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How to Manage Plugins in WordPress?

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Watch this video for a step by step process on how to manage plugins in WordPress

Steps to manage plugins in WordPress:

  • Log in to WordPress.
  • On the left sidebar go to Plugins and click on Installed Plugins.
  • You will see the list of installed plugins.

  • From here, you can Activate or Delete a plugin.

  • To add a new plugin, click on Add New.
  • Here, you will see the list of plugins.

  • If you want to find more plugins then click on the WordPress Plugin Directory.
  • To edit a particular plugin, click on Plugin Editor.
  • Here, you will see the default plugin to edit.

  • Now, to edit another plugin apart from the default, go to Select plugin to edit dropdown and choose your plugin.
  • Then click on the Select button to get the code for that plugin.
  • You can edit the code here but, it is only recommended for advanced users.

  • Once you edit the code, make sure to click on Update File to save changes.

That’s how you can manage plugins in WordPress.

Gandhar Kulkarni
Gandhar is a marketing professional at MilesWeb. He is passionate about exploring and writing technical articles related to web hosting and digital marketing. Also, he has over four years of experience in digital marketing. Besides content writing, he tries to engage an online audience through YouTube video tutorials and social media activities.