website.

  2. emier says:

    Thanks for the article, it’s quite helpful for me as beginner for wordpress, your instructions are easy to follow and the pictures of course

  3. TJ Marsh TJ Marsh says:

    Thanks for reading Emier!

  4. Ahmad says:

    Some might find it really difficult to manage and customize their blog and your posts makes it easier for them to understand, Thanks for sharing and keep it up, however I hope to see some advance wp customization posts. cheers

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