Thank you for your question. We recommend following the tutorial below to learn how to install a plugin. It shows how to enable the plugin on your Joomla site.
<a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/joomla-25/extensions/how-to-install-a-plugin">How to install a Joomla 2.5 Plugin</a>
You will need to position the plugin on the front page you can make a module for it and add it to your Front Page. Please see the following link on how to do add articles to your front page and on how to sett up a module.
<a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/joomla-25/featured-articles">105: Featured Articles and your Joomla 2.5 homepage</a>
<a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/joomla-25/extensions/how-to-install-a-module">How to install a Joomla 2.5 Module</a>
<a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/joomla-25/extensions/how-to-view-module-positions">How to View Module Positions in a Joomla 2.5 Template</a>
Hope this helps,
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