GitHub is one of the most popular sources to get the best WordPress plugins, there are several easy ways to find and install WordPress plugins from GitHub and here is the simple one. This technique will help you to get your desired plugin from the hundreds of WordPress plugins from GitHub collection.
Fires of all install and activate “GitHub Plugin Search” on your WP admin panel. It will make your work easier and will not require any extra settings and configurations.
Now it’s time to find out your desired WordPress plugin by clicking on Plugins >> Add New in the side menu bar. Write the name of your plugin and click on the Install Now link. We suggest to click on to learn more link to know the extra details of your desired plugin before you install to your site. Or you may click on View on GitHub link to get the detailed information about a specific WordPress plugin.
The GitHub WordPress plugins that you will install to your site will replace the default WordPress search features. However, the official WordPress.org plugins will also appear in search results.
This plugin allow you to choose your favorite plugin from the featured tab plugin that will show the default list of GitHub plugins.
How to Get Updates for Plugins Installed from GitHub
By default, WordPress does not show updates for plugins installed from GitHub. Since it’s always good to keep your plugins updated, we need to make sure you get updates.