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Joomla 3.0 – How to Enable a Plugin in Joomla

Joomla 3.0 Tutorial – How to Enable a Plugin in Plugin Manager.  After you upload and install a plugin in Joomla, you must enable it before it is activated on your site.   In my example, I am enabling a plugin I just installed which is called ‘Admin Forever’.

Overview of How to Enable a Plugin

  1. Go to the Plug-in Manager
  2. Select and Enable Plugin in Plug-in Manager
  3. Plugin Successfully Enabled

Steps:

1.  Go to the Plug-in Manager

Joomla 3.0 Plug-in Manager is where you can enable, disable, edit plugins installed in your Joomla installation.

Joomla 3.0 - Plugin Manager
Joomla 3.0Plugin Manager
  • Login to your Joomla 3.0 Administration Backend
  • Click on ‘Extensions’, ‘Plug-in Manager

2.  Select and Enable Plugin in Plug-in Manager

After you upload and install the plugin, you will need to Activate it in your Joomla Site.  In my example, I am enabling a plugin named ‘Admin Forever’.  You can scroll through the plugins to enable or type it in the search box to search by keyword.  I typed in keyword ‘forever’.

Joomla 3.0 - Enable Plugin in Plugin Manager - Admin Forever
Joomla 3.0 – Enable Plugin in Plugin Manager – Admin Forever
  • In the ‘Plug-in Manager: Plug-ins’, Search for the plugin you want to activate
  • Use the Checkbox to select the plugin
  • Click on ‘Enable

3.  Plugin Successfully Enabled

You will see a message that says it has been successfully enabled.

Joomla 3.0 Plugin successfully enabled - Admin Forever
Joomla 3.0 Plugin successfully enabled – Admin Forever
  • See a Success message that says:

Plugin Successfully enabled

Hope that helps.  Please leave a comment if you have any questions.

Thanks for dropping by,

Elaine

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