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.


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.


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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