How to install wordpress plugins on localhost

Local host is one of the best methods for wordpress developers to improve their skills. it helps them to do some trainings in designing and making different types of websites absolutely for free. It’s very good for new developers or those who want to learn wordpress just for fun.

There are two ways to to install wordpress plugins on localhost. The first one is to go to your domain file → wp-content → plugins and then extract your plugin file there. Or you can enter your wordpress admin area and go to plugins → add new and then you can simply upload your plugin from there or just type it in the search box.

In case you have uploaded the plugin but this message appears to you
Fatal Error: Maximum Execution Time Exceeded In WordPress

You can solve it by adding these codes to your .htaccess file which you will find it in your domain file
php_value max_execution_time 300
php_value max_input_time 300

Also if you saw this message
Maximum upload file size : 2 MP

Add these codes and it will be solved
php_value upload_max_filesize 64M
php_value post_max_size 128M

Now you know how to install wordpress plugins on localhost. You can also use the same way to install your theme, just when you go to wp content, you will find a file called “Themes”. Enter it and extract your theme file there and you will find it in your wordpress dashboard → Appearance → Themes. Then you can simply activate it from there.

If you faced any issue or you have any question please leave it on the comments section down below and i will do my best to help you as fast as i can. Thanks for reading.

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