How to Easily Install Nelio A/B Testing

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To start working with Nelio A/B Testing, you must first install the Nelio A/B Testing plugin in your WordPress site. Basically, you just have to follow the regular steps for installing any other plugin.

In this short video, we show how easy to install Nelio A/B Testing is. No technical knowledge is required.

1. Log in into Your WordPress Dashboard

The first step is just to log in into your WordPress Dashboard with your admin username and password.

WordPress LogIn Screenshot

Then, go to “Plugins” and click on “Add New”.

2. Search Nelio plugins

In the Search Plugins box, type ‘Nelio’ and press Enter. This will return a list with all Nelio’s plugins, including Nelio A/B Testing.

Add Nelio Plugins Screenshot
Add Nelio Plugins Screenshot

…and click on “Install Now” to download and install Nelio A/B Testing.

3. Activate Plugin

After a few seconds the process is completed. Then, click on “Activate Plugin” to activate it.

Activate Nelio AB Testing Screenshot

4. Welcome to Nelio A/B Testing

After the plugin has been successfully activated, you’ll see the Welcome Screen of Nelio A/B Testing. This screen summarizes new functionalities and the main changes included in the latest version.

Welcome Nelio A/B Testing Screenshot
Welcome Nelio A/B Testing Screenshot

5. Start using Nelio A/B Testing

To start using Nelio, just visit the Dashboard. You can configure your Nelio Account or Start a Free Trial.

Start using Nelio A/B Testing Screenshot
Start using Nelio A/B Testing Screenshot

To start playing with Nelio A/B Testing, if you subscribed to our service, select the “Use Nelio Account” option and use the credentials we sent you by e-mail for logging in.

If you’ve not yet subscribed, select “Start Free Trial” option.

6. Extend your PageViews number

Nelio offers a limited number of PageViews to track during the free trial period. That is more than you need to start your first experiment and get some results.

However, you can easily extend that number by completing some actions, like confirming your e-mail, explaining the goals of your site, or tweeting about us.

Nelio A/B Testing Dashboard to extend the number of PageViews of your free trial
Nelio A/B Testing Dashboard to extend the number of PageViews Screenshot

7. Create your first A/B Test

Finally, let’s take a quick look at the new menu Nelio added in your Dashboard.

The most important option right now is “Add Experiment”, which will let you create your first experiment. Just click on it and you’ll see all the available experiments you can create.

Experiment Selection Screenshot
Nelio A/B Testing Experiment Selection Screenshot

But we’ll explore the different experiments in the following posts. Stay tuned for further videos!

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Antonio obtained his PhD in Computer Science at UPC. He has several publications in the field of data mining and information retrieval applied to conceptual modeling and health informatics. He specialized in the design, development, and integration of web services and cloud applications. He's an active contributor to the WordPress community and participates in meetups, seminars and WordCamps.

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