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WordPress: Plugins

WordPress, Version: 5.3.2. Be aware that different versions of WordPress will vary in appearance and functionality. Full Guide: View/Download


Plugins add additional features and functionality to WordPress sites. Some are free while others cost money to load or to access premium features. For a plugin to operate, it must first be installed and activated. When working with Plugins, read carefully what the plugin does and how it may change the current settings within WordPress.

To access plugins, click Plugins from the Side Menu to the left.

To search for plugins, navigate to Plugins > Add New. Use the tabs to the top of the page to browse available plugins. The plugin’s description will show functionality, the last update, and if it’s compatible with the current version of WordPress.

To deactivate a plugin, navigate to Plugins > Installed Plugins and click “Deactivate” below the item.

To uninstall a plugin, navigate to Plugins > Installed Plugins and click “Delete” below the item.

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Keywords:WordPress, word press, website, create a website, blogging   Doc ID:97716
Owner:Tommy S.Group:Pacific Lutheran University
Created:2020-02-06 12:41 PDTUpdated:2020-02-11 12:34 PDT
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