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Are you ready to install the AffiliateWP plugin on your WordPress site? After you’ve purchased a license, the next step is to install the plugin so you can start growing your business through affiliate marketing.
In this step by step guide, we will walk you through how to install and activate the AffiliateWP plugin.
Downloading the AffiliateWP Plugin
To get started, first log into your AffiliateWP account. Once you’ve logged in, go ahead and click on the Downloads tab.
This will show you a page with all of your available downloads, including the core AffiliateWP plugin. To download the plugin, click on the Download AffiliateWP button. This will save a zipped file of the AffiliateWP plugin to your computer.
Note: In some cases, this file may unzip as you download it, and instead appear as a regular folder. However, the folder must be zipped to use the WordPress plugin uploader.
For more details on how to zip and unzip files, be sure to check out these guides for Windows or Mac operating systems.
Installing AffiliateWP on Your site
Once you’ve downloaded your zip file, go ahead and navigate to the site where you’d like to install AffiliateWP. Then, inside the admin dashboard, go to Plugins » Add New and click the Upload Plugin button.
From here, you’ll see the option to upload the plugin. Click on the Choose File button and select the AffiliateWP zip file you just downloaded.
After your file is uploaded, go ahead and click on the Install Now button.
This will begin the installation process for you. Once the plugin is installed, click on the Activate Plugin button to activate AffiliateWP on your site.
After activating the plugin, be sure to verify your AffiliateWP license key to receive automatic updates and plugin support.
That’s it! You can now begin using the AffiliateWP plugin on your WordPress site.