To keep your themes and plugins updated is very easy. You will see it’s a task of seconds, not minutes. There are two possibilities to do that. The easiest way to update is with the Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades Plugin .
3 Steps tutorial with free Upgrades plugin
1. Step: Install plugin
Download the free plugin from this link Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades Plugin and upload it in your WordPress Dashboard. You can also search for the plugin in the Plugin directory and automatically install it from there. After this is done, you have to activate the plugin.
2. Step: Download file
You will be notified from us about an update per E-Mail. Now you have to download the newest version. If you have created an account in the ordering process, you can download the product in your account area:
- Log in with your password and Email-Adress in your customer account
- Click at downloads.
- You will find the newest version of the product and the download link.
If you don’t have created a customer account, then you have after the purchase get an E-Mail Address with the download link of the purchased item. Take care of the E-Mail, because with this link you can download the newest version.
3. Step: Install the newest version
Now you can easily upload the file in your WordPress Admin area and activate it. Any settings you have made to the plugin or theme will be saved. You can delete the older Version from your WordPress area.
Update plugin and themes with ftp
The second option to update the purchased item is with ftp. You have to log in via filezilla and your login data into your WordPress filestore and search for wp-content and click then in filestore plugins or themes. Then rename your old version and upload the new version. This option to update items is difficult. Therefore, we recommend the first option with a helper plugin