Updating

Updating Widgetkit is pretty straightforward. You can use the easy 1-Click Updates from the backend of your website or do a manual update.

Important Use this guide to update your versions of Widgetkit 2.x.x to 2.y.y. If you are looking to move from Widgetkit 1 to 2, make sure to read the Migration documentation instead.


1-Click Updates

Widgetkit 2 comes with 1-Click Updates. You'll get notified by WordPress or Joomla and offered the possibility to update with just one click. In order to authenticate yourself while requesting the download without compromising your credentials, we are providing an API Key, which you will find in the Websites tab of your account.

API Key

WordPress

To set the API Key in Wordpress, go to Settings and click on Widgetkit in the sub menu.

Enter API Key

Joomla

To set the API Key in Joomla, open the Joomla plugin manager. Then go to the Installer - YOOtheme plugin and paste the API key into the API Key field.

Enter API Key


Manual Update

Update Widgetkit manually for both WordPress and Joomla.

WordPress

  1. Download the latest Widgetkit 2 version and unpack all files to a directory called widgetkit on your PC.
  2. Using FTP, upload this directory to the /wp-content/plugins directory of your WordPress installation on your server and replace all files in the existing widgetkit directory.

Joomla

Just download the latest Widgetkit release and update the Widgetkit component using the Joomla Extension Installer. The installation is described in our Install Widgetkit 2 guide.

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