Plugins extend and expand the functionality of WordPress. Once a plugin is installed, you may activate it or deactivate it here.
Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not. You need a WordPress.com API key to use it. You can review the spam it catches under “Comments.” To show off your Akismet stats just put
This is not just a plugin, it symbolizes the hope and enthusiasm of an entire generation summed up in two words sung most famously by Louis Armstrong: Hello, Dolly. When activated you will randomly see a lyric from Hello, Dolly in the upper right of your admin screen on every page. By Matt Mullenweg.
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If something goes wrong with a plugin and you can’t use WordPress, delete or rename that file in the
wp-content/plugins directory and it will be automatically deactivated.
You can find additional plugins for your site in the WordPress plugin directory.
To install a plugin you generally just need to upload the plugin file into your
wp-content/plugins directory. Once a plugin is uploaded, you may activate it here.