Before we start, make sure your server version supports plugins. Some common server versions which support plugins are Bukkit, Spigot, Paper Spigot, Sponge Forge.

Here's a guide on how to change your server version.

Download your desired plugin (common plugin websites are https://spigotmc.org/resources and https://dev.bukkit.org)
Open your server's files (here's a guide on how to do this)
Navigate to the /plugins/ folder
Upload your plugin
Reload (not recommended) or restart (recommended) your server

If the plugin doesn't load make sure you installed the correct version and followed the installation guide provided by the author.
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