Upload a Plugin using WordPress Toolkit

This guide will explain how to upload and install a WordPress plugin using cPanel’s WordPress Toolkit interface. Plugins can be installed directly from cPanel and WordPress Toolkit can also update all plugins keeping a site secure

Plugins can be installed directly rather than being uploaded, here is a guide for How to Install a Plugin using WordPress Toolkit

TL;DR WordPress plugins can be installed via cPanel > WordPress Toolkit > Plugins Tab > Install


To complete this will require having a cPanel account with a WordPress site installed and the site has been added into WordPress Toolkit, to do this here is a guide for How To Scan & Add a Site into cPanel’s WordPress Toolkit

How to upload and install a plugin using cPanel's WordPress Toolkit

Step-by-Step Guide

1/ Search for WordPress Toolkit

In cPanel search for ‘WordPress Toolkit’ in the top right search bar and click on WordPress Toolkit from the search results

2/ Click Plugins Tab

Inside the WordPress Toolkit interface click on the Plugins Tab and then the Install button

3/ Click Upload Plugin

Click the upload Plugin button and select the plugin to be uploaded from the local machine (this should be a zip file)

4/ Plugin Installed

WordPress Toolkit will confirm the plugin has successfully been uploaded and installed

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The plugin will have been uploaded and installed inside WordPress, WordPress Toolkit can also manage all plugin updates to help keep the site secure