Install the WordPress plugin to import spreadsheets

Here are the instructions on how to install the WordPress Plugin to Import Spreadsheets from Microsoft Excel.

Before you attempt to install the WordPress plugin, please read the Requirements section below.

Requirements

  • You need a Professional Edition license for SpreadsheetConverter version 9. The plugin does not import unconverted spreadsheets.
  • You need to have your own WordPress server to install plugins. It is not possible to install plugins on WordPress.com or other shared WordPress servers.
  • You must have the permission to upload, install, activate and edit plugins in WordPress. This usually means that you are a WordPress Administrator. If you’re not, you will need one to help you. Unfortunately we are unable to support you with basic WordPress issues.
  • The plugin requires that the ZipArchive extension for PHP is installed and enabled.
  • The plugin requires version 4.5 or later of WordPress. For security reasons,WordPress should always be updated to the latest stable version.

Download the plugin file from our server

The plugin is not yet available via the public WordPress plugin directory, but you can download it by clicking on the link below. Remember the location where you save it because you need to point to the downloaded file in the next step.

Import-Spreadsheets-from-Microsoft-Excel.zip

Upload the plugin file to your WordPress server

Login to the WordPress administration page for your server.

  1. Click on Plugins in the left-hand menu.
  2. Click on Add New.
  3. Click on Upload Plugin on the Add Plugin page.

upload wordpress plugin step

 

Click on Choose File on the Add Plugin page.

choose plugin file step

 

In the File Explorer window,

  1. Select the plugin zip file that you downloaded in the first step.
  2. Click Open.

choose plugin file dialog windows

 

Click on Install Now on the Add Plugin page.

install wordpress plugin step

 

Locate the new plugin in the list of installed plugins and click on Activate Plugin.

activate plugin after install

 

The plugin is now installed and active.

plugin activated

 

You should now see a new menu option Upload SSC Calculator in the left-hand menu. This is where you start when you want to upload a converted calculator to WordPress.

upload calculator menu in wordpress

 

Unfortunately, we are unable to support you in normal day-to-day WordPress activities. If you have problems installing the plugin, begin by contacting your local WordPress Administrator or webmaster. If they find any errors in our plugin, they are welcome to contact our Help Desk.