How to Install the Nelio Forms Plugin

In this step-by-step guide, we’ll walk you through how to install and activate the Nelio Forms plugin.

Installing Nelio Forms on Your Site

The easiest way of installing a WordPress plugin is to use the plugin search. Since Nelio Forms is in the WordPress plugin directory, you can do so.

First thing you need to visit the Plugins » Add New page inside your WordPress admin area.

Page to search for plugins in WordPress.
Page to search for plugins in WordPress.

You will see a screen like the one in the screenshot above. Find the plugin by typing the plugin name, Nelio Forms. After that, you will see the plugin in the results. Since in our search, we were looking for Nelio Forms, we’ll click the ‘Install Now’ button next to it.

WordPress will now download and install the plugin for you. After this, you’ll notice the ‘Install Now’ button will change into the ‘Activate’ button.

A WordPress plugin can be installed on your site, but it will not work unless you activate it. So go ahead and click on the activate button to start using that plugin on your WordPress site.

That’s all, you have successfully installed Nelio Forms.

Downloading the Nelio Forms Premium Plugin

After you’ve purchased a license, the next step is to install Nelio Forms Premium so you can start benefiting from the extra features it includes. To do so, you need to download the zip file of Nelio Forms Premium.

The download link appears next to the license you purchased, in the mail you received after the purchase:

Email you get with the link to the zip file and your license key.
Email that you after purchasing a premium plugin, including the link to the zip file and your license key.

Installing Nelio Forms Premium on Your Site

Once you’ve downloaded your zip file, go ahead and navigate to the site where you’d like to install Nelio Forms. Then, inside the admin dashboard, go to Plugins » Add New and click the ‘Upload Plugin’ button.

Upload plugin to WordPress.
Upload plugin to WordPress.

From here, you’ll see the option to upload the plugin. Click on the Choose File button and select the Nelio Forms Premium zip file you just downloaded.

After your file is uploaded, click on the Install Now button.

This will begin the installation process for you. Once the plugin is installed, click on the Activate Plugin button to activate Nelio Forms Premium on your site.

After activating the plugin, be sure to verify your Nelio Forms Premium license key to receive automatic updates and plugin support. Go to Nelio Forms » Updates and add your license key in the License Information panel you will find there.

Panel to include the license key of a Nelio Premium plugin.
Panel to include the license key of a Nelio Premium plugin.

That’s it! You can now begin using the Nelio Forms Premium plugin on your WordPress site.

Note that you will need to have both plugins active, Nelio Forms and Nelio Forms Premium, to benefit from the premium features.