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            Install 3rd party Addons

            There are some elements of VCKit that need to install 3rd party addons to use.
            These are: Contact Form 7, Mailchimp Newsletter and Testimonials.

            1. Contact Form 7

            Install Contact Form 7 first to use this addon.
            The import file can be found in your package downloaded from codecanyon. Extract the downloaded package and extract file import.zip, then find a file named: visualcomposerkit.wordpress.xml inside it.


            2. Mailchimp Newsletter

            • Installing plugin

            In your WordPress admin panel, go to Plugins > Add New, search for MailChimp for WordPress and click “Install now“.

            Alternatively, download the plugin and upload the contents of mailchimp-for-wp.zip to your plugins directory, which usually is /wp-content/plugins/.

            Activate the plugin.


            • Configuring Sign-up Form(s)


            Go to MailChimp for WP > Form

            Select at least one MailChimp list to subscribe people to.

            (Optional) Add more fields to your form using the add MailChimp field dropdown.

            Embed a sign-up form in pages or posts by using the [mc4wp_form] shortcode.

            Show a sign-up form in your widget areas using the “MailChimp Sign-Up Form” widget.

            Show a sign-up form from your theme files by using the following PHP function.

            <?php

            if( function_exists( ‘mc4wp_show_form’ ) ) {

            mc4wp_show_form();

            }


            Wonder how to add Mailchimp Newsletter Sign-up Form to WordPress using WPBakery Page Builder Addon? Click here to watch tutorial video!




            3. Testimonials

            Installing “Testimonials by WooThemes” can be done either by searching for “Testimonials by WooThemes” via the Plugins > Add New screen in your WordPress dashboard, or by using the following steps:


            • Download the plugin via WordPress.org.

            • Upload the ZIP file through the Plugins > Add New > Upload screen in your WordPress dashboard.

            • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

            • Place <?php do_action( 'woothemes_testimonials' ); ?> in your templates, or use the provided widget or shortcode.


            Please watch our tutorial video for better understanding.


            Updated: 06 Nov 2017 02:11 AM
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