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Word Processing Plug-ins Installation

Word processor plugins allow you to insert citations and bibliographies directly into your documents. Installing them is optional but highly recommended.

Go to the Word Processor Plugins page. Choose the most recent version of the plugins if you're installing Zotero for the first time.

Word for Windows users:

  • Close Word.
  • Click the link labeled "Install the Word for Windows Plugin."
  • When you see the message "Firefox prevented this site from asking you to install software on your computer," click Allow.
  • Click Install Now, then restart Firefox when prompted.
Word for Mac users:
  • Close Word.
  • Click the link labeled "Install PythonExt." (Word for Mac requires this extra step.) Click Allow and Install now as above.
  • Click the link labeled "Word for Mac Plugin." Click Allow and Install now as above.
  • Restart Firefox when prompted.
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