How to Install WP Job Manager – Turn Your Website into a Job Board

Posted OnJan 7, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

Plugin Version: 1.16.1

The first step of the guide to the WP Job Manager plugin will show you how to install the plugin for your website.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Installing the Plugin

Step 2) On the Dashboard of your website, scroll down the left-hand sidebar and click on Plugins.


Step 3) From the Installed Plugins page, click on Add New at the top of the page. Alternatively, click on Add New from the dropdown menu under Plugins on the sidebar.


Step 4) On the Add Plugins page, type in the name of your plugin in the search box on the right hand side, at the top of the page.


Step 5) From the Search Results page, scroll down to your chosen plugin and click the button marked Install Now. If you would like to learn more about your plugin, click the blue link marked More Details.


Activating the Plugin

Step 6) The plugin is now installed and unpacked into your website. The last thing to do now is click the Activate Plugin hyperlink.


Step 7) Once activated, you will be redirected to the WP Job Manager Set-up page. From here, click on the blue button marked Continue to page setup or skip the setup process altogether by hitting the button next to it.


Step 8) WP Job Manager generates shortcodes for different features that you can embed into your posts and pages. Tick the boxes for these features if you want to use them, and then click the blue button marked Create Selected Pages.


Step 9) Once completed, use the links marked below to go use the features available on the plugin.


The next step of the guide will focus on How to Configure Job Listings and Submission Settings in WP Job Manager.


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