I am going to explain how you can automatically update your themeforest themes. Also this article explains how you can automatically update codecanyon plugins.
Mostly themes and plugins include their auto update features with them. But for most of Themeforest themes authors do not include auto update features with theme. That create problem for buyers cause every buyer don’t know how to update theme via FTP.
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Let’s install Envato Market WordPress Plugin and get auto updates
Just go to Envato Market WordPress Plugin and download this plugin in your local directory.
This plugin will help you receive updates to your premium Themes & Plugins purchased through Envato Market (ThemeForest & CodeCanyon). Once plugin is active there is just one more step to attach the API.
First install and activate plugin let’s follow steps. View more ways to install WordPress plugin.
- Download plugin from envato market plugin page
- Now go to your website’s wp-admin/ and login to reach dashboard
- Click on plugins on sidebar where you can find Add new option click Add new
- Click “Upload Plugin” at the top
- Upload the envato-market.zip file
- Once installed, click “Activate Plugin”
- Visit the new “Envato Market” menu item
The Settings Page for Envato Market WordPress Plugin:
After activating the plugin you will start seeing Envato Market on WordPress menu sidebar. Click on that so you can configure plugin.
Before plugin start showing your purchased themeforest themes and codecanyon plugins you need to get envato API. To get Envato API so you can connect Envato Market Plugin with envato marketplace. Follow the following steps.
Please follow the steps below:
- Generate an Envato API Personal Token by clicking this link.
- Name the token eg “My WordPress site”.
- Ensure the following permissions are enabled:
- View and search Envato sites
- Download your purchased items
- List purchases you’ve made
- Copy the token into the box below.
- Click the “Save Changes” button.
- A list of purchased Themes & Plugins from Envato Market will appear.
Below envato API connection on this page you have to enter your API token which you can generate by clicking link below same section in plugin page. Once you generate plugin token and save it. Now you are ready to automatically update your WordPress themes from themeforest. Also you can update WordPress plugins automatically from codecanyon after activating token.
Themeforest Theme Auto Updates
After installing Envato market WordPress plugin. You will now see two new tabs in Envato Market menu on sidebar. Themes and plugins where you can find all premium plugins and themes you bought.
You can either install themeforest themes automatically here. You can also WordPress themes automatically here. Just click on update if that’s saying there is update available. Or click activate or install if not installed that’s it.
Codecanyon Plugins Auto Updates
So after successfully installing Envato Market WordPress plugin. And activating its API token by its setting page which described above. Now you can just click on Envato market option on left side. And then navigate to Plugins tab where you can update or install plugins you have bought from codecanyon automatically.
In this article we described how you can automatically update WordPress themes. You bought from themeforest by help of Envato Market WordPress plugin. This article further explains how you can install the plugins and update them automatically.
Please never update customized theme this way otherwise you will mess up your website. If you want to customize your website always use child theme.
Furthermore there is another tab help in Envato Market plugin. The plugin Help Tab includes common problems and instructions on what to do if something doesn’t work correctly within the plugin.
Important: Don’t Install Envato WordPress Toolkit
Yes Please don’t install Envato WordPress toolkit plugin to update your WordPress themes and WordPress plugins. From codecanyon and themeforest. The reason is envato is closing their old API which they announced in 2015 they will close. So new plugin Envato Market will work instead of Envato Toolkit for you.
Message from envato official website.
The new Envato Market plugin replaces the old Envato Toolkit plugin. The Envato Toolkit plugin will no longer work as the old API is closing down.
If you are still using the Envato Toolkit plugin please:
- Delete the Envato Toolkit plugin from your WordPress website.
- Install the new Envato Market plugin.
If you are already using Envato toolkit WordPress plugin follow these steps to delete that plugin.
How to delete Toolkit?
Here are the steps to follow to delete the old Envato Toolkit plugin:
- Contact your hosting provider and ensure you have a backup of your website.
- Login to your WordPress Dashboard
- Go to the Plugins menu
- Find the “Envato WordPress Toolkit” plugin and choose the “Deactivate” option.
- Find the “Envato WordPress Toolkit” plugin again and choose the “Delete” option.
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