Apr 23

Installing & Activating AffiliateWP MLM

Installing & Activating AffiliateWP MLM

Installing AffiliateWP

This plugin requires AffiliateWP to be installed and activated in order function. Follow the installation instructions provided in the Getting Started section of the AffiliateWP documentation.


WordPress Installation

Installing AffiliateWP MLM

When you purchased AffiliateWP MLM you were given a download link in your purchase confirmation email. You can also find it in the Downloads tab of your account, if you are logged in. Download AffiliateWP MLM by clicking on one of these 2 links. You will be given a .zip file which you will upload to WordPress in one of two ways.

From the WordPress admin

  1. In your WordPress admin, go to PluginsAdd New
  2. Click Upload Plugin
  3. Click Browse and select the zip file that you downloaded when you purchased AffiliateWP
  4. Click Install Now
  5. If successful, click Activate Plugin to activate it, or Return to Plugin Installer for further actions.

Using FTP (File Transfer Protocol)

  1. Extract the .zip file you received when you purchased AffiliateWP. This is usually done by right-clicking on the .zip file and selecting Extract or something similar
  2. Log in to your site via FTP and navigate to the wp-content/plugins folder
  3. Upload the extracted folder from step 1 into the plugins folder
  4. In your WordPress admin, go to Plugins
  5. Find AffiliateWP and click Activate


WordPress MultiSite Installation

Installing AffiliateWP MLM

Follow the MultiSite Installation Instructions for AffiliateWP. Once AffiliateWP is installed and activated Network Wide, go ahead and install AffiliateWP MLM via WordPress Admin or FTP.


Activating AffiliateWP MLM

Navigate to My Sites → Network Admin → Plugins and click Network Activate under the AffiliateWP MLM plugin name. AffiliateWP MLM will now be network activated, and will appear in each sub-site’s WP admin area.

Activating Your AffiliateWP MLM License

The first order of business is to activate your AffiliateWP MLM license. Your license key grants you access to Automatic Upgrades and Support, so it’s important that you activate your license key right away. You can find your license key on the Licenses tab of your account, and you will also see it listed in your purchase confirmation email, along with your download link.

To activate your AffiliateWP MLM License Key, Navigate to Settings → AffiliateWP MLM Activation, enter your License Key, enter your License Email (The email address used for your account) and press the Save Changes button.


Once activated, you should see the API  Key Status change to “Active”.


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