How to Upgrade from WPIcons Lite to a Paid License
Are you ready to upgrade from WPIcons Lite to the paid version of WPIcons? Upgrading to the paid WPIcons plugin will give you access to even more features and powerful third-party icon providers, priority support and updates.
In this article, we’ll show you how to upgrade from our free version to one of our paid licenses.
1. How to Purchase a WPIcons Pro License
2. How to Install the Paid WPIcons Pro Plugin
How to Purchase WPIcons Pro
To get started, you’ll want to head to our Pricing page. This page will display all features available with each license level so that you can determine which license is the best fit.
When you’ve determined which license has the features you’d like, you can click the PURCHASE button to begin the checkout process.
You’ll be redirected to the checkout page, with the product and license tier you have selected added to your cart.
The last step is to enter your payment details and create a WPIcons account. Your account will provide access to the paid plugin downloads, so you’ll want to remember the account you’ve created so you can access your account at a later date.
When all of the fields are complete, click the Purchase button to complete the order.
You will receive an email receipt of your purchase, delivered to the email address you used to create your WPIcons account.
How to Download WPIcons Pro
To download the paid version of WPIcons, you’ll first need to log into your WPIcons Account. This will require the login credentials you created during the checkout process.
Once you’ve logged in, click on the Downloads link at the top of the Account page. From this page, you’ll see a list of all files that you can download. To download WPIcons Pro, click the link in the Files column.
How to Install WPIcons Pro
When you’ve downloaded a copy of WPIcons Pro to your local hard drive, you’ll want to login to your WordPress website dashboard. Once logged in you should be on the dashboard screen, which looks similar to the following:
From the dashboard, in the left-hand sidebar navigate to Plugins ⇨ Add New.
When on the Add Plugins page, at the top of the page, click on Upload Plugin to reveal a file upload field.
Click on “Choose File” to bring up the file browser. Navigate the file browser and locate and select the .zip archive downloaded in the previous step.
After selecting the file from your local hard drive, click the “Install Now” button.
During the installation process, the zip archive will be unpackaged and installed on your website. When the installation is successful you’ll want to click the blue “Activate Plugin” button.
When the plugin successfully activates you’ll be redirected to the WPIcons Welcome Page where you can About WPIcons, read our Getting Started guide or read the Changelog for information about what’s changed between versions.