IgnitionDeck Documentation

Download & Installation

Automatic Installation (via IgnitionDeck Plugin)

For the simplest way to download and install IgnitionDeck Crowdfunding, you just need to open up your WordPress admin and install it from here.

  1. Login to your WordPress admin (The url will look similar to this: http://yoursite.com/wp-admin.)
  2. In your site’s WordPress Administration area, navigate to “Plugins.”
    1. Click ‘Add New.’
    2. Type IgnitionDeck in the search box.
    3. Click “Install Now” underneath the IgnitionDeck title.
    4. Once the installation is complete, click “Activate Now.”
    5. The IgnitionDeck Plugin (Framework) is now installed and activated.
  3. From the IgnitionDeck screen, click ‘Register’ and select the option to log in from the registration screen, enter your credentials, and click the “Continue” button.  If you are already logged into the IgnitionDeck.com website when you do this, it should detect that and handle the rest automatically.
  4. Once you have registered with IgnitionDeck.com via the IgnitionDeck main settings screen, the IgnitionDeck Framework will automatically download and install both IgnitionDeck Crowdfunding and the Theme 500 framework.
  5. If you purchased a premium version of IgnitionDeck, you can now enter and validate your License Key(s) to unlock your premium features.

Manual Download and Installation


Login and visit the membership page and look for the download link. You will receive a .zip file with the plugin files and a help file. If you are unable to find the download, or your download package is incomplete or corrupted, please contact us via one of the support methods above.


Please note that IgnitionDeck is meant to be installed as a plugin, and not as a theme.

Once you have downloaded your copy of the plugin, you can install via WordPress or FTP.

To install via WordPress

  1. Login to your WordPress admin (The url will look similar to this: http://website.com/wp-admin.)
  2. In your websites Admin menu, go to Plugins Menu.
    1. Click ‘Add New’.
    2. Click the ‘Upload’ menu tab under the title “Install Plugins”.
    3. Click ‘Choose File’ and locate the zip file labeled ‘ignitiondeck-crowdfunding_*.zip’.
    4. Click ‘Choose’ to upload.
    5. Click ‘Install Now’.
    6. When finished, you will see a second menu screen with the option to activate IgnitionDeck CrowdFunding. Click ‘Activate Plugin’.
    7. IgnitionDeck CrowdFunding is now installed and activated.

To install via FTP

Note: You will need an FTP client, such as FileZillaTransmit or WinSCP.

  1. Open your FTP client and login to access the FTP of your WordPress site you wish to login into.
  2. Unzip the ignitiondeck-crowdfunding_*.zip file.
  3. Find the wp-content/plugins folder in your WordPress installation.
  4. Upload the now unzipped ignitiondeck-crowdfunding folder (and all it’s contents).

When the upload is complete:

  1. Login to your WordPress admin website and navigate to and click the “Plugins” menu.
  2. Click “Installed Plugins” in that menu.
  3. Look for the IgnitionDeck CrowdFunding plugin and click ‘Activate Plugin’.
  4. IgnitionDeck CrowdFunding is now installed and activated.