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I bought my site domain and hosting through godaddy, and from there hosting page they gave me a variety of web applications to use, and I added mybb to my site from there.

How do I add plugins and themes and such to my site? I'm quite new so pls speak to me like I'm an absolute beginner lol


/lock, I figured it out
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see Installing Plugins guidance & see also this reply

basically plugin files are to be added to inc/plugins folder of MyBB files server. 
if plugin consists of single php file then that is the simple method. but plugin might 
consist of several files. in that case we have to follow folder structure of plugin pack
this can be confusing at sometimes as plugin coders may not follow unified method to 
pack their plugin files. readme file if exists with plugin can consist of the instructions

if plugin files are located in a folder named Upload then its contents should be transferred
by following the folder structure
. that Upload folder itself should not be transferred

after adding the plugin files you have to visit admin panel >>  configuration >>  plugins 
page to install & activate newly added plugin. then proceed to configuration >> settings
page to find the settings related to newly added plugin and setup the plugin settings.

youtube has some videos to help (you can search for MyBB plugins installation

NotePlugin Uploader can be also used to install other plugins. 
however it needs to be installed first (manually) and later it can be used to add other plugins.

For installing themes please read :
Download themes here :
Dowbload plugins here :

If you need any more help please let me know.