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How do I install the SwiftModders WHMCS Feature Requester?

1. Download the latest version of the Feature Requester

Visit the Client Area and log in using the credentials you set up during checkout. Navigate to “Services ” > “My Licenses” and select your “SwiftModders WHMCS Feature Requester” license. Once loaded, select the “Downloads” option on the sidebar menu. Click the “Download” button for the Feature Requester module. While you’re on this page, be sure to grab the “License Key” as you’ll need it to activate your purchase.

Download the SwiftModders WHMCS Feature Requester

If you’re unable to download any files, this is because you’re either using a developer’s license or you have an expired license. If you believe this is in error, please open a support ticket.

2. Unzip the download to your local machine

After downloading the Feature Requester, you will need to unzip the files compressed file onto your local machine. There are many different tools you can use to handle this and both Windows and Macs have built-in uncompression tools. My preference for Windows machines would WinRAR, but you’re free to use the tool you feel most comfortable with.

For more information on how to unzip a file, please read this tutorial on WikiHow.

3. Upload the files to your WHMCS installation

Once your ZIP file has been extracted, you can now upload the module files to your WHMCS installation. The best way to do this would be to use your favorite FTP program. I use SmartFTP and FileZilla regularly to handle my FTP uploads, but more modern control panels like cPanel and DirectAdmin have File Managers available as well.

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In the Feature Requester folder, look for the “upload” folder. Upload the contents of the “upload” directory, not the folder itself, to the root directory of your WHMCS installation (only the contents of the “upload” directory). This will add the necessary module files into the appropriate folders so that WHMCS will recognize a new module is available for activation.

4. Activate the Feature Requester module

Notice: Activating this module will alter the MySQL database for your WHMCS installation. It is recommended that you perform a full backup of your installation BEFORE attempting to activate the module to prevent data loss or corruption.

Once your upload completes, you can head to the admin portal of your WHMCS installation. After logging in, you will need to navigate to “Setup” > “Addon Module”. Scroll down, locate the “SwiftModders WHMCS Feature Requester” module, and click on the “Activate” button to begin the installation process.

Activate the SwiftModders WHMCS Feature Requester

When the installation is complete, you will see a message stating it has been completed successfully. If you are presented with an error, please copy the error message and open a ticket with your details.

5. Configure your Feature Requester module permissions

You should still be on the Addon Modules page and now be presented with an accessible “Configure” button next to the “SwiftModders WHMCS Feature Requester” module. You will be presented with “Access Control” options that will allow you to select the Administrator Roles that have access to this module. Select the roles you feel comfortable with and click “Save Changes”.

You should now have access to the Feature Requester module! Next up, you can start configuring your Feature Requester settings.

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