How to install packages in Umbraco 7.0.x to 7.4.x

We were recently asked how to install a package in Umbraco 7. So here is a quick quide on how to. We are using the excellent uTweet package for reference.

1. Download the package to your hard drive. It will be a zip file. Then log into your admin area of your Umbraco website and go to the 'Developer' tab. Expand the 'Packages' link and click on 'Install local package' option.

2. Check the tickbox (make sure your package comes from a reliable source like and then select your package zip file and then click 'Load Package'.

3. Accept the Umbraco package terms by checking the tickbox.

4. Done! The package will show up under the 'Installed Packages' link.

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