Installing Standalone Plugins

This article will explain how to install standalone plugins purchased without a GravityView Core or All Access license.

1. Download the plugin

First, go to the GravityView "Account" page. After entering your login details, you'll be taken to your account page where you'll see multiple tabs at the top. Click on the "Downloads" tab.

The Downloads tab on the GravityView account pageNext, scroll down to the plugin you want to install (for example, Import Entries) and click "Download Plugin" to download the latest version of the plugin as a ZIP file to your computer.

the Download Plugin button for Import Entries on the GravityView Account page

After downloading the plugin, save it somewhere where you'll remember.

2. Install the Plugin on Your Website

Log in to your WordPress website and click on "Plugins" in the left-hand menu. Next, click "Add New" and then "Upload Plugin". Now click on "Choose File" and select the plugin file that you downloaded in step 1.

The Choose File button for uploading plugins to WordPressFinally, click "Install Now". After the plugin has finished installing, click "Activate Plugin".

The last step is to activate your license key so that you can enjoy plugin updates and support.

3. Activate Your License Key

To get your license key, go back to your GravityView account page and copy your license key. Next, hover over "Forms" in your WordPress menu and click on "Settings". 

The Settings link underneath Forms in the WordPress admin menu

Now, click on the plugin tab on the left (in this example, "Import Entries") and input your license key. Finally, click "Activate License".

The Import Entries license key box in the Gravity Forms Settings

You should now see a message saying that your license key has been successfully validated. If not, contact our support team.

A success message saying that the license key has been successfully validated

That's it. You may now enjoy plugin updates and support.

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