In this tutorial, we will study how to use plugins in your WordPress site. Plugin allows to easily modify, customize or enhance WordPress blog or post. The WordPress Plugin is a software that can be uploaded to expand the functionality of the site. They add services or features to WordPress blog. Plugins are used to make your work easier.

On the left side bar, Click on Plugins → Installed Plugins. The following page appears -

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Click on Plugins → Add New. The following page appears -

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A list of plugins appears that are used in WordPress. Here you can directly install plugins from the available list or you can upload it by clicking on Upload Plugin. When you click on Upload Plugin you'll get the following page.

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If you click on Choose File, you can add files from your system. Otherwise, you can directly choose the plugin that you need and click on Install now as seen in the following screenshot.

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When you click on Install Now, the package starts to download and gets installed. Then, click on Activate plugin to active that plugin to use in WordPress as seen in the following screen.

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After clicking on Activate Plugin you'll get a message as Plugin activated and you can also find the installed plugin in the list. Click on Plugins → Editor from the side bar. The following page gets displayed.

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This page lets you edit your plugins. A few options are explained.

Select plugin to edit − Allows you to select a plugin from the dropdown and edit it.

Documentation − Allows you to select the tools from the dropdown to edit the plugin.

Plugin files − Allows you to select files from the list and edit accordingly.

Finally, after editing the plugin files, click on Update file.