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I've done a new install of Pagelines and when I try to install pagelines-sections plugin it gives me a Fatal error.

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I managed to install it manually but then when I try to install most of plugins or sections that before I was able to use normally I get this message:

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This specifically was trying to install: Crackbar, but many others weren't possible as well.


I've tried with completely different wordpress installations in completely different webservers, that I've used for years, and for some reason, since last Sunday none is working.


Could anyone please help me to solve this issue.


Right now I am working with these two websites:





Thanks a lot!



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Hi Julia,


There is a well-known issue with our APIs due to the hacking of our site in July. 


The Framework store is now closed (largely as a result).  So, the solution is to do this:

1.  Install pagelines-sections as a plugin in wp-content/plugins via FTP.  Activate via Dashboard > Plugins > Installed Plugins

2.  Add sections to the wp-content/plugins/pagelines-sections via FTP.

3.  Any plugins should be added directly to wp-content/plugins via FTP and activated via Dashboard > Plugins > Installed Plugins


The uploader in Framework was adversely affected, which is why you're getting those messages. FTP bypasses the uploader, thus allowing you to enable things.


As for Crackbar working, I cannot support it, as its a 3rd party product. Let us know if this method works. If not, we'll take it to the next step.

Former PageLines Moderator, Food Expert and Raconteur

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can you confirm this is still the way to add sections with 3.8?  The sections/plugins are not showing in the dashboard > plugins area.  And if I try to install the sections as a plugin, get error

Installing Plugin from uploaded file: plugin-pagelines-sections.zip

Unpacking the package…

Installing the plugin…

The package could not be installed. No valid plugins were found.



Hmm.  wonder if it's just the sections plugin that's wonky.  was able to install the google fonts plugin and customise plugin with no problem.

Can you give me a link to the latest & greatest sections plugin?


Thank you :-)

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If you're having trouble with the PageLines Framework sections plugin, please contact our helpdesk and they will be able to provide you with the correct .zip. Its most likely you have a corrupt zip.


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