Plugins are a powerful way to add functionality to your WordPress site. Here’s how to install and use plugins:

  1. To install a plugin, go to the “Plugins” menu in your dashboard and click on the “Add New” button. From there, you can search for plugins by keyword or browse through the available categories.
  2. Once you’ve found a plugin you want to install, click on the “Install Now” button. WordPress will download and install the plugin for you.
  3. After the plugin is installed, click on the “Activate” button to activate it.
  4. Some plugins will add new menu items to your dashboard, while others will add new features or settings to existing dashboard pages. To configure a plugin, go to the appropriate menu or settings page and follow the instructions provided by the plugin.
  5. To deactivate or delete a plugin, go to the “Plugins” menu in your dashboard, find the plugin you want to manage, and click on the “Deactivate” or “Delete” link.

Note: Be careful when installing and activating plugins, as they can potentially break your site if they are incompatible with your theme or other plugins. It’s a good idea to test plugins on a staging site or in a local development environment before installing them on your live site.

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