Installing Plugins and Add-ons
In this article, we explain about different methods of installing bundled/3rd party plugins and add-ons.
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- Check the Release notes page.
- Install the plugins in a test/staging environment to test plugins with your theme.
- Backup your website.
- Deactivate caching plugins temporarily.
- Check online if there are known plugin conflicts for that particular plugin.
Jupiter theme requires several important plugins. At the moment, installation of two of them are required. The rest of them are optional and you may install them based on your website requirements.
|WPBakery Page Builder (Modified Version)||A drag and drop page builder||Required
|Artbees Themes Captcha||A captcha plugin to keep spam away||Required
|Layer Slider||A multi-purpose premium slider plugin||Recommended
|Slider Revolution||An innovative premium slider plugin||Recommended
|Master Slider||A powerful premium slider plugin||Recommended
There are three methods for installing the plugins.
Jupiter Automatic Installation (V 5.7+)
Jupiter version 5.7 introduced a new feature for plugin management. This new feature allows you to easily install, update, activate or remove plugins from your Jupiter control panel. This method is recommended as it takes less than a minute to install a plugin.
As an example, we will install WPBakery Page Builder, a required plugin for Jupiter which comes bundled with the theme.
WordPress Automatic Installation
This method is recommended and should be used if you are using Jupiter version 5.6 or older. As an example, we will install and activate WPBakery Page Builder, a required plugin for Jupiter which comes bundled with the theme.
If you have a plugin in a .zip format you may upload it manually and then install it.
3rd Party Plugins Installation
It is highly recommended use a test/staging environment to test 3rd party plugins with your customizations and see how your website is affected, before installing the plugin on your live website.
Add-ons are exclusive free extensions only for Jupiter theme which bring more functionality and customizations.