Install Admin Columns Pro

There are two ways to install Admin Columns Pro.

Manually through Dashboard

  1. Download the Admin Columns Pro plugin (zip-file) from your account page
  2. Under Plugins, click the “Add New” sub menu
  3. Click “Upload plugins”
  4. Select the Admin Columns Pro zip-file you downloaded and click “Install now”
  5. After installation, you will find a new menu item under Settings, called Admin Columns.

Manually through FTP

  1. Download the Admin Columns Pro zip-file from your account page.
  2. Extract the zip-file.
  3. Upload the ‘admin-columns-pro’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  4. Go to the ‘Plugins’ menu and activate Admin Columns Pro.
  5. After installation, you will find a new menu item under Settings, called Admin Columns.

Install addons

Make sure you have activated your license (explained below this chapter) before you install add-ons.

There are three ways to install an add-on for Admin Columns. The add-on can be installed just like any other plugin.

From within Admin Columns (easiest way)

  1. First activate Admin Columns Pro, and go to the ‘Admin Columns’ submenu under the ‘Settings’ menu.
  2. Go to ‘Add-ons’ tab.
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  3. Install the add-on by clicking on ‘Download & Install’.
  4. That’s it. The add-on is now installed, just like any other plugin.

Manually through dashboard

  1. Download the Add-on (plugin) from your account page
  2. Under Plugins, click the “Add New” sub menu
  3. Click “Upload plugins”
  4. Select the Add-on zip-file you downloaded and click “Install now”
  5. That’s it. The add-on is now installed, just like any other plugin.

Manually through FTP

  1. Download the Add-on (plugin) zip-file from your account page.
  2. Extract the zip-file.
  3. Upload the ‘cac-addon-<addon_name>’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  4. Go to the ‘Plugins’ menu and activate the Add-on.
  5. That’s it, your add-on is now active.

 

Activating your License

By activating your Admin Columns Pro license you will automatically receive updates for Admin Columns and the installed add-ons.

  1. Navigate to the Admin Columns Settings screen. You can find it under Settings » Admin Columns.
  2. Go to the settings tab.
  3. Enter you license key and click the “Update license” button.
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  4. You will now receive automatic updates for Admin Columns and the installed add-ons.

Using the plugin

Admin Columns provides an easy-to-use interface that allows you to add, remove and manage columns for your overview pages for (among others) posts, users, media, comments and taxonomies.

To access the Admin Columns settings screen, simply navigate to your admin panel (example.com/wp-admin/), and go to Settings » Admin Columns in the admin menu.

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This leads you to the Admin Columns settings screen, where you have full control over the columns.

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The settings screen is quite self-explanatory, but if you need more information, be sure to check out our other how-tos!