Knowledge Base installation

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This article describes how to install MinervaKB plugin. Installing knowledge base is very easy and should not take more than a minute. We assume you already have a working WordPress installation and a user with admin privileges.

Tip 1: This guide is written for audience without much WordPress experience, so if you’re familiar with WP dashboard feel free to skip the obvious parts.

Plugin upload

First of all, login to your WordPress dashboard. In the left menu select PluginsAdd New.

Knowledge base installation in dashboard
Knowledge base installation in dashboard

On the opened Add Plugins page select Upload Plugin in the top left corner of the screen.

Knowledge base upload plugin
Knowledge base upload plugin

After that plugin upload form should appear with Choose File and Install Now buttons. Press Choose File and select the zip file you received from Envato via opened file select dialog. Next, hit Install Now to start the upload and installation.

Plugin upload form
Plugin upload form

Activation

Next, after the installation process completes, press Activate Plugin button.

Plugin installation progress
Plugin installation progress

After the activation you will be redirected to Plugins page. Notice the message at the top of the screen, saying you should setup the knowledge base home page. If you wish to use built-in automatic updates you may also register your copy via MinervaKB – SettingsRegistration/ Updates.

After activation you’ll receive notification about plugin updates in WordPress Plugins page.

Next steps

After activating the plugin you may start adding content and setting up home page. Please refer to the following articles for details:

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