Install Ascend Premium Theme and Upgrade From Free

Download the premium theme from your account:

My Account Download Files

Click the link to download Ascend Premium:

Download Ascend Premium

Once downloaded, navigate to your WordPress admin and open Appearance> Themes, and click the “Add New” button:

Click the “Upload Theme” button, drag and drop the ZIP file to the chose file area, and click the “install now” button:

Upload Theme

Once the theme is activated, activate your API in Appearance> Getting Started. Your API activation key can be found HERE:

*Safari users please note – Safari automatically will unzip the file you download from Kadence Themes. You need to re-zip that file by simply right clicking on the file and in the popup menu click compress.

*NOTE: if you get this error while trying to update
“The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini”
It means your server is limiting your upload size to less than 8mb. Contact your hosting server and have them increase your PHP max upload size to 8mb or larger.

Upgrading -Free to Premium

Update Your Menu Location Assignments
  • Step 1 – Navigate to Appearance > Menus.
  • Step 2 – Choose a menu and assign it to the appropriate location in the theme.
Menu Settings
Update Your Widget Assignments
  • Step 1 – Navigate to Appearance >> Widgets.
  • Step 2 – Click and drag each widget back to the desired location (when switching themes widgets may switch widget areas or be placed in the “inactive” widget area).