Theme updates are handled by the Envato Market WordPress plugin.

This plugin can install WordPress themes and plugins purchased from ThemeForest & CodeCanyon by connecting with the Envato Market API using a secure OAuth personal token. Once your themes & plugins are installed WordPress will periodically check for updates, so keeping your items up to date is as simple as a few clicks.

How to install this plugin

  1. Download the plugin file from here.
  2. Login to your WordPress Dashboard
  3. Go to Plugins > Add New
  4. Click “Upload Plugin” at the top
  5. Upload the envato-market.zip file
  6. Once installed, click “Activate Plugin”
  7. Visit the new “Envato Market” menu item

The Settings Page:

The plugin Settings Page allows you to configure your Envato API Personal Token. This API Token is generated from build.envato.com and will allow WordPress to securely receive item updates.

Theme Updates

Once the Envato API connection is made from the Settings page, a list of available Themes will be shown. This will list all WordPress Themes that have been purchased through the Envato Market / ThemeForest. You will be able see if update is available for each theme and install it in one click.

Theme Core Plugin Update

Once you’ve updated the theme with Envato Market plugin you need to update 5th-Avenue Plugin Core. You will see notification in your dashboard: “The following plugin needs to be updated to its latest version to ensure maximum compatibility with this theme: 5th-Avenue Plugin Core.” It is Pre-Packaged so you simply need to click Begin updating plugins link in notification or navigate to Plugins > Installed plugins and then Update link for this plugin.

Update to Version 1.1.0

In version 1.1.0 of the theme we was forced to move all WooCoommerce files from plugin to theme. So you may need to completely remove previous version of “5th avenue core” plugin and then re-install it. Since it is required plugin and is a part of the theme you can’t simply delete it from WordPress dashboard. You’ll have to delete it manually:

  1. Login to the site via your FTP Program.
  2. Go to the WordPress Plugins Directory (wp-content/plugins) .
  3. Delete the 5th-avenue-core folder from your server.

After that you’ll see following notification in admin panel “This theme requires the following plugins: 5th-Avenue Plugin Core“.

It is pre-packed so simply click Begin installing plugin and then install button.