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Manage Plugins in the WordPress Mobile Apps

Plugins add powerful features to your site. Now you can access them right from your mobile device.

We’re happy to announce the addition of a frequently requested feature in the WordPress mobile apps: plugin management! With the 9.1 update for the iOS and Android apps, WordPress.com Business plan sites with plugins and self-hosted WordPress sites with Jetpack can now manage their plugins right in the app.

Instead of going to your dashboard in a web browser for every little plugin change, you can now browse your site’s plugins in the WordPress mobile apps, and activate, deactivate, and update plugins right from your phone. You can also manage auto-updates, remove most plugins, and find a link to the plugin’s page on WordPress.org for quick reference.

Try It Out

To find plugins in your app, make sure you’ve updated to version 9.1+ and have the Jetpack plugin (version 5.6+ required). Once you’re updated, you’ll see a new “Plugins” area under “Configure”.

Send Feedback

If you have any questions or feedback on managing plugins in the apps, reach out to our in-app support team by tapping Me → Help & Support → Contact Us.


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  1. jakestoolscool

    Awesome, thanks for letting us know.

    Liked by 30 people

  2. floatinggold

    It’s awesome to hear that you guys continuously work on improving this platform.

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  3. Alisson Hernandez

    Love this feature! The feedback helps us all! That way, people can just change more things on the go! Thanks again, Sarah for that post.

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  4. David Thrift

    That’s a super cool addition to the app.

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  5. akritigaurav11

    Thank you so much.

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  6. deepanilamani

    O wonderful. That is going to be very useful. Thank you very much 🙂 ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  7. bimahartono7128233551

    awesome. wordpress makes it all its easy for beginners like me

    Liked by 3 people

  8. Sarthak Maiti (SRT)

    What I actually don’t like about WordPress is that you can’t enable any plugins in the basic free version. This is disappointing. It should have some basic/selected/limited plugins for the free version user. It helps grow their site in an effective way.

    Liked by 8 people

  9. peachyquote

    Thank you so much! Great insight!

    Liked by 5 people

  10. myadventure2017

    Thank you!

    Liked by 9 people

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