How to Install Wishlist Member Plugin to Create Membership site

by Suresh Karuppaiya

In this article we are going to tell about Wishlist Member installation process. Installing the Wishlist Member plugin is a simple and quick process that will help you turn your WordPress site into a Wishlist Member protected membership site.

To begin, all the information you need is included in the e-mail sent to you once you completed the purchase of Wishlist Member.

The e-mail will contain the following information:

•    Wishlist Products Key Information
•    Wishlist Products E-mail Information
•    A ‘Download URL’ link

Clicking on the ‘Download URL’ link opens a dialogue box.  Highlight the ‘Save File’ option, then click ‘OK’. That will helps you to download the Wishlist Member plugin from the website.

Wishlist Member Plugin Installation

Wishlist Member Plugin Installation

Save the zip file to a location that’s easy to find or note the location if your browser automatically picks a location for you.

Upload the Wishlist Member Plugin in WordPress

Log into your WordPress Admin dashboard and for installation process and click the ‘Plugins’ link on the left-hand side of the WordPress admin dashboard.

A sub-menu will appear under the ‘Plugins’ section. Here Click ‘Add New’ link.

Add New Wishlist Plugins

Add New Wishlist Plugins

Click ‘Upload’ to upload Wishlist Member in to the WordPress admin.

Then click ‘Choose File’. Now from your ‘Downloads’ folder, find the zip file, highlight/click the zip file and then click open.

Select ‘Open’ to select the zip file for upload. This will take you to the ‘Install Plugin’ screen.

Click ‘Install Now’.

Upload and Install Now Wishlist

Upload and Install Now Wishlist

You should see a message about installing and unpacking the plugin. Once that’s done, click ‘Activate Plugin’.

Activate Wishlist Member Plugin

Activate Wishlist Member Plugin

This now adds ‘Wishlist Member’ to your list of ‘Plugins’ on the WordPress admin Dashboard.

Activate Wishlist Member Plugin

From the left sidebar of the WordPress admin dashboard, look for ‘WL Plugins’. Click the ‘Wishlist Member’ option link.

Wishlist Member Plugin Options

Wishlist Member Plugin Options

This takes you to the ‘Wishlist Products Key’ and Product Email screen with two empty fields.

Wishlist Member Product Key

Wishlist Member Product Key

On this screen, enter your Wishlist Products key and e-mail address from the ‘Welcome’ e-mail that you have already received to activate your Wishlist Member license.

You can simply copy and paste your original registration/purchase e-mail’s information into the two text boxes. Make sure to not copy any extra ‘invisible spaces’.

When completed, click the ‘Save Wishlist Products Key’ button below the two fields, and your license information will be saved.

Congratulations! The Wishlist Member plugin is now installed and activated. At this point, you will be returned to the Wishlist Member Dashboard.

Conclusions

This article guides you to install Wishlist Member Plugin in the WordPress admin Dashboard. Now Wishlist Member plugin is ready to create membership website to express your value with WordPress content management system. Share your experience in comments section.

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