Plugin Installation Guide

Resources

Visual learner? Watch a video on how to install and activate a plugin.

WordPress.org Plugin Directory links: Our plugins

Installation Steps

Install the standard plugin (free version) available from the WordPress plugin directory.

Your WordPress dashboard “plugins” tab > “add new plugin” > search the plugin name > click “install now” > activate it

Install the Premium plugin (paid version) by downloading it after purchase from the link provided. The purchase can be made from our shopping cart on 5starplugins.com or by upgrading within the standard plugin. Activating the Premium plugin will automatically deactivate the standard plugin version.

Your WordPress dashboard “plugins” tab > click “add new” > “upload plugin” .zip file > click "install now" > activate it

Get details: How do I upgrade my plugin?

Upgrading within the standard plugin, you will see a prompt that your payment was successful with a download link to the Premium plugin file. You will also receive an email with the link and can access it from your "account" tab on the standard plugin settings page. Activating the Premium plugin will automatically deactivate the standard plugin version.

Your WordPress dashboard > standard plugin settings page > click upgrade to complete your purchase > download the Premium plugin .zip from the link provided > “plugins” tab > click “add new” > “upload plugin” .zip file > click "install now" > activate it

Install a free trial, after initiating your trial from the standard plugin, download the Premium plugin .zip from the link provided. Activating the Premium plugin will automatically deactivate the standard plugin version. For security, first time users are sent a confirmation email with an activation link.

Your WordPress dashboard > standard plugin settings page > click the trial link > from the checkout page click "start my trial" button > download the Premium plugin .zip from the link provided > check your inbox for the activation email (if applicable) > “plugins” tab > click “add new” > “upload plugin” .zip file > click “install now” > activate it

Get details: Steps to start a free trial

Didn't receive the email? Check your spam and subfolders. If you still can't find it no worries, you can resend the email or download any available files from your "account" tab located in your standard plugin settings page. 

Login to your WordPress dashboard > go to the plugin settings page > account tab 

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