How to Install Plugins – WordPress Basics

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Hi, this is Brad with, and in this video, we will be talking about WordPress plugins. Plugins are bundled pieces of code which affect the way your blog looks and feels. They can add new functions and features, extend your theme’s capabilities or simply customize your blog as a whole or in part. Specifically in this video, I’m going to show you how to install a Contact Phone plugin and then add it to a “Contact Us” page.

So, we’re going to start by hovering over the “Plugin” section and then click on “Add new.” And then here in the search box, we’re going to type in Contact Form 7 and then click “Search plugins”. Okay, great. Here it is at the top, and all we have to do is click on “Install now” and then click “OK.” So now WordPress has installed our contact form plugin, and all we have to do is click on “Activate plugin” right here.

So you see once we’ve activated our contact form plugin, there’s a…

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