Video Tutorial: Adding a Plugin

Watch this video to learn what a plugin for your self-hosted WordPress website is:

To add one (make sure it is compatible with your version of WordPress (you can find this in your dashboard under “At a Glance”), is rated well, is reported “working” and has an active support forum)
pluginGo to Plugins–>Add New
Type the name of the plugin you want into the search field or upload a .zip file from your computer
Click “Details” to read the plugin details
Click “Install Now” then activate it
It’s always a good idea to backup before you add something you are not familiar with. Plugins can break sites. It’s rare, but it can happen.

Watch the video to learn how to install a plugin:

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