Installing GravityView

This article will walk you through how to install the GravityView plugin.

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1. Download the Latest Version of GravityView

Go to the GravityView website, hover over "Account" in the top right and click "Log in". After logging in, click on the "Downloads" tab.  

The different tabs on the GravityView Account page with the Download tab highlighted

Then, scroll down and click the "Download Extension" button to download the latest version of GravityView.

The Download Extension button next to the GravityView Core plugin


2. Install GravityView on Your WordPress Website

Log in to your WordPress admin backend and click on "Plugins" in the left-hand menu. Next, click "Add New".
The Add New button on the WordPress Plugins page

Now click "Upload Plugin".

The Upload Plugin button on the WordPress Plugins page

Click "Choose File".

The Choose File button on the WordPress Plugins page

Now select the GravityView plugin file that you downloaded in the previous step.

Selecting the GravityView plugin ZIP file from a local folder

Finally, click "Install Now".

The Install Now button on the GravityView Plugin page

After the plugin has finished installing, activate it by clicking "Activate Plugin".

The Activate Plugin button

You will now see the GravityView "Getting Started" screen with information on how to configure your first View.

The GravityView Getting Started page inside WordPress Before you start creating new Views, you should first activate your license.

3. Activate Your GravityView License

After activating the GravityView plugin, hover over "Views" and click "Settings".

The GravityView menu inside the WordPress admin panel

Go back to your Account page on GravityView.co, copy your license key, and paste it into the License Key box.

The License Key input in GravityView's Settings page

After entering your key, press the button that says "Activate License".

Screenshot of the License Key input field containing a license key

After activating your license, you should see a notice saying that the license key is valid and active along with your account details below. If not, contact our support team.The GravityView Settings page showing the License information

After activating your license, click the "Save Settings" button.
The Save Settings button

Now that your license is active, you can enjoy automatic updates!

If you ever have questions about the plugin, you can click on the blue circle with a question mark in the middle at the bottom of each GravityView page (we call that the "Support Port").

From there you can also search our how-to articles and send support requests - all without leaving your website.

A blue circle with a question mark inside
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