WordPress Plugin Tutorial

Learn how to make your already awesome WordPress website better by learning how to search, install and delete plugins.
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 34 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

This course is about how to search, install and delete WordPress plugins. WordPress plugins are additional small programs that you can add to your WordPress site to make your website better. Think of your WordPress website as your house that has value and in order to increase the value is to increase your exposure online. WordPress plugins are the additional accessories that you add to your house to make your home better. Think of WordPress plugins as a nice Kohler sink or a marble island.

We will cover the best plugins that I use on a regular basis and more as the course progresses.

We look forward to meeting you in class.

Angela Samuels

What are the requirements?

  • You should know how to log into your WordPress Dashboard

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Search and Install a WordPress Plugin
  • Install and Activate a WordPress Plugin
  • Delete a WordPress Plugin
  • Top Best WordPress Plugins

Who is the target audience?

  • This WordPress Plugin Tutorial online course is for business owners, authors, entrepreneurs who have a self-hosted WordPress website.
  • The person needs to be familiar with the self-hosted WordPress Content Management System.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to plugins

This is the summary of the Introduction of WordPress plugins.


You will be able to search for a WordPress plugin within the WordPress dashboard.

Read user reviews and feedback of plugins while searching for them online. Anyone who can program can make their own plugin. It is important not to use plugins with lots of problems and reported issues. Plugins that have been downloaded in great volumes are generally safe.


This video shows you how to install a WordPress plugin by uploading the Zip file into WordPress.

  • You will be able to install a WordPress plugin by uploading the plugin Zip into WordPress.


How to update your WordPress Plugins

Make sure that you keep any WordPress plugins you are using are up to date. Just like any other software, plugins need to be updated. Make sure to install the updates so you can keep the plugin running smoothly.


This video will show you how to uninstall and delete a plugin

  1. You will be able to uninstall and delete WordPress plugin
2 questions

This quiz will help you review how to delete a WordPress plugin.

Section 2: The Top Best WordPress Plugins

This video we go over the WordPress plugin WordPress SEO (Search Engine Optimization) that teaches you how to create posts and pages that are SEO compliant.

  • You will be know the overall use of WordPress SEO plugin.

We go over how to create a form within WordPress with a plugin called Gravity forms.

  • You will know how to create a form with Gravity forms

This is part 2 of the Gravity forms plugin overview. We will continue to learn the features of Gravity form within WordPress.


We will review the benefits of the Akismet WordPress plugin.

  • You will know the main purpose of the Akismet WordPress plugin.

This plugin helps you moderate comments on your WordPress blog. You want to make your site as user-friendly as possible. Use Akismet if you need a plugin to do this.


We will review what the Count Per Day WordPress plugin is and how it can help you track your website traffic.

  • You will know the benefits of using the Count Per Day WordPress plugin.

We will go over the Share Any WordPress plugin and how it is useful in sharing your post to the different social media sites.

  • You will be able to use the Share Any WordPress plugin to share your blog post to different social networking groups.

We will go over the iThemes WordPress plugins and how you can protect your WordPress site from possible hackers.

  • You will be able to use the iThemes WordPress to protect your WordPress site.

We will go over the Broken Links WordPress plugin and how it is useful in finding broken links on your website.

  • You will be able to use the Broken Links WordPress plugin to find broken links on your website.

We will go over the Pretty Link lite WordPress plugin and how it is useful in creating shorter and pretty links.

  • You will be able to use the Pretty Link lite WordPress plugin to create shorter links to add to your site and others.
Section 3: Next Steps

If you're just started with WordPress or just need a refresher on WordPress my WordPress course is a great start

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Instructor Biography

Angela Samuels, Social Media Marketing Instructor

Angela has a bachelors in business, computer science and graphic design. She later went to get her master's degree in instructional design with the focus of online learning and corporate training. She teaches offline at her coworking space in West Bloomfield, Michigan and she has taught web design at a The Art Institute in the metro Detroit Area. Her passion is helping small businesses learn how to market their businesses online.

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