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Install Visual Composer

To get started using Visual Composer Website Builder, you need to install the plugin first. There are 2 ways of installing Visual Composer, automatic installation and manual installation.

Install Visual Composer automatically

To automatically install the Visual Composer plugin to your website, follow these steps:

  1. Go to visualcomposer.com/get-started
  2. Enter your email address and click “Get Started”
  3. For installation, choose and click the “Free version”
    Installing VIsual Composer automatic
  4. Enter your site URL and click on “Check Your Website”
    Check your website for auto install
  5. Click on “Click to Finish Installation”
    Finishing Auto Install of Visual Composer
  6. You will be redirected to your WordPress admin panel and the plugin will be installed on your website.

Install Visual Composer manually

If you prefer to install the Visual Composer plugin manually, you need to download the plugin first by following these steps:

  1. Go to visualcomposer.com/get-started
  2. Enter your email address and click “Get Started”
  3. For installation, choose and click the “Free version”
  4. Choose manual installation and click “Download visualcomposer.zip”
    Download plugin manually

After you download the plugin, you need to upload it to your website by following these steps:

  1. Open your WordPress Admin panel and navigate to Plugins
  2. Select 'Add New' (left side corner)
    Click add new plugin to install new plugin
  3. Select 'Upload Plugin' (upper left corner)
  4. Choose the visualcomposer.zip that you have downloaded before and click 'Install Now'
    Install new plugin Visual Composer
  5. WordPress will install the plugin automatically
  6. Click 'Activate Plugin' to finish the installation
    Activate the Visual Composer plugin

Install Visual Composer from WordPress dashboard

You can also install Visual Composer directly from your WordPress admin dashboard. To do it, follow these steps:

  1. Log into your WordPress Admin panel;
  2. Go to the Plugins section;
  3. Click on “Add New” at the top;
  4. Type “Visual Composer” in the search bar;
  5. Locate “Visual Composer Website Builder” and click on “Install Now”;
    Install the Visual Composer manually
  6. Click on “Activate” to finish the installation.

Now you have installed Visual Composer on your website and get access to the Visual Composer Hub - an online library of content elements, templates, and extensions.

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