Activate a Plugin in WordPress
Plugins are software that adds to or extends your WordPress site’s capabilities, such as introducing a Contact Form or providing Spam Protection. WordPress typically comes with a few pre-loaded plugins, but generally you first have to install a plugin in WordPress before activating it.
Once a plugin has been installed, here are the steps to activating it:
- Sign in to your WordPress dashboard and go to Plugins > Installed Plugins.
- Find the name of the plugin you want to activate.
- Click the Activate link next to the plugin’s name.
- Follow the plugin’s instructions and documentation to set up and configure the plugin.