Envira Gallery Documentation

Documentation, Reference Materials and Tutorials for Envira Gallery

Installation

Are you ready to install Envira Gallery? If you’ve already purchased a license and you’re not sure what to do next, this tutorial will walk you through the steps you need to install Envira on your WordPress site.

Once you’ve purchased the Envira Gallery plugin, you’ll need to install it into your WordPress site. We’ve made installation as simple as possible, with multiple ways to do so. 

Here, we’ll discuss what you need to do to download, install, and verify your plugin so that you get the most out of your Envira Gallery. Note that these steps apply to all paid versions of Envira Gallery. If you don’t have Envira Gallery, you can purchase it here.

  1. Download Envira Gallery
  2. Install the Envira Gallery Plugin
  3. Activate the Envira Gallery Plugin
  4. Verify your Envira Gallery License
  5. FAQs

Step 1 – Download Envira Gallery

There are two ways to download Envira Gallery: Manually, or through the WordPress Plugin interface.

If you plan on installing the plugin manually, then log into your Envira Gallery account. To download the package from the Envira Gallery website, click on the Downloads tab, or navigate to enviragallery.com/account/downloads. Here you’ll see the available addons that come with your license.

Click the Download link next to Envira Gallery:

After logging into your Envira Gallery account you can download the main Envira Gallery plugin in the Downloads tab.

The Envira Gallery plugin will download to your computer as a .zip file. This is the file you’ll be uploading into your WordPress.

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Some browsers will automatically unzip any downloaded files. If this happens, just re-zip the download. If you need help with how to zip a file, see this guide: http://www.wikihow.com/Zip-Files-Together.

Step 2 – Install the Envira Gallery Plugin

First, make sure you deactivate the Envira Lite plugin. After you’ve deactivated the Lite version, you can proceed with installing your paid Envira Gallery plugin.

Depending on your approach to installation, you can either manually install Envira Gallery or use the WordPress dashboard. In either case, you’ll need to sign in to your WordPress dashboard and click on Plugins >> Add New:

Click Plugins then Add New to continue with the install

If you downloaded the plugin from our website, then click on the Upload Plugin button at the top of the page:

To continue with the installation, select the <strong>Upload Plugin</strong> button to upload the envira-gallery.zip.

Upload the plugin by clicking Choose File, selecting the envira-gallery.zip file, then clicking the Install Now button:

The next step in the installation process is to choose the file you wish to upload.

If you want to install the Envira Gallery plugin from the dashboard, then search for Envira in the Search Plugins text box under Plugins >> Add New. Find the Envira Gallery card, then click the Install Now button followed by the Activate button:

Step 3 – Activate the Envira Gallery Plugin

Once the plugin has been uploaded, all you need to do is click Activate Plugin.

A success message will appear in the Plugins screen once you've activated Envira Gallery.

Step 4 – Verify your Envira Gallery License

Finally, you will need to verify your purchased copy of Envira Gallery before accessing advanced features. Read more about verifying your Envira Gallery License in our guide on the subject.

And that’s it! Would you like to know how to install your Envira addons? Take a look at our article on How To Activate Addons.


FAQ

Is this the only way to install Envira?

A: You can also install Envira Gallery by uploading the plugin directly to your server inside the plugins directory.  The steps are a little more technical but can be easily done.  Follow these steps as shown below:

  1. Download the Envira Gallery plugin as shown in Step 1 above.
  2. Next, unzip the file on your computer so that you have the envira-gallery folder accessible.
  3. Then connect to your site using your favorite FTP program and navigate to the wp-content/plugins directory of your WordPress site.
  4. Finally, upload the envira-gallery folder to the wp-content/plugins directory.

Once those steps are complete just remember to complete Steps 3 and 4.


What if I verify my license but I can’t access addons?

A: This is most likely a caching issue. Click Envira Gallery >> Tools, then click both the Flush All Envira Cache and Clear ALL Transients buttons:


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