How to install a plugin in joomla 1.6

We have had this question from several new Joomla users. Here’s a detailed, step by step, instruction on how to install a plugin in Joomla 1.6.

Step 2 installation

  1. Login to the administrator section of your website. You can usually enter this section by going to
  2. Once you have entered your Joomla backend, select the ‘extensions’ option in your top menu and go to ‘extensions manager’.
  3. Here you  click on ‘select file’ and select the Joomla plugin you want to install
  4. Click on the button ‘upload & installstep 4 Joomla extension installation
  5. To enable the plugin, go to the top menu and select ‘extensions’ and ‘plugin manager
  6. Here you need to find your plugin and click on the name of the plugin.
  7. Once you get to the interface of the plugin, select ‘enable’ on the left side and edit the advanced options of the Joomla plugin on the right side if necessary.
That's it! You've just installed a plugin in Joomla 1.6. If you have any questions about this, please refer to the Joomla Help section of their website.
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