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How to Install WordPress Plugins With Your cPanel

How to Install WordPress Plugins With Your cPanel

Most plugins only require the easy install. However if you have bought a plugin or if you have a special plugin you will need to install it via your cPanel. This is the “”back office”” as set up by your web-host, like Blue Host or Host Gator, and where you probably installed WordPress.

Have you downloaded your WordPress plugin?

First you need to download your WordPress plugin. If you have bought it, they should have sent you a download link. If the plugin is part of a membership site, they have it on their site somewhere.

Has the plugin passed qualifications?

Make certain it is a quality plugin that is not going to cause problems. It could cause problems with WordPress, for your readers or otherwise. Thus you want to check any plugin against a qualification list.

Do you know what your cPanel is?

Once it passes, you will need to log in to your cPanel. When you signed up with your webhost, you should have been given a special page or site on your webhost where you log in. The cPanel is basically your back office, and gives you the site owner access to a variety of different tools.

Where is the File Manager?

Towards the bottom you should see a box that says something like Software and services. Look for “”File Manager,”” this will allow you to upload the plugin with relative ease. Once in the File Manager, make certain you are in public_html.

How do I find my WordPress site?

Next you will need to search for the name of your blog. You may or may not see “”.com”” or anything after the name. If your blog is a sub/directory under a name like example.com/blog/ you will need to click plus sign for “”example”” then plus sign for “”blog.””

Where will I upload this WordPress Plugin?

Now click plus sign for the file called “”wp-content”” Click the file “”PlugIns”” in that file will be some pre-installed plugins. Go toward the top. Click Upload, browse and upload in the new window.

Is my WordPress plugin installed now?

Go back to your “”File Manager”” page. You may need to refresh, then you should see your plugin name with a box beside it. Click the name to highlight it. Then look for “”Extract”” a box icon. You should see a blue file with the name of your plugin. Log out of your cPanel. Now when you log in to your WordPress account you should be able to find your plugin and activate it.


MiniMax – WordPress Page Layout Builder Plugin v1.1.0

wpeden.com Everything is just Drag and Drop Now. Building custom WordPress page layout using MiniMax – Layout Builder is just as easy as drag-and-drop. You don’t need to run for learning HTML or finding a coder/designer to change a page layout. Also You can directly use more then 2500 widgets from wordpress.org to place anywhere inside your page content. No longer need to hang with build in sidebars with theme. We also developing all necessary modules like sliders, galleries, images, drop-down menu, progress bar, timeline, testimonials, message box, warning box, notification box, loop for custom post type, post loop with various templates, sub-pages, heading, regular html and many more to build a eye catching page layout or a complete theme just from a blank canvas within few minutes even without knowing or writing a single html code. Do anything within your imagination. Yes, it is time to take control over your website and its content. v1.1.0 : This update specially focused on css optimization at frontend. Also Include some new custom modules


The 3 Pages That Should Be On Every WordPress Website to Increase Its Effectiveness

The 3 Pages That Should Be On Every WordPress Website to Increase Its Effectiveness WordPress has come a long way in its journey to become the #1 blogging platform out there today. As the features and functionality have increased over time, the possibilities for what can be done with WordPress as a website solution have increased. With today’s features, WordPress can be used to create an entire site in most cases in addition to just a blog. This article discusses which pages should be created in any WordPress blog. The 3 Pages That Should Be On Every WordPress Website to Increase Its Effectiveness

1. Landing Page or Home Page The landing page or home page, depending upon the type of web site, is critical in being able to convert your visitors to taking a specific action. It is very difficult to do that with blog entries as the home page. When people land on your blog home page, they usually land on a page with a lot of content and nothing really directing them to do anything. If any of your blog titles happens to catch their attention, then when they click on a specific post, you may be able to convert that into an action, but only if your post is written up to do just that. If not, then you will just have a reader who may or may not come back to your site. Having a landing page will allow you to prepare the visitor and guide them through the site the way you want them to go. 2. Contact Us Page WordPress makes it easy to put a contact us form on your website that will get emailed back to you when the visitor submits the form. There are a few ‘contact us’ plug-ins that give the website owner a lot of flexibility in getting the kind of feedback that will be most beneficial to them. One of the contact form plugins that gives a lot of flexibility in creating great forms called ‘Contact Form 7’. The 3 Pages That Should Be On Every WordPress Website to Increase Its Effectiveness.

The benefit of having a contact form instead of your email is it is easier to manage communications, you can outsource your customer support much more easily and you can guide the visitor much better with the information you need from them so you can better serve your visitors, prospects and customers. 3. Blog Postings Page If you are going to have a WordPress website, then you should have a blog as well. WordPress is a blogging platform so it pretty much comes with the territory. In this case, you will need to create a separate page to direct the blog postings to. When setting up the blog page, you will need to be sure to label it something that is very clear and enticing if you want your visitors to read your blog postings. Labels like ‘Blog’, ‘Articles’ and ‘Content’ are fairly popular. This is the name that will be on the navigation link for that page as well. This is why it is important to make it something that is easy for visitors to understand. Creating an entire website from WordPress is easy to do with the latest versions of WordPress. It is very easy to create the basic pages that will allow a small business owner to get a website up and running very quickly. Having a landing page, a contact us page and a blog page is a great foundation to build from. Once that foundation is there, additional pages and features can be easily added. The 3 Pages That Should Be On Every WordPress Website to Increase Its Effectiveness


Become a WordPress Pro

Become a WordPress Pro

WordPress is my website platform of choice nowadays. I find it extremely easy to use and with so many templates or themes to choose from and I do not need to ever hire a web designer.

Add a few SEO plugins and you really have a powerful website. Yes, I said website. I use WordPress as a blogging platform and also as a website.

What I try to do is look through the thousands of templates until I find a theme that looks more like a static site. Then I go into the CSS and customize is just a little to make the theme a little different then the original.

When I want to add content I usually use the page feature. I add my content to a page instead of a post. Maybe each of my sites will have ten or 15 content pages. Then I go into the Options>Reading panel in the Administration area and change one of my pages to a static front page. And presto. I have a nice static website.

Now, if I want to also add a blog on the site, I will just post normally and I have a combination website and blog all rolled into one. The really nice advantage is that I can update anything instantly and I don’t need a html editor. I like this feature because I travel a lot and sometimes use other computers instead of my own. With WordPress I always have a way to update my web sites fast and easy.

For those that don’t know how to set up a WordPress site it is very easy. All you need to do is go to your cPanel of your website. Scroll to the bottom and select the smiling icon called “”fantastico””.

Select WordPress from the navigation bar on the left and then select install. Fill in the data fields which consist of your administration name and password, the name of your website and a short description. All this can be changed in the WordPress Admin Panel once the site is live. Click the install WordPress button and you have your very own WordPress site.

Now all you need to do is add some content and you will have a great professional looking website that would have taking you a lot longer to build if you had to do it in html and especially if you are not skilled with coding.