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How to Install and Manage WordPress Plugins and Themes

Having complete control over your plugins and themes is important for managing multiple WordPress websites. Thankfully, you can use ManageWP to both install and manage your plugins and themes for all of your WordPress websites with ease.

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How to Find Your Plugins Manager

First select the website you wish to manage Plugins on. Then on the left hand side you will see a list of options, select Plugins. Here you will be able to manage them.

plugin manager

How to Manage Your Plugins

You can view both Active and Inactive Plugins, as well as available Updates for the website you selected. For Active Plugins you have the option to select either one or all and make them Inactive. Only Inactive Plugins can be Deleted or Activated. Plugins that have available Updates are listed under Updates and they can be updated either individually or all.

How to Install a New Plugin

To Install a Plugin, click on Add Plugin button.

install plugin

You are able to Install Plugins from the WordPress repository and Zip files.

How to Find Your Themes Manager

First select the website you wish to manage Themes on. Then on the left hand side you will see a list of options, select Themes. Here you will be able to manage them.

theme manager

How to Manage Your Themes

You can view both Active and Inactive Themes, as well as available Updates for the website you selected. You will be able to see a list of Active Themes. Only Inactive Themes can be Deleted and Activated. Themes that have available Updates are listed under Updates and they can be updated either individually or all.

How to Install a New Theme

To Install a Theme, click on Add Theme button.

add theme

You are able to Install Themes from the WordPress repository and Zip files.

How to Bulk Manage Themes and Plugins

If you want to bulk manage Themes or Plugins on more than one website, select the websites you want to manage. On the top bar you will see the Plugins Icon and Themes Icon.

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Click on what you want to manage (Plugins or Themes). You will be able to view the websites you are managing Plugins/Themes on, on the left hand side. In the display window you will see a list of Plugins/Themes.

manage themes

When you click on an individual Plugin/Theme you will see the following:

select plugin

This gives you options to see on what website the Plugin/Theme you clicked on is Active, Inactive, Not Installed and Updates available.

If a Plugin/Theme is Not Installed on all of the websites you selected you have the option to either Install or Install and Activate the Plugin/Theme.

activate plugins

You also have the option to Install a single Plugin/Theme on all of the selected websites.

 

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