Installing Add-ons or Plugins

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Step-by-Step:

1. First, purchase and download the plugins.

Tip: If you keep your purchase confirmation page up, it will make the licensing process quick and easy. But you will also receive an email with your purchase confirmation and license codes, so no worries.

2. At your site’s WordPress Dashboard, go to  Plugins > Add New on the left hand side column.

Add New Plugin for WordPress

3. Click on the  Upload Plugin button at the top of the page.

Upload WordPress Plugin

4. Now click on the  Choose File button in the center of the page.

Choose File and Install Plugin

5. Find the zip file you had saved (usually in your downloads folder) and open it.

Zip Files Used for Plugins

6. Click the  Install Now button.

Install Now

7. Once the program has installed, you will be asked to  Activate it.

Activate Plugin

8. When asked to enter your license key…

Register Your Plugin

go to your confirmation page or confirmation email for the download, copy the license key, and paste it in the space given. Then click on the  Activate License button.

Enter License Key

9. Good for you! You now have a brand new plugin to use! It will show up under your plugins in the left hand side bar and will be listed in your installed plugins page, where you can activate, deactivate, view details, and more.

Plugins Page