Theme Activation (Themeforest Customers only)

Updated: March 8, 2021

Documentation is valid for DirectoryPRO theme purchase via the Themeforest website. Please read carefully.

Theme Activation explanation

Activation is the process of verifying a purchased license. The website will not work correctly until this step is done. This process is simple. You need to insert an activation key in the Theme Options and AIT Updater setting section inside your website WP Admin. It is immediately verified, and the website then works.

Since the 3rd of March 2020, each theme requires a valid AitThemes API key and valid Envato Purchase Code. You will not be able to use the theme without it. It’ll only take you a minute to set it up correctly. Important note for customers who did not update the theme for a very long term period: API Keys generated BEFORE 19th of February 2020 will no longer work.

When you purchase and install this DirectoryPRO theme (created on AitThemes Framework2), you need process the following steps to verify your license and get access to automatic updates. You need to insert 2 activations keys. Envato Purchase Code and API key generated under your customer account on website.

Follow activation process

  1. Insert Purchase Code. Purchase Code is the key for products purchased exclusively from @AIT at and is valid only for one domain. Once you insert Purchase Code and it is correctly validated, your website is active.
      Following steps are related to automatic updates.
  2. Register Purchase Code on website. If you are a first-time buyer, please fill in the registration form and verify your Purchase Code under your new account. Then you get access to automatic updates through If you have been registered with some other Purchase Code, log in and verify the new Purchase Code.
  3. Log in to your AitThemes customer account (Members area – and navigate to Download Plugin tab and download AIT Updater plugin now. Press “Alt” to download if using Safari.  Download AIT Updater Plugin
  4. Install and activate the AIT Updater plugin on your website.
  5. See the settings Theme Admin -> AIT Updater -> AitThemes.Club API Credentials. Copy your Domain and go back to @Members area -> My Account -> API keys to generate the API key. Then copy and save the API key to AIT Updater settings on your website.

Now you have the active theme and automatic update access.