Installing Scarcity Samurai using an FTP Manager

Installing Scarcity Samurai using an FTP Manager

Here are the steps for uploading your Scarcity Samurai plugin via FTP. Generally, most FTP client work in a similar fashion.

For this example we will use FileZilla:

Step 1. Firs thing is to open your FTP program and connect to your site.

Instructions on how to do this can be found here. You need to have access to your WordPress installation directory. This is generally found in the 'public_html' directory of your hosting site.

You will also need to have downloaded and unzipped the Scarcity Samurai file from your unique download page ready to go.

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Step 2.  After connecting, view your public_html directory and click on the 'wp_content' directory

 

 

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Step 3. Then click on the 'plugins' directory

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Step 4. On the left had side of the screen in FileZilla locate the Scarcity Samurai folder that was extracted from the zip file in Step 1. Drag this folder across to your FTP server (it should be showing the contents of the 'plugins' folder from Step 3)

The copy process may take some time.

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Step 5. You should now have a folder titled 'scarcitysamurai' in the plugins directory of your WordPress installation.

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 Step 6. Login to the admin section of your WordPress site and click on 'Plugins' in the left hand sidebar.

 

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Step 7. Look for the plugin 'Scarcity Samurai', then click 'Activate'.

 

**NOTE** You may encounter a dialog box that appears after you click 'Activate'. This may state that either your WordPress installation needs to be upgraded, or the PHP version running on your host server needs to be upgraded. For more information on these messages, see the following links:

Upgrading your WordPress installation

Upgrading the PHP version of your WordPress hosting

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Step 8. If your installation was successful, you should see "Plugin activated" and also see the Scarcity Samurai sidebar menu.

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If you run into any issues, please don't hesitate to contact support with as much information as possible on where the problem occurred.

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