Install, activate, or update a plugin in WordPress

There are a multitude of free and commercial plugins available that extend and expand the functionality of WordPress. You have two options when installing, activating, or updating plugins:

  • Call our support number and one of our experts can do it for you for a fee.
  • Do it yourself following the instructions in the tables below.

WordPress Premium Support

Our support experts can perform the following services for you for a fee:

  • Install and activate one custom plugin, purchased plugin, or plugin from the WordPress catalog.
  • Update any number of installed plugin(s) to the current version.
    • You must specify which plugin(s) to update.
  • Manually update one plugin.
    • Example: We will upgrade a plugin to the specific version that you provide to us by uploading it to the hosting account.

Do it yourself

To install, activate, or update a plugin in WordPress yourself, use the tables below to find the scenario that's applicable and follow those instructions.

Install plugin


To do it yourself, see one of these steps Difficulty
Install a plugin in WordPress Basic
Install WordPress plugin with FTP Medium

Activate plugin


To do it yourself, see Difficulty
Activate a plugin in WordPress Basic

Update plugin


To do it yourself, see one of these steps Difficulty
Update a plugin in WordPress Basic
Update a WordPress plugin with FTP Medium

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