Web Stories for WordPress

Getting Started

Installing Web Stories for WordPress

You can install the Web Stories WordPress plugin directly from within your WordPress admin or by manually downloading it from the WordPress.org plugin repository. Follow the steps below to install the Web Stories for WordPress plugin:

  1. In your WordPress admin, go to "Plugins" → "Add New".
  2. Search for "web stories" . You should see the Web Stories plugin in the search results.
  3. Install and activate the Web Stories plugin.
  4. Click on the new "Stories" admin menu item to navigate to the Web Stories Dashboard.

Note: You need to be an administrator in order to be able to install plugins.

Finding your way around

With the Web Stories WordPress plugin, there are essentially two main applications you can access:

  1. The Dashboard
    Manage your stories, editor-related settings, and explore dozens of inspiring templates.
  2. The Editor
    Get started creating immersive stories using the feature-rich and easy-to-use editor.

Tip: Before diving right into it and creating your first story, learn more about the Web Stories nomenclature in this Google for Creators guide.