Chapter 25 – WordPress – Plugin

1.What is WordPress Plugin?
+We can understand WordPress plugin as a module that installed into WordPress to add a new feature or enhance a current feature
+For example, to enhance the SEO ability for the site, we will add the YOAST SEO plugin into a site

2.How is WordPress plugins are distributed?
+WordPress plugins are developed by WordPress or by third parties
+They must follow the WordPress plugin standard to work with WordPress framework
+They will be released in the .zip or .rar files

3.How to install a plugin into WordPress?
+On the left main menu > Click on “Plugins” > Click on “Add New”

+Here, you have 2 options to install plugin
3.1 Install WordPress Plugin
+In the “Search Plugins” textbox > Enter the keyword to search for a plugin
+If the plugin exist, you will see it is listed
+Click on “Install Now” button to install new plugin
+After the new plugin installed successful, click on “Active” button to activate it.

3.2 Install WordPress Plugin from Third Parties
+Click on the “Upload plugin” to upload for a zip file to the server
+Click on “Install Now” button to install new plugin
+After the new plugin installed successful, click on “Active” button to activate it.

4.Plugin Management
+To manage all the installed plugins, we access on the left menu at “Plugins” > “Installed Plugins”
+All the plugins in WordPress listed, we can active, deactivate or delete a plugin

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