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How to install WPTC on your WordPress site

Step 1: Go to and on the Overview Tab, type in your wp-admin URL and click on Install Now.

Step 2: You will be redirected to the WPTC plugin page on WordPress. Click on Install Now at the bottom of the screen.

Note: If you are not redirected to the Installation screen, please open your WordPress site and go to Plugins -> Add New. Type WP Time Capsule in the Keyword Search and hit Enter, you will get the following results. Click on Install Now.

Step 3: This will install the plugin on your WordPress site. Click on Activate Plugin on the next screen.

Step 4: Upon activating the plugin, you will be asked to log in to your WPTC account, Enter your WPTC account credentials.

Note: If you don't have an account for WPTC, you can Sign up by clicking on the Sign up Now button on the same page. Link for your reference:

Step 5: By default, Free Trial will be activated on your account. If you want to purchase a premium plan, you can log in to your WPTC dashboard here.

Step 6: Connect your Cloud Storage App, I'm choosing Dropbox. Click on Connect to Dropbox.

Note: Google Drive connection will also be the similar one-click process. To connect your Amazon S3 account, follow the steps here

Step 7: Clicking on Connect to Dropbox will redirect you to the Dropbox Authorization page. Enter your Dropbox credentials and then hit Sign in.

Note: If you have already signed in to Dropbox, you will be taken to Step 8 directly once you click Connect to Dropbox.

Step 8: Clicking on Sign in will take you to the next screen, click on Allow.

Step 9: Clicking on the Allow button will redirect you to the Initial Setup page where you could choose a backup time and backup type. You can also choose the files to be Included/Excluded in the backup.

Click here to see how to Include / Exclude files from your backups.

Step 10: Make the desired changes and click on Save and continue. This will take you to the final screen where the first backup will be initiated.

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