How do I use plugins in WordPress?
In WordPress 2.7 and above you can install plugins directly from the admin area.
Download the plugin to your computer, then log in to your WP admin area and go to Plugins > Add New.
Browse to the plugin archive and select it.
Then click Install Now and the plugin will be installed shortly.
What is plugin in WordPress with example?
WordPress plugins are small software apps that integrate and run on top of the WordPress software. This allows you to create almost any kind of website with WordPress (not just blogs). For example, you can: Start an online store with WordPress using the WooCommerce plugin.
What are examples of plugins?
Web browsers have historically used executables as plug-ins, though they are now mostly deprecated. Examples include Adobe Flash Player, Java SE, QuickTime, Microsoft Silverlight and Unity.
Where is the plugins menu in WordPress?
If you want users to be able to access the plugins menu you first need to enable access to them network wide as follows:
- Go to Settings > Settings in the network admin dashboard. Go to Settings > Network Settings.
- Scroll down the page to Menu Settings.
- Select Enable administration menu for Plugins.
- Click Save Changes.