<p>If you want to extend the functionality of your WordPress blog, then you will want to install a WordPress plugin that promises the utility you are looking for.  The WordPress blogging platform is an amazing tool by itself, but some people demand more from the platform so that it can be the perfect content management system for their needs.


<p>For example, the WordPress blogging platform cannot display Google AdSense ads automatically.  If the blog owner wants to stream AdSense ads on his pages, he will have to fiddle with the HTML code of the said blog.  With a specific type of WordPress plugin however, like AdSense Manager among others, you can automate the display of AdSense ads on particular areas of each page of the blog.


<p>Wordpress plugins are perfect for people who don’t have a deep working knowledge regarding how the blog works.  Even veteran internet marketers will say that they’re not savvy enough to know each and every trick possible with WordPress.  By installing WordPress plugins that fulfill the needs that users want to be added to the WordPress platform, blogging – and content management for that matter – becomes a much easier task.


<p>There are so many WordPress plugins available today.  In fact, a great number of WordPress blogs make good use of numerous plugins to the point that they don’t look like blogs that are produced by the original WordPress platform.  They become absolutely stunning, outstandingly dynamic, and highly functional websites that rival the best products that complicated content management systems like Joomla and Mambo produce.


<p>Not many people know how to install WordPress plugins, however.  This is what this article is all about.

Installing WordPress plugins is actually very easy.  If you know how to use WordPress, it will only to take you a minute or less to learn how to install WordPress plugins.


  1. Download the WordPress plugin you want to add to your blog. 
  2. Upload the WordPress plugin to the wp-content/plugins folder of your website.  You will need an FTP client like Filezilla or your web hosting services HTML uploader for this.


  1. Go to your wp-admin page.  Log in as needed.


  1. Look for the Plugins section of your dashboard.  Find the newly uploaded WordPress plugin.  Click “activate.”


<p>The foregoing, of course, is the manual approach in installing WordPress plugins.  Newer versions of WordPress, at least as far as the default theme is concerned, allow for the automatic installation of plugins from admin dashboard itself by going to Plugins>Add New and browsing the file to be uploaded and installed.  The WordPress plugin must be in .zip format for this to work.  Some WordPress themes do not carry such a feature, however.


<p>Wordpress plugins are fantastic ways to make your blog better and more suitable for your needs, and with the absolute ease by which these plugins can be installed, you don’t have an excuse not to make the most out of them.

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