Upon purchasing our Pro version of Password Protect WordPress (PPWP), you will receive an email from SendOwl – our payment gateway partner, where you can find:
- An URL to download a ZIP file of PPWP Pro version
- A license that you have purchased (either 3-site, 10-site or 15-site license)
Once you have downloaded the plugin, please follow the steps below to install it:
Step 1: From the WordPress Dashboard, navigate to Plugins > Add New
Step 2: Click Upload Plugin, which towards the top of the screen
Step 3: Depending on your web browser, click Browse, Upload or Choose File and then select the plugin ZIP file you have downloaded from our email.
Step 4: Click Install Now.
Step 5: Once installed, click Activate Plugin.
Please note that if you upgrade PPWP Pro from Free version, please deactivate it before you install this Pro version to avoid conflict in the future.
Since PPWP Pro version 1.1.0, users are required to install our Free version for our Pro plugin to work properly. This installation process will be done automatically for you. In case the automated installation fails, you can install our Free version manually as per this instruction.
- Navigate to Plugins > Add New
- Search for “WordPress Password Protect Page Plugin”
- Click the “Install Now” button
Please do NOT delete the Free version 18.104.22.168 and below when our Pro is activated. Otherwise, you’ll lose all your current settings data including your license key.