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[resolved] Trouble installing plugin (3 posts)

  1. AsraiLight
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm sorry, I must be missing something obvious...the instructions on how to install the plugin are about how to install the Contact Form 7 plugin itself, not this Dynamic Text Extension addition to it. Where do I put wpcf7_dynamic_text.php, which is in this downloadable file? I tried putting it in its own directory in the plugins folder, but it doesn't appear in the list of inactive plugins. I tried putting it in the contact-form-7 plugin folder, and in the modules sub directory within that, but I still don't get a "Dynamic Text" option under my list of tags.

    What am I missing?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/contact-form-7-dynamic-text-extension/

  2. AsraiLight
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I've also tried clearing my cache, quitting and reopening my browser, and using a different browser. The plugin still isn't appearing in my list of plugins.

  3. AsraiLight
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I finally figured out the issue. When I uploaded the plugin manually to my plugins folder, my FTP client set the permissions to low. I had to reset the directory to 755 and each of the files within to 644. Now I can see it in the plugins directory, and activate it.

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