Automatic installation ↑ Back to Top
Automatic installation is the easiest option as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t even need to leave your web browser. To do an automatic install of Projects log in to your WordPress dashboard and navigate to: Plugins > Add New.
In the search field type “Projects” and click Search Plugins. Once you’ve found Projects (double check the author is WooThemes to ensure you’re installing the correct plugin) you can view details about it such as the the point release, rating and description. Most importantly of course, you can install it by simply clicking Install Now. After clicking that button you will be asked if you’re sure you want to install the plugin. Click “yes” and WordPress will automatically complete the installation.
It’s possible at this stage that you will be taken to a page requesting the FTP details of your webserver. This will be the case if you’ve not installed a plugin on this particular installation of WordPress before. If so, simply fill in your details to complete the installation.
Manual installation ↑ Back to Top
The manual installation involves downloading the plugin and uploading it to your webserver via your favourite FTP application.
- Download the plugin to your computer.
- Unzip the file.
- Using an FTP program, or your hosting control panel, upload the unzipped plugin folder to your WordPress installation’s wp-content/plugins directory.
- Activate the plugin from the Plugins menu within the WordPress admin.
Once you’ve installed Projects be sure to have a read of the setup documentation.