Add Plugins in WordPress :
add plugins in WordPress : Hi readers, today we come up with the new tutorial on how to add plugins in WordPress. We start with the brief description about what is plugin then move to you the Step-by-Step Guide on how to add Plugins in WordPress which is not very helpful for beginners to start and work with plugins.
Brief Description of Plugins :
In Computing, Plugins is a software component which simply add new features to your computer programs.
Plugins allow number of features like add a gallery, slide show, registration form etc. to WordPress which makes the task easy and simple.
In WordPress, there are number of plugins available online or offline through which we can add features to your site.
Plugins are easily handle and customise as per need.
Step-By-Step Guide on how to add plugins in your WordPress :
Click on Plugins from the left-side menu and then click on Add New options to add new plugins.
After Click on Add new Plugins a number of plugins will displayed select from the list otherwise go to the search box and search the desired plugins. For Example here we need a slider to add in our site so we type slider in the search box then the number of available slider will displayed. Then simply Choose from the available slider.
Click on Install button to install the selected slider. Here in the screenshot the selected slider is installing.
Once installation complete then activate the slider by clicking on Activate button.
After Plugins are activated you can see your plugins on the left-side menu and go directly to that plugins and edit as per your need
Copy the shortcode of your plugins from the detail view of Plugins and paste into the desired location where we want to add slider in our site.
For example, here we want to add slider after the menu bar in the home page so we add the code at the end of navigation menu bar in the header.php file.
Appearance =>Editor => header.php
Paste the shortcode at the end of header.php file and then click on Update File button to update the file.
You are almost done with adding new plugins i.e slider in your site.