Installing plugins, is the only way via ftp? (3 posts)

  1. flowerdelivery
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi I am at work now, and locked out of my admin log in, long lost password, yet desperate to install some plugins onto my WordPress sites. Is there a way around it? Otherwise, when I get some spare time at home, which is hard to come by these days.

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  2. Tara
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    You can install plugins:
    See this documentation: http://codex.wordpress.org/Managing_Plugins

    Lost password:
    See this documentation: http://codex.wordpress.org/Resetting_Your_Password

  3. jonradio
    Posted 3 years ago #

    You can install plugins with FTP but you need the WordPress Admin panel to activate them, so they really won't be much use to you.

    In case you haven't seen it, here is the documentation on the many ways to reset your password:

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