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How to install the WordPress plugin using cPanel’s WordPress toolkit?

cPanel recently introduced the WordPress Toolkit to make the end-users tasks more hustle-free. One of the regularly used features is installing plugins. Learn how to install the WordPress plugin cPanel’s WordPress toolkit?

1. Log in to cPanel using Username Password. i.e; ( or

2. Navigate to Domains → WordPress Toolkit.

navigate to domains and then wordpress toolkit cpanel

3. You can navigate to the required WordPress site if you have multiple WordPress setups. Then, click on Plugins.

navigate to plugins wordpress toolkit cpanel

4. Here, you have a list of available Plugins that you can control (Active/Deactive, Autoupdate). To install new plugins, click on + Install.

click on install button for installation of new plugins

5. Using the search option, you can search for required plugins to install and click on the Install button to start the plugin installation (The required time for the installation depends entirely on the network performance and the assigned server-end resources).

search and install the wordpress plugin using cpanel toolkit

6. Once the installation is completed, you can see the green color highlighted Installed message instead of the Install option.

How to install the WordPress plugin cPanel’s WordPress toolkit

7. Finally, the same installed plugin you can manage from WordPress Toolkit → Website → Plugins.

manage the installed plugin wordpress toolkit


Search, select, install, and you are good to go! This is how the plugin installation works with the cPanel WordPress Toolkit. Also, managing the plugins is the most efficient way through the Toolkit.

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