How to manually install wordpress plugin
Installing a wordpress plugin manually is very easy.
Most paid plugins and plugin addons needs to be installed manually on your wordpress website because they are not available on wordpress free plugin directory, While it may sound a hard thing to do but actually its very very easy.
To begin installation open your wordpress website dashboard page and then click on add new plugin button from side menu or open the plugins page and click on add new plugin button.
Next choose the plugin’s zip file to upload to your wordpress website, If your plugin is not in .zip format just simply right click on plugin folder and click compress items for mac and for windows right click > send to > compressed (zipped) folder.
After choosing the plugin start uploading the plugin.
After the plugin is uploaded you will be redirected the page saying plugin upload was successful or not. If it is successful there will be activate link click on it to activate the plugin.
After activation you will be able to find the plugin settings, options etc, To learn how to use that plugin try reading its documentation.
Install Required Files
If you haven’t installed or activated the base versions of the plugin from wordpress plugin directory then this notice will appear asking you to install required files. Click on link to go to installation page.
From next page click install & activate to install both plugins.
2. Premium Activation
Once you have installed the activated the premium plugin package then you need to enter your license key to enable premium features.
How To Find Your License Key
The license key will be delivered to you in a separate email with subject “License Key For [ORDERED PLUGIN NAME]”.
In case you can’t find this email please check your spam folder if you still can’t find it then please contact us here with your order number.
Open the email copy your license key and head back to your WordPress website dashboard.
Click on the activation page link to go to activation area.
Paste the copied license key code in license key field and click verify button to activate the premium features.
When I downloaded the file – my mac automatically unzipped the files so I click on “add plugin” to select the zip file – there isn’t a zip file to upload. it is already unpacked….
Simply right click on the folder then click compress from dropdown to rezip that folder.
I downloaded the zip file but when I sent to upload it to my wordpress, nothing happens when I click on the upload plugin button. I’m using Windows 10. I tried it in Firefox, Google Chrome, and Microsoft Edge.
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