Upgrading from Simmer Limited to Simmer Pro takes just a few minutes. Recipes are automatically and instantly converted from Simmer Limited to Simmer Pro when your upgrade is complete. 

As always, make sure you have a restorable backup anytime you are changing plugins on your site. 

Step 1: Buy your copy of the Simmer Pro plugin.

Step 2: Go to Simmer > Settings then navigate to the the Advanced tab. Under the Advanced tab, make sure the uninstall option to save all recipe data is selected. 

The settings above show us that when the old version of Simmer is deleted and replaced with Simmer Pro, your recipe data will automatically be saved and converted into the new plugin. 

Step 3: Deactivate and delete the Simmer Limited plugin. Note: Recipes are never deleted by default, but be sure to follow the directions in step 3 to confirm before deleting the old plugin.

Step 4: At the top of the Plugins section in your WordPress dashboard, selection Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin. Browse and choose the original .zip   file included in your purchase from your email receipt or your Simmer Account. Press Install Now.

Step 5: Activate the plugin, then input and activate your Simmer key and billing email. You can find a copy of your keys in your Simmer Account plus a detailed illustration of license key activation here.

That’s it! Find your original Simmer Limited recipes under the Recipes section your WordPress dashboard. Each recipe is automatically converted and ready with new features and tools. 

Your purchase also includes premium support 24/7 and we're happy to provide assistance to get your recipes running beautifully on your site. Please contact support with some details about the issues or errors on your site and we'll find a solution.

Continue and use new features

Read the rest of our simple setup guide to get more tips on adding recipe content with this plugin for new Simmer Pro websites. 

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