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There are three ways of installing this plugin.

using plugin directory ( most common )

  1. log into your wordpress backend
  2. go to “Plugins” – “installed Plugins”
  3. click on “add Plugins”
  4. search for
  5. install and activate plugin

using zip file

  1. download plugin from
  2. log into your wordpress backend
  3. go to “Plugins” – “installed Plugins”
  4. click on “add Plugins”
  5. click on “upload”
  6. choose zip file from hard disk
  7. install and activate plugin

using ftp

  1. download plugin from
  2. unzip file
  3. upload directory to /plugins folder of wordpress installation
  4. log into your wordpress backend
  5. go to “Plugins” – “installed Plugins”
  6. activate plugin

register at

  1. go to
  2. create account
  3. wait for password mail and set password
  4. log in and go to “WordPress Watch” and add name and address of wordpress installation
  5. generate token and add to configuration in wordpress


What about security?

Nobody will be able to log into your wordpress account. All information retrieved from your server are: wordpress version, plugins, themes and used space of disk and database. The connection is secured by a generated API token, which you are able to change at any time.

Where to I enter the API token?

  1. Log into your wordpress backend.
  2. Go to “settings” – “ settings”


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