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  2. Introduction to WooCommerce Bookings /
  3. WooCommerce Bookings Store Manager Guide /
  4. Installing the WooCommerce Bookings Extension

Installing the WooCommerce Bookings Extension

As a site administrator, you can install the WooCommerce Bookings Extension in various ways, but one of the most accessible is directly from your WordPress site’s admin dashboard.

In this guide, we will cover how to install and activate the WooCommerce Bookings Extension from the Plugins section of the WordPress administrator dashboard.

Check for the WooCommerce Bookings Extension

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Before trying to install the WooCommerce Bookings Extension, we will want to check to see if it is already installed. If it is, then some of the work is already done!

To see if the WooCommerce Bookings Extension is already installed, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to your WooCommerce site’s administrator dashboard.
  2. Head over to Plugins > Installed Plugins.
  3. Browse through the list to see if “WooCommerce Bookings” is already installed.
  4. If it’s not listed, please follow the instructions in the installation section below.

Purchasing and Installing the WooCommerce Bookings Extension

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Once you’ve determined that the WooCommerce Bookings Extension is not already installed on your site, you can take steps to purchase, install and activate it.

To purchase WooCommerce Bookings:

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  1. Access the WooCommerce Bookings product page.
  2. Click the Buy Now button to on the right-hand sidebar of the page.
  3. You’ll be taken to our checkout page, where you can log into your existing WooCommerce.com account to use saved information or register a new account. Purchase the extension by inputting your payment details.
  4. Once you have completed checkout, the WooCommerce Bookings Extension will be available for download or auto-installation.

To install WooCommerce Bookings:

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The WooCommerce Bookings Extension may be installed in two different ways. You may download the extension and upload it manually to your WordPress site, or you may connect your store to WooCommerce.com and use our auto-installer. Below you’ll find instructions for both methods.

Using the Auto-Installer

You can install your purchase from the order confirmation page.

  1. Immediately after your purchase is complete, you’ll see an Add to store button. Click the Add to store button.
  2. If you haven’t connected a site yet, you’ll be prompted to enter your store URL.
  3. You will then be asked to connect this site to WooCommerce.com.
  4. Once connected, your WooCommerce Bookings extension will begin immediately installing on your site.
  5. For any future purchases of other WooCommerce.com extensions, you’ll be able to select your connected site for automatic installation.

You can find more detailed instructions on this process and other installation methods on our Managing WooCommerce.com Subscriptions page.

Installing WooCommerce Bookings Manually

If you prefer to install WooCommerce Bookings manually, you can certainly do so.

Once your purchase of WooCommerce Bookings is complete, a download link is shown on the Order Received page, and you will also receive an email notification with a download link.

You may also visit our site at any time to download your purchase(s).

  1. Go to your account page on WooCommerce.com and visit My Subscriptions.
  2. Click the three dots next to a WooCommerce Bookings, then select Download extension.
  3. Your extension will be downloaded in the form of a .zip file which you can upload to your WordPress site in the next steps.
  4. Access your WordPress site’s admin dashboard.
  5. Navigate to Plugins > Add New.
  6. Click the Upload Plugin button at the top of the screen.
  7. Select the WooCommerce Bookings.zip file from your local filesystem.
  8. Click the Install Now button.
  9. When the installation is complete, you’ll see “Plugin installed successfully.” Click the Activate Plugin button.

Once the WooCommerce Bookings Extension is activated, you can learn how to set it up and begin using it here.