eHive Access Plugin

The eHive Access plugin is the first plugin you will install. It contains the base configuration for the eHive plugins. Here’s how to install the eHive Access plugin:


  • Step 1

    Download the eHive WordPress plugins.

  • Step 2

    Log into your WordPress site.

  • Step 3

    Click the Plugins option on the left hand menu.

  • Step 4

    Click Add New at the top of the page.

  • Step 5

    Click the Upload link just under the Install Plugins title.

  • Step 6

    Click the Choose File button and select a plugin to be installed. Select the file in the file browser.

  • Step 7

    Click Install Now. If everything went well you will see some installation progress text appear.

  • Step 8

    Click the  Activate Plugin option which will direct you back to the Plugins page. You will now notice a new menu item appear at the bottom of your left-hand administration menu.

  • Step 9

    Click on the eHive menu option to bring you to the plugin options page.


    You are now ready to begin installing more eHive plugins and configuring them for your site.

After you have installed the plugin you can configure it using the plugin options page.

  • OAuth Credentials – The authentication credentials you set up in your account.
  • Site type – You can choose to add an Account ID or a Community ID as a filter for your eHive search results. This means you can choose to return Object Records from only one Account or one Community. If you add both an Account ID and a Community ID you can select the Community site type and your results will contain only Object Records by the given Account, which have been published to the given Community.
  • Page configuration – In order for you to display eHive content on your WordPress site you will need to set up some pages. When you have decided which pages you would like to display your eHive content on you can select them from the dropdown menus in the Page configuration section of the Access plugin’s options page.