Plugins indeed are one of the key things that make WordPress awesome, and you certainly shouldn’t avoid plugins. Similar to apps that you install on your smartphone, plugins add certain features and functionality to your website.
But plugins aren’t much help if you don’t know how to install them! That’s why we’re here to help. Here’s a step-by-step guide to uploading a new plugin to your site.
HOW TO INSTALL A WORDPRESS PLUGIN
Login to your admin panel –
http://your-domain.com/wp-admin/ and click on “Plugins” in the sidebar menu:
Select Add New as shown by arrow in above screenshot, you can search the plugin in the search plugin box.
Input the name of the plugin that you want to install in that search field. In my case, I will demonstrate installing Contact Form 7
Search Contact Form 7 in the search plugin box.
Click on Install Now, after successfully installation it will ask you to activate the plugin. Simply, click Activate and it will be activated.