Installation & Updates

abcFolio WordPress Plugins and Plugin Extensions Install – Update – Delete

Instructions published in this section are related to Staff List Pro plugin. You can use them for our other plugins and plugin extensions with the main difference being the plugin name.

Installation – Premium Plugins

  1. Login to your WordPress dashboard.
  2. Go to Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin.
  3. Browse for the zip file that you have downloaded.
  4. Click Install Now.
  5. Activate the plugin.
Staff Search and Staff List CSV are plugin extensions. They require Staff List Pro plugin to be installed.

Upgrade From a Free Version

  1. Login to your WordPress dashboard.
  2. Go to Plugins > Installed Plugins > Staff List.
  3. Deactivate free plugin Staff List.
  4. Click Add New > Upload Plugin.
  5. Browse for a file Staff List Pro.
  6. Click Install Now.
  7. Activate the plugin.
  8. Delete the free version of Staff List.

Installation on Multisites

  1. Install plugin from Network Admin Dashboard as usual for a multisite.
  2. Do not Network Activate the plugin.
  3. Go to Dashboard of individual sites and enable the plugin there.

License Key

You can update our premium plugins directly from WordPress admin. To activate this option enter and save your License Key.


Updating Staff List plugins

Like other WordPress plugins, Staff List can be updated form either Dashboard > Updates or Plugins menus.

Automatic update is unavailable for this plugin.

Automated updates require a license key.
Even when you enter and save a valid key, it may take WordPress up to 24 hours to contact our licensing server. You can choose to wait or use Check for updates option to instantaneously validate your license.

Auto update issues.

So far, all issues regarding auto updates have been traced to:
  1. Invalid license key.
  2. Empty license key field.

Updating Staff List plugins on a multisite.

Plugins can be updated only from network admin dashboard:
Network Admin > Dashboard > Plugins
Network Admin > Dashboard > Updates

Deleting Staff List plugins.

Deleting the plugin won’t delete plugin’s data!
To remove both data and plugin, follow the steps below:
  1. Delete Staff List shortcode from all pages.
  2. Delete Staff Member records.
  3. Delete Staff Templates.
  4. Deactivate the plugin.
  5. Delete the plugin.
Deleting Staff List CSV also deletes saved field mappings.
If you need to delete and reinstall the plugin and keep all the options intact, you have to update the plugin manually via FTP.
Field mappings and other saved settings are not affected when you use automated updates.