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How to install third-party software applications in Plesk

This article describes how to find and install third-party software applications using Plesk.

Third-party applications enable you to add additional features and functionality to your website. Alternatively, you can base your entire website on a single application, such as WordPress or Drupal.

Finding and installing an application

Plesk enables you to install numerous third-party applications with just a few clicks.

To watch a video that demonstrates the following procedure, please click below:

To find and install an application, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Plesk.
    If you do not know how to log in to your Plesk account, please see this article.
  2. In the left sidebar, click Applications:

    Plesk - Applications

  3. On the Applications page, click All Available Applications. This section displays all of the applications, free and commercial, that are available for installation.

    Alternatively, click Featured Applications to view the most popular and recommended applications.
  4. To learn more about an application, click its name.
  5. To install the application, click Install.
  6. On the installation page, complete the fields and then click Install. Plesk installs the application.

Managing applications

To manage an application that you have already installed, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Plesk.
    If you do not know how to log in to your Plesk account, please see this article.
  2. In the left sidebar, click Applications:

    Plesk - Applications

  3. On the Applications page, click Manage My Applications.
  4. In the My Apps section, click the name of the application you want to manage.
  5. On the application page:

    • To change the application settings, click Change Settings.
    • To delete the application from your account, click Remove.
    • To access the administrative page for the application, under Administrative access entry points, click Administrative interface.
    • To view the public-facing site, under Public access entry points, click Site.

More Information

For more information about Plesk, please visit https://www.plesk.com.