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Log in to your site’s WordPress Dashboard and click the Add New link in the Plugins menu in your Dashboard.

The Install Plugins page opens where you can search for plugins.

When searching for, and finding, plugins on the Dashboard, you use the same method you used at the WordPress website in the Plugin Directory. Ever since WordPress provided the plugin search on the Dashboard, most users don’t use the WordPress website anymore.

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