Know how to bulk install multiple plugins in WordPress and save time to great extent. The first thing we need to do after setting up WordPress is to install theme and plugins. If you got a list of plugins to be installed on your WordPress blog, then here is a simple method you can follow.
It is not always easy to install multiple WordPress plugins, especially when you are working for clients. Also, it will be a boring task to install same set of plugins again and again on different WordPress installations. I found a way to get my job done easily with very few clicks.
If you are new to WordPress then you should check how to install a WordPress Plugin. Also there is a misconception on how many WordPress plugins we should use actually, dont bother about the count and you can use as many as plugin you like. Only thing you need to ensure is, all those plugins should be coded according to standards.
Bulk Install Multiple WordPress Plugins
Coming back to our topic, here is a Step-by-step guide on how to setup “Bulk Plugin Installation” to install multiple WordPress plugins at once.
Step 1: Go to Plugins > Add New and Search for “Bulk Plugin Installation”.
Step 2: Install and activate “Bulk Plugin Installation” WordPress plugin. You can also download a copy from official WordPress Plugin Repository and can upload it directly.
Step 3: Got to Plugins > Add New page again and you can see text area like this.
Step 4: Just paste the links of all plugins you want to install (one link per line). You can get links from Plugin repository by using the search feature available there.
You can also type the plugin names or can also include links directly to the zip files. Click on Install Button and all those plugins will be installed.
Step 5: One last step you need to do is, activate all the installed plugins. Again it will be a hectic task to active each plugin, so just got to Plugins page, select all plugins and activate them in one click.
Thats it! You have successfully installed multiple WordPress plugins at once. You can also give a try to “Multiple Plugin Installer” WordPress plugin, that comes with a bit more advanced options.
You can also Find Which WordPress Plugins Are Slowing Down your Blog and can replace them with any other alternative plugins.
It would be great if this option is directly available in the WordPress itself. Hope to see this useful feature in the upcoming version of WordPress. Till then you can use any of the above mentioned free WordPress Plugins.
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