This guide is based on WHMCS being installed in public_html - How to move WHMCS location
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- 1) Unzip the folder
- 2) Upload files
- 3) Activate Wizard Panel
- 4) Activate the template in WHMCS
1) Unzip the folder
A screenshot of the template download contents once unzipped.
Unzip your template file (WHMCS Website - template-name version-number.zip) and move the folder named "WHMCS Website ? template-name version-number" to your desktop.
2) Upload files
A screenshot of the left (local) side you should see (the upload folder).
A screenshot of the right (remote) side you should see (WHMCS directory).
Open up FileZilla and login to your web hosting account as normal. On the left side (your local computer’s files) navigate to the upload folder as seen above. On the right side (your web hosting account) navigate to inside the WHMCS folder as seen above. Select all of the files from the left side, then upload. Both the server and local side will contain the modules and templates directories but the new files will be all unique and not override any WHMCS files.
3) Activate Wizard Panel
Login to WHMCS and go to setup > addon modules. Click this link as seen below:
A screenshot of the addon modules link.
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Next scroll down to the bottom of the page and activate Wizard Panel as so:
Activate Wizard Panel
Once activated scroll down to the very bottom of the same page click on the configure button and select your purchase domain, add your license key (found in your welcome email) set the user permission to Full Administrator and save (as seen below):
Configure the settings.
You should now be able to visit Wizard Panel under addons > Wizard Panel. Your license should show as active under the licensing tab.
4) Activate the template in WHMCS
Activating the installed template.
Lastly to activate your template login to your WHMCS admin area and go to setup > general settings > general > select template-name and click save.
The main template also modifies the WHMCS cart pages without the need for us to use a custom cart template. This is a benefit as it means whichever WHMCS cart template you use will stay up to date automatically as WHMCS is updated ensuring there's no compatibility issues in the future. We recommend using the Modern cart template from WHMCS.
DONE - you should now see the template when visiting your WHMCS.
If you want to work on your template before making it live you can use a special URL to load your template without making it live, your visitors will continue to see the template that is set in the WHMCS general settings. To view your template visit the following URL:
http://your_whmcs_url/index.php?systpl=template-name (e.g systpl=orbit, systpl=eco-net)
Once you've finished editing your new template, you can make it live following step 4 above.
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