Theme update

Automatic update

Install and activate the Envato Market plugin

  1. Download the Envato Market plugin from here. The plugin is available via Github and is completely free. All you need to do is to go to the Envato Market Github page and click on the Download .zip button.
  2. To install the plugin navigate to Plugins > Add New and click on the Upload Plugin button at the top of the page.
  3. Now that the plugin is installed and active you should see a new Envato Market menu item in your WordPress dashboard.

Envato Market Plugin Setup

You will need to sync the Envato Market plugin with your Envato account to have access to all of your marketplace purchases as well as item updates.

  1. IMPORTANT: You must be logged into the ThemeForest account that was used to purchase the Ekko theme.
  2. Navigate to Envato Market menu item seen in your WordPress dashboard menu list.
  3. Click on the Generate A Personal Token link provided to be directed to the Token Creation page.
  4. Enter a name in the “Token Name” field. For example: Ekko.
  5. Under the “Permissions Needed” section, make sure the following checkboxes are checked:
    • View Your Envato Account Username
    • Download Your Purchased Items
    • List Purchases You’ve Made
    • Verify Purchases You’ve Made
  6. Check the “Terms and Conditions” checkbox, then click “Create Token”. You’ll now see the “Success!” page with your Personal Token displayed.
  7. Copy your token code (this is very important since Envato doesn’t store a copy of the token for you), check to confirm that you’ve copied it and click the white button that you got it.
  8. Go back to your WordPress installation and paste in your Envato API token then click save.
  9. Once your token is saved and validated your page will refresh to show your Envato Market landing page with added tabs for your items.

Manual update

Using Easy Theme Update plugin

  1. Download the latest version of the theme from ThemeForest
  2. Install and activate this plugin: Easy Theme Upgrades
  3. Navigate to Appearance > Themes > Add New and then click Upload theme
  4. Upload the ekko.zip file from your computer and click Install Now.

Manual update via FTP

  1. Download the latest version of the theme from ThemeForest
  2. Log into your hosting account via your FTP software client (FileZilla, WinSCP, Transmit or your preferred FTP client).
  3. Remove the wp-content/themes/ekko folder via FTP and re-upload it as shown here.
  4. When the theme is updated, update the required plugins if you see the Require Update notice next some plugins name.

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