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Installing LiveCanvas

Basics

Installing LiveCanvas

You've just installed WordPress and you want to experience LiveCanvas at it's best.
Here's the recommended path to get up and running in a minute.

Installing the theme

We strongly recommend to use the picostrap5 starter theme for new sites.

You can download here the latest version of the Picostrap theme, and optionally it’s child theme too.

Install the theme like a standard WordPress theme.

Here below the required steps if you're not familiar with WordPress.

Inside your WordPress administration panel, go to Appearance > Themes

Click  the Add New button on page top, then click Upload Theme

Select the .zip file you've just downloaded, and click Install Now.

When it's done, click the activate link to activate the Theme.

Installing the LiveCanvas plugin

Download the LiveCanvas plugin; get the latest .zip archive from the Members area

Install the plugin like any standard WordPress plugin.

Here below the required steps if you're not familiar with WordPress.

Inside your WordPress administration panel, go to Plugins > Add New

Click  the Upload Plugin button on page top.

Select the livecanvas.zip file you've just downloaded, and click Install Now.

WordPress will now install the plugin in a few seconds. When it's done, click the Activate Plugin button.

Activating the license

Plugin updates are important to enjoy new features, maximum stability and security.

To enable automatic plugin updates, a valid license code is needed. Get it from the members area, copy it to your clipboard, and insert into the LiveCanvas > License screen in the WordPress backend.