Shopp storage add-ons are not WordPress plugins. They cannot be installed through the WordPress Plugins interface within the WordPress admin. Storage add-ons for Shopp need to be added to the storage subfolder within the Shopp plugin folder.

Learn how to install Shopp storage add-ons with an FTP client.

How to Install Shopp Storage Addons

How to Install Shopp Storage Addons

Shopp storage add-ons can be downloaded by clicking on the link provided in the receipt sent to your email after purchase. Alternatively, you can download add-ons from your Shopp Store Account.

We recommend beginning by taking a look at the documentation page for your storage add-on. You’ll have a chance to learn how to register an account, view installation instructions, and take a look at other helpful information.

Installation Overview for Shopp Storage Add-ons

  1. Download the storage add-on to your computer. Unzip the file.
  2. Connect to your website via an SFTP / FTP client such as FileZilla, Cyberduck, or Transmit.
  3. Browse to the wp-content folder: /wp-content
  4. Now create a new folder called shopp-addons within the wp-content folder like so: /wp-content/shopp-addons
  5. Transfer your Shopp storage add-on from your computer to the shopp-addons folder.
  6. Log in to your WordPress admin. Go to Shopp SystemStorage.
  7. Click on the dropdown menu and select your storage add-on. Enter your credentials for your service. Then Save Changes.

Notes:

The Amazon S3 storage add-on in our example requires you to first enter your credentials and save changes. On the page reload, you’ll select your bucket and save changes once more.

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Lorenzo Orlando Caum is the founder of Enzo12 LLC, a consultancy in Tampa, FL. Lorenzo provides consulting services such as a Shopp upgrade service through Shopp 101. He also recommends using managed WordPress hosting with Shopp because a faster site means more sales. You can learn more about Lorenzo, you can follow @lorenzocaum on Twitter or check out his blog.

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