If you are a BoldGrid user using a VPS or Dedicated server, then you may need to go through the process of obtaining your BoldGrid Connect Key. Business level accounts using BoldGrid will generally have the key already added to their accounts when BoldGrid is installed for them. The Connect Key is available by logging into your Account Management Panel (AMP). The following tutorial will walk you through finding and using your Connect Key in order to activate your BoldGrid plugin.
How to Install the BoldGrid Plugin and use the BoldGrid Connect Key
NOTE: Make sure you have a copy of the Connect Key, you can view your Connect Key from your Account Management Panel (AMP).
- Login to the Dashboard.
Click on Plugins in the menu at left.
Click on Add New Plugins.
- If you have not already downloaded the plugin, then go to this URL for the latest version of the BoldGrid plugin. Make sure you save the file in a location that you can recall and access for installation in the steps below. You do NOT need to unzip this file.
Click on Upload Plugin.
Click on Choose file in order to choose the BoldGrid plugin file that you downloaded earlier. This will upload the ZIP file to WordPress for installation.
Click on Install now to run the installation.
Click on ACTIVATE in order to activate the plugin.
When the plugin activates, you will see a field at the top of the page appear that gives you instructions on using the Connect key. Click on the field, paste in the key, then click on Submit. This will complete the BoldGrid installation.
For more official BoldGrid documentation, please visit BoldGrid.com