WordPress Step 1: Download and Install our WordPress Plugin

Updated 1 year ago by Mike Penhall

Our WordPress plugin is an easy way to get AE Connect up and running on your WordPress site. Here's how to download and install the plugin.

Choose whether you want to do a Manual Installation or an Auto Installation:

Auto Installation (WP Plugin Repository)

AE Connect is available in the WordPress plugin repository. To add AE Connect to your WordPress site, follow these steps:

  1. Click "Download" 
  2. Go to your WordPress site
  3. Click on the "Plugins" tab
  4. Click the "Add New" button
  5. In the search bar, type "AE Connect"
  6. Click "Install Now" in the top right corner of the AE Connect result
  7. Go to the Plug-ins sub tab: "Installed Plugins"
  8. Find AE Connect and click the "Activate" button

Manual Installation (github download)

AE Connect for WordPress is available at https://github.com/AppreciationEngine/ae-connect-wordpress. Follow these steps:

  1. Click the green button "Clone or download"
  2. Click "Download ZIP" 
  3. Go to your WordPress site
  4. Click on the "Plugins" tab
  5. Click the "Add New" button
  6. Click the "Upload Plugin" button
  7. Click "Choose File"
    • Find the ae-connect-wordpress-master.zip on your computer and upload it
  8. Go to the Plugins sub tab: "Installed Plugins"
  9. Find AE Connect and click the "Activate" button

If you've done everything correctly, the AE Connect tab should appear in the left hand sidebar.

Next Step -> Set up your WordPress plugin

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