How to use the Time zone Add-on

Installation

Automatic

  1. Backup your site completely before proceeding.
  2. Downloaded your copy of the Timezone add-on.
  3. Log in to your WordPress installation.
  4. Click on the Plugins menu item
    1. then “Add New” button on the top left next to the “Plugins” title
    2. Followed by the “Upload Plugin” button on the top left next to the “Add New” title.
  5. Select the Timezone zip file and click the “Install Now” button.
  6. Once installed click the activate button.

Manual

  1. Backup your site completely before proceeding.
  2. Downloaded your copy of the Timezone add-on.
  3. Extract the Timezone zip file.
  4. Open your favourite FTP client (ours is Filezilla).
  5. Connect to your WordPress server.
  6. Copy the Timezone folder to the wp-content/plugins folder in your WordPress directory. This installs the add-on to your WordPress site.
  7. Log in to your WordPress installation.
  8. Click on the “Installed Plugins” menu item.
  9. Click the Timezone “Activate” link.

WordPress Settings

For the Time zone add-on to work correctly you need to set the WordPress system time zone to your time zone. THis can be changed by;

  1. Going to the “Settings” section in the WordPress menu, then selecting “General”.
  2. Scroll down to the “Timezone” section, time zones are broken into continents and cities/regions. You can also select your UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) if you prefer