It has been always a pleasure having you around! Briefly today,we shall be discussing on how you can install WordPress plugin through cPanel.
This has been a topic of concern in that sometimes we are likely to encounter problems doing it in the WordPress dashboard interface. The most common of these problems being ‘ max file upload-size specified in php.ini exceeded!’ It has been worrisome to some WordPress lovers especially WordPress novice.
However, we have dealt with this issue in our previous posts. You will find that post here.
In addition, you can bypass that check by installing the plugin through cPanel. Continue reading to find out more.
Installing plugin through cPanel is not a rocket science, without delay let’s dive in.
Locate the File Manager and click – this will open up the file manager interface housing all your website files and folders.
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Diagrammatically, you should follow these steps:
File Manager -> pub_html -> wp-content -> plugins.
You should see other installed WordPress plugins there as folders. You do not need to open any other folder on getting to the point -> plugins ->.
Select the plugin zip format file and wait for the upload to complete. Upload complete? Okay! Close the tab and refresh the plugins tab. You should see the uploaded file amongst the plugins.
To activate the installed plugin, go to your WordPress website admin dashboard, open the menu and then plugins to installed plugins. Find and activate the installed plugin from your server.
That is all. We hope you enjoyed this tutorial. Maybe you encountered some problems, please let us know so we can assist you accordingly.