Notice for Purchasers: Mandatory Plugin Update Once Receiving Theme Update Notification on ThemeForest
This article was published with the aim of keeping you – our beloved customers – away from unexpected complications during the process of installing new updated version of our Lincoln WordPress Theme. First and foremost, we want to emphasize that updating plugins plays an important part of installing new theme version. When the theme and the plugins are updated at the same time and in a proper way, then your website because of that can run smoother; and vice versa. We have been investigating over recent purchasers’ claims regarding some common errors related to Lincoln, and the reason didn’t surprise us. It cannot be denied that installing the new version of Lincoln without updating its plugins can cause some unpredictable errors to the theme’s functions and mechanisms.
So we hope this article is going to clear up all your queries by instructing you the way to install new plugins and remove the old ones.
Let’s get started!
Step 1: Remove the old theme (the current theme)
In case you want to install new update of Lincoln, you can start with the removal of the old version. And because you can't delete a theme if it's the only one you have. So, install a new theme by selecting any free and available theme as the one you want to use, then you can delete the old version Lincoln that you don't want anymore.
And then you can do this at Admin > Appearance > Themes > Lincoln Theme Details > Delete.
The second way you can do is that in your WordPress installation folder, browse to wp-content/themes and remove the folder of the theme you are wishing to remove.
Step 2: Deactivate and Remove old plugins
For some reasons, old plugins are still kept around when you delete theme such as K- …...
Many purchasers didn’t notice it and skip this step.
So, make sure that you deactivate all the old plugins and then you might be able to delete them by navigating to Plugins >> Installed Plugins.
Step 3: Download our latest theme update on ThemeForest
When your website is clear, you can implement downloading our newest version update of Lincoln theme on ThemeForest.
Step 4: Install the new version of Lincoln Theme
The next step, once you have deleted the old version, quickly add a new update version of Lincoln. Watch the following simple stages:
#1: After getting the installation zip file of Lincoln, you should navigate to Appearance >>> Themes.
#2: Click Add New and then wait while the theme uploaded and installed.
#3: Click to activate it.
Step 5: Install & Activate new recommended plugins
Once you are done with the installation, you will probably notice a notification displaying in the top right of the screen that requires you to install new recommended plugins.
Then quickly install and activate all of them.
NOTE: If you want to remove our K-shortcodes plugins, you need to deactivate theme and delete theme first.
It’s just simple as that. And now you are done!
You can continue to create outstanding contents for your website with our Lincoln theme. We would like to send the warmest thank to you for purchasing Lincoln - Education Material Design Wordpress Theme! We really appreciate your concern and commit to offer all kinds of useful information that you need to use Lincoln. So, don’t forget to check out Lincoln documentation files for further understanding.