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Using Duplicator Pro on

Great to hear you’re interested in using Duplicator Pro on your site! With the Pro plan, you can install plugins to enhance your site’s functionality. Keep in mind that there may be slight differences in appearance compared to a setup. You’ll love the endless possibilities that come with using Duplicator Pro.

This tutorial will discuss everything you need to know to successfully use Duplicator Pro with your Pro plan.

Why Does Handle Plugins Differently From wasn’t originally intended to handle plugins in the same way that installations are. You won’t be able to install plugins on your site unless you upgrade to the Pro account level.

This means that while you can still absolutely install and use Duplicator Pro with a Pro account, plugins as a whole will be managed a bit differently.

Note: If you’d like to check out a more in-depth discussion of vs., please see WPBeginner’s comparison article.

Installing Duplicator Pro on the Site

To install the Duplicator Pro plugin, you’ll first need to log in to your Duplicator Pro account. Then go to the Downloads tab and click the Download Duplicator Pro button to download the plugin’s .zip file.

Once the download is complete, you’ll have a zipped folder named that you’ll need to upload to your site.

Return to your site and navigate to Plugins » Add New Plugin in the left menu. Then, in the upper-left corner of the next screen, click the Upload button

To upload the plugin, click on Drop files or click here to install and select the file. Optionally, you can drag and drop the .zip file into the same area:

Once the file has been uploaded, WordPress will automatically install and activate the plugin for you.

WordPress will let you know when the installation has been completed successfully.

Next, you can go ahead and verify your license key and get started using Duplicator Pro on the site.

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