How to Install Plugin’sAny theme’s functionality is broken up through the use of individual plugins. This way, when if you ever decide to change themes, your site data, like shortcodes or contact forms will continue to work on your new site.
- Once you have activated the theme, prompting you to install recommended plugins. Follow the prompt and Click
Begin installing plugins.
- On the following page click the checkbox next to Plugin in the header. This will select all plugins. Only the plugins marked “required” are required for theme functionality. The rest are completely optional.
- Then click
Bulk Actionsdropdown and click
Applyto finish the process. The plugins will automatically be activated.
Manual Plugin InstallIf you’ve already installed plugins using the above directions, you can manually install the required plugins. However, if you’ve run into problems installing the theme’s plugins, you can manually install them also.
- Navigate to Plugins > Add New. At the top of the page, below Install Plugins click the
Uploadlink and then select
Choose file. You can find all the plugins in your theme download in the
Pluginsfolder. Choose a file to install the plugin.
- Once you selected the correct file, click
Install Now. The plugin will unpack, install, and then require activation. Select
Activate Plugin. Your plugin is now activated.