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Installing plugins

How to find and install plugins

About plugins

Zappter is fully modular, meaning the features and functionalities are developed as plugins independently of any specific projects so these plugins can be used by any app projects that need them. Technically, it is less load on the system, your admin is less cluttered, you don't pay for features that you don't use.  

Types of plugins

Zappter has these types of plugins. When you are on the marketplace, you can see a particular plugin's status in its button caption as below:

  1. It's yours: These are built-in plugins that come as part of Zappter core functionality. Every account has these plugins that you can't remove.
  2. Free: These are free plugins. You can install them if your business demands their functionalities in your app. If they are already installed in our app, you can see the status as 'Installed.'
  3. Subscribe: These are Zappter's premium plugins. If they are already installed in our app, you can see the status as 'Installed.' 
  4. Try for Free:  These are Zappter's premium plugins but are available for you to try them free for 14 days. If they are already installed in our app, you can see the status as 'Installed.' 
1. 'It's yours' or Zappter's core plugins. These plugins are mandatory and the foundation of the app builder, so they are available to any user by default.  Below are samples of core plugins.
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2. 'Free' plugins. Add them as and when you need their features in your app. If you have already installed, the status changes to 'Installed.'
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3. 'Subscribe' status is for premium plugins. Add them for a monthly subscription fee as stated in the plugin page in marketplace. If you have already installed, the status changes to 'Installed.' 
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4. 'Try for Free' status is for premium plugins. You can try them for 14 days and decide to continue using them by subscribing them for a monthly subscription fee as stated on the marketplace. If you have already installed, the status changes to 'Installed.' 
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Searching for plugins

Visit Zappter marketplace to check the available plugins.  You can search by names, features, functions, or categories. To go the the marketplace from your admin, you have a couple of options:
1. In the Admin, upper right-corner menu options. Click on the marketplace icon. Or, you can also use the nest step to go to the marketplace.
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2. You can use the previous step to go to the marketplace. Or, while you're in the content editor, click on the 'Marketplace' option under 'Add.'
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3. When in Zappter marketplace, search for any plugin by its name, keywords, or functionality. You can also go by categorized list by plugin types such as e-commerce, marketing, etc.
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Installing plugins

Follow these steps to install a plugin.
1. When you have found the plugin (check Finding Plugins section), you can install the plugin. Below are samples of premium and free plugins:
2. When you click on 'Subscribe' or 'Free' button, it takes you to the plugin's detail page where the plugin's functionalities and features are explained.
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3. Once convinced, it is the right plugin, click on the 'Subscribe' button. The below payment confirmation comes up.
Some plugins might show an additional page for your consent before the payment page of the plugin such as in iOS & Android plugin.
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4. Once the payment is completed, a confirmation appears. You can choose to go to the documentation to learn how to use the plugin or stay on the marketplace.
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5. Back in your admin, you need to 'reload' the page to ensure the plugin loads its features fully.
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Uninstalling plugins

When a plugin's functionality is no longer needed, you can uninstall it, so you won't be charged for subscribing to it in the future.
When trying to uninstall a plugin, make sure you always go to Zappter Marketplace from within the admin of whichever account you want to uninstall a plugin, and not go directly to the Zappter Marketplace URL. 
1. In the admin, upper right-corner menu options, click 'Marketplace.'
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2. Find the plugin that you want to uninstall (check out the Finding Plugins section in 'Installing Plugins' topic).
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  • Installed: You can see the plugin has 'Installed' status
3. 'iOS & Android App' is a premium plugin that can be uninstalled if you no longer need its functionalities in your app. Click on the 'Installed' button. The plugin's detail page comes up. Click again on the 'Installed' button.
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4. Confirmation comes up (including an option to get to the tutorial of the plugin).
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5. Unsubscribe it.
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And, confirm:
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The plugin has been uninstalled/unsubscribed, and the 'Installed' button changes to 'Subscribe':
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6. You may get back to admin by scrolling up and selecting the 'Edit App' link.
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Last updated at 06.07.2022 00:10