How to Install and Activate the Visual Composer Page Builder Plugin

Posted OnJun 14, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

Plugin Version: 4.5.2

In this section of the guide to the Visual Composer Page Builder plugin we will show you how to install and activate this plugin.

Installing the Plugin

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) Navigate to the installation instructions you require:

You DO NOT HAVE the Visual Composer zip file

Step 3) Navigate to Envato Market -> Visual Composer.

Step 4) Click the Live Preview button if you want to see this plugin in action prior to purchase.

Step 5) Click the Buy Now button and proceed through the checkout process.

If you do not have an Envato Account, you will be prompted to create one before you can move forward with the purchase process.


Step 6) Once your purchase has been processed, check your emails and you should see an email that contains a link to download the Visual Composer zip file.

Step 7) Save the file to your local computer.

You will need this zip file prior to proceeding to the next step.

You HAVE the Visual Composer zip file

Step 8) From the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard, navigate to Plugins -> Add New.

Step 9) Click the Upload Plugin hyperlink.


Step 10) Click the Browse button to locate and select the zip file saved earlier.

Step 11) Click the Install Now button to begin the installation process.


Activating the Plugin

Step 12) Click the Activate Plugin hyperlink.


A new menu item, Visual Composer, has been added to the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard.


If you navigate to Plugins -> Installed Plugins, you will notice that Visual Composer has also been added to the plugin list.


The next step of the guide will focus on How to Get Started with Visual Composer.


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