How To Manage Your WordPress Plugins

Learn how to install, update, and delete WordPress plugins with our WordPress Plugin Management tutorials.

WordPress Plugin ManagementThis tutorial is part of our WordPress Management tutorial series. In this tutorial overview, we provide links to our step-by-step tutorials on installing, updating, and deleting WordPress plugins.

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WordPress Plugin Management

As explained in previous tutorials, WordPress frequently gets updated to protect the software from vulnerabilities, fix bugs, and to improve its features and functionality.

Whenever a new WordPress version is released, some of your WordPress plugins may become outdated and may need to be upgraded to prevent errors and conflicts with the newer version. When this happens, you will receive an alert inside your WordPress dashboard that your plugins need to be upgraded …

WordPress plugins need updating

(WordPress plugins need updating)

The tutorials in this section show you how to manage your WordPress plugins. You will learn how to install, upgrade, and delete WordPress plugins using both automatic and manual methods.

WordPress Plugin Management Tutorials

This section includes the following tutorials:

help To learn how to use and install WordPress plugins from your WordPress dashboard, see the tutorial below:

redarrow How To Install WordPress Plugins Automatically From Your WordPress Dashboard

help To learn how to install WordPress plugins manually, see the tutorial below:

redarrow How To Install WordPress Plugins Manually

help To learn how to update and delete WordPress plugins automatically from your WordPress dashboard, see the tutorial below:

redarrow How To Update And Delete WordPress Plugins Automatically

help To learn how to update and delete WordPress plugins manually, see the tutorial below:

redarrow How To Update And Delete WordPress Plugins Manually

Useful Info

We recommend completing all of the above tutorials before continuing to the next section.

Next Step:

After learning how to update and maintain your WordPress plugins, the next step is to learn how to manage your WordPress themes.

help To learn how to set up an offsite data backup storage system, see the tutorial below:

redarrow WordPress Theme Management

How To Manage Your WordPress Plugins

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