Classic downloads of styles and plugins as you knew them before from Elevenfour and other sites are no longer available since Elevenfour upgraded to WoltLab Suite 3.0. Installation is now completely handled by the Updateserver of Elevenfour. No need to download and then upload package files.
The advantages can easily be found: No more hustles with downloading and then searching for files on your computer. It's now really easy to install a style or plugin on the fly using a tablet or a smartphone. And this has received an update by WoltLab with WoltLab Suite 3.0.
Which Server URL and Do I Need to Log in?
First of all you need to add the package server from Elevenfour to the ACP of your WoltLab Suite - in case you haven't done this before. There are the server's URLs:
You don't need login credentials for most of the files. But if you're using development (Alpha, Beta, etc.) or special versions then you'll need your login credentials which are the same as when you log in to Elevenfour with your account (if any).
Don't want to enter the URL(s) yourself? I wrote a plugin to install the package server's URL
Development versions of styles and plugins are available using the correspondent unstable resp. testing servers. These versions must not be used in production systems. They are meant to be used in your local development/testing environment on your local computer.
WoltLab Suite 5.3/5.2: What to do?
You can skip step (1) if you already added the package server.
(1) Log in to your ACP using your admin passwort. Click Configuration and then on the little
(2) If you want to install right now then it's best to run the cronjobs which updates package information. In your ACP click Management and then Cronjobs. The first entry in the list should be named Updates package information. Click on the
(3) To install a package (no matter if plugin or style) click on Configuration and then on the
(4) If your package was found hit the
Still questions left unanswered? Feel free to ask your question in the Elevenfour Forum (linked from the navigation above).