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Adding your first site

In this article, we will show, how you can add and connect your first website with Patchstack App. You can watch this tutorial video below, or follow the steps in the next chapter.

Steps for adding your first site

To add the first site, make sure you are logged into Patchstack App. Then follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to Dashboard. Then, click on the green Connect site button. A dialogue will open asking you for your domain URL.
  2. Enter the domain name to the input. You can switch between http/https by clicking on the arrows
  3. Click Continue to plugin sync
  4. You will be taken to the next step, where you can see the API key or download the plugin .zip file.
  5. Patchstack will automatically sync the data between Patchstack App and your site if you upload the Patchstack plugin to your site within 30 minutes. In case this 30 minute exceeds, then you need to click Resync in the dialogue, after uploading the plugin.

What if I already have the Patchstack plugin on my site?

If you already have the Patchstack plugin installed on your site, you can click Sync manually, and get the API key. You will have to insert this API key into your WordPress plugin’s API field and click on Resync.