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How to Change the Display Name of a WordPress User Account?

You can change the display name of your WordPress account which show on a WordPress post or comments without changing your wordpress username.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.

2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse over “Users” and then click on “Your Profile“.

3. Locate “Nickname” and enter your new name.

4. In the option “Display name publicly as“, choose your newly added nickname from the drop-down menu.

How to Change the Password of a WordPress Account?

If you are logged in into your wordpress admin account, you can easily change your password.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.

2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse over “Users” and then click on “Your Profile“.

3. Scroll down and under Account Management you can see the “New Password” option. Click on the “Generate Password” button.

4. Copy the password to a safe place and then click on “Update Profile” to change your password.

How to Forcefully Update a Plugin in WordPress?

If your WordPress plugin is not working properly or you want to re-install it even when it is updated to its latest version, without losing data, you can do this without removing the plugin.

You can do this with both active or deactivated plugins.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.

2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse over “Plugins” and then click on “Installed Plugins“.

3. Locate the plugin you wish to forcefully update and then click on “Edit“.

4. In the editor, locate the text:
Version: 1.6

Then you will only need to change it to:
Version: 1.5

Only change the version from a higher to a lower number.

5. Scroll down and click on “Update File“. Then go back to the “Installed Plugins” list and you will see a text like “There is a new version of”¦” and you will only need to click on “Update now“. This will update your plugin”s files.

How to Deactivate and Delete a Plugin in WordPress?

If your plugin is not in use or you wish to deactivate it, you can do this from the WordPress admin dashboard. You can also delete deactivated plugins.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.

2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse over “Plugins” and then click on “Installed Plugins“.

3. If you want to deactivate the “Hello Dolly” plugin, for example, click on “Deactivate“, which appears at bottom of the “Hello Dolly” text.

How to Delete a Plugin in WordPress?
Once a plugin is deactivated, the delete option will appear.

Go to the “Installed Plugins” list and click on the “Delete” link which shows at the bottom of the deactivated plugin”s name. It will display a confirmation. Press “OK” and the plugin will be removed.

How to Manually Install a Plugin in WordPress?

Automatic installation of a plugin is easy and you can also install on manually. It will involve manually downloading a plugin, uploading and activating it.

Make sure you already downloaded a zip file of the plugin to your desktop.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.

2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse over “Plugins” and click on “Add New“.

3. Click on “Upload Plugin” and then on “Browse“. Chose your plugin”s zip file and then click on “Install Now“.

4. Click on “Activate Plugin“.

Note: The newly activated plugin will show in the sidebar menu. If a setup of the plugin is required, it will show an option to complete it.

How to Install a Plugin in WordPress?

You can install a plugin in WordPress in a number of ways. The best way to install a plugin is to use the WordPress Admin Dashboard which allows you to install plugins automatically.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.

2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse over “Plugins” and click on “Add New“.

3. In the “Search Plugin” box, enter the name of the plugin you wish to install, such as “Jetpack”, and press enter.

4. The available plugins matching the keyword “Jetpack” will appear. Click on the “Install” button which appear next to the plugin”s name.

5. The installation can take a few minutes. Once it is complete, it will display the “Activate” option. Click on it to activate your newly installed plugin.

Note: The newly activated plugin will show in the sidebar menu. If a plugin requires a setup, it will display an option to complete it.

How to Delete/Remove a WordPress theme from the WordPress Dashboard?

We recommended you to remove unused themes. This is a good practice for protecting your WordPress website from vulnerabilities.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.

2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse on “Appearance” and then click on “Themes“.

3. Hover your mouse on a theme which is not active and unused or you wish to remove that theme. It will show you the option “Theme Details“. Click it.

4. A simple window will open. At the bottom area, in the right side of the window, you can see the “Delete” option. Click it!

5. A confirmation window will open. Click “OK” to remove your theme.

The theme is successfully removed!

How to Manually Install a Theme on WordPress Using the Admin Dashboard?

You downloaded a new theme from trusted website and want to install it on your WordPress site using the WordPress Admin area. If that”s the case, follow this tutorial.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.

2. Under the dashboard menu, hover over “Appearance” and click on “Themes“.

3. Click on “Upload Themes“.


4.
 Click on Browse and chose a theme, which is compressed in a ZIP file, from your PC/Laptop. If your ZIP file contains a folder like “upload“, first extract the content of uploaded files and the compressed theme file. Click on “Install Now“.

5. It will take a few minutes to upload a theme, and then, if it is successfully installed, it will show a message like “Theme installed successfully“. Now click on “Activate“.

Congratulations, you manually installed and activated a new WordPress theme.

How to Install a New Theme in WordPress?

You can install a new WordPress theme without having any technical knowledge. It”s so easy and automated.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.

2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse on “Appearance” and then click on “Themes“.

3. Click on “Add New“.

4. In Add themes page, you can search for a theme or browse the themes from “Featured“, “Popular“, “Latest” options. If you hover your mouse over any themes, you will be presented with two options – “Activate” and “Live Preview“.

5. Hover your mouse on any theme you like and then click on “Install“.


6.
 A newly installed theme will show you the “Activate” option. Click it!

Congratulations, you have installed and activated a new theme on your blog.

How to remove a category in WordPress?

If you want to remove WordPress category then follow this instruction:

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse on Posts and then click on “Categories“.

3. On the right side you can see a list of categories. Hover your mouse on a category you wish to remove and a few options will appear. Click on the “Delete” option. The confirmation option will appear. Click on “OK“.