Product Validation

In this article, we're going to explain how to validate X, Pro, and Cornerstone and why you should always validate your product.

  1. Benefits of Product Validation
  2. If You Purchased X or Cornerstone from Envato
  3. If You Purchased Pro Directly From Us
  4. Validating from the WordPress Dashboard
  5. Adding a License to Your Themeco Account
  6. Revoking the License Key
  7. Summary

Benefits of Product Validation

Our products are validated by submitting the license code that comes with your purchase for verification. Validation unlocks:

  • Automatic Updates
  • Extensions (X and Pro)
  • Access to Design Cloud (X and Pro)
  • Product Support

If You Purchased X or Cornerstone from Envato

If you purchased X from ThemeForest or Cornerstone from CodeCanyon (both part of the Envato network) you can get the purchase code following the steps below:

  1. Click on your account name at the top right section of the screen.
  2. Click on the Downloads menu item in the dropdown.
  3. Find the product in question and click on the Download button.
  4. Click on License certificate & purchase code in the dropdown to download the product information text file.
ThemeForest Item Download

Search for Item Purchase Code in the text file and you will find the purchase key to use in product validation.

If You Purchased Pro Directly From Us

If you have purchased the Pro theme directly from us you will need to go to your licenses page and you'll find your licenses there.

Validating from the WordPress Dashboard

Now that you have the license ready, head over to your WordPress installation and access the product validation page as follows:

  • For X, go to X > Validation.
  • For Pro, go to Pro > Validation.
  • For the standalone Cornerstone plugin, go to Cornerstone > Home.
X / Pro / Cornerstone Validation Tab

Then you will see a screen which shows that the product is not yet validated. Simply add the license number in the box and hit enter:

Validation Section WordPress Dashboard

If everything is set properly you will see a success message and the validation screen will turn to this:

X / Pro Dashboard

Congratulations! You managed to link your product installation with the Themeco account and validate the product. Now you can use all the goodies including the Automatic Updates and Bundles Plugins.

Adding a License to Your Themeco Account

If you want to add a new license directly to your Themeco account, go your dashboard and at the bottom Themes dropdown menu on the left hand side, you'll see an option to add a theme license. Simply click on that and follow the prompts to add your license.

Revoking the License Key

If you want to revoke a license from your WordPress installation, go to the validation page (as shown above) and click Revoke Validation link:

WordPress Dashboard Revoke Validation

You can also change the url assigned to each license from within your Themeco account dashboard.


Now that you know how and why to validate, it's time to explore the WordPress dashboard options.

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