Updating Plugins

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After updating The Ken theme to the latest version, the next important step is updating the Visual Composer plugin because it needs to be the latest version to be completely compatible with the theme.

In this article, we’ll explain how to update the Visual Composer plugin within The Ken theme.

In this article


Before the Update

  • 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.

Updating the Plugin

To update the Visual Composer:

1
From the WordPress left menu, go to Plugins.

2
Click on the Deactivate button below Visual Composer then click on Delete.
3
From the WordPress left menu, go to Appearance > Install Plugins.

4
Click on the Install button below Visual Composer.

Update Visual Composer Install

5
After the successful installation, from the WordPress left menu, go to Plugins > Installed Plugins.

6
Click on the Activate button below Visual Composer.

Now you will have the latest version of the Visual Composer plugin included in The Ken theme.

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