Plugins and Widgets

On September 7, 2011, in How To, by Josh Allanson

Activating Plugins

  • From the Dashboard, click on Plugins in the left pane
  • Either Browse or Search through the available plugins
  • Click activate to turn on the plugin
  • You can edit the plugin options by going to Settings and clicking on the plugin you just installed

Inserting Widgets

  • From the Dashboard, click on Appearance in the left pane
  • Select Widgets and you will see a list of available widgets
  • Drag the widget you want and place it in the desired location on the right hand side of the screen

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