Salient v14.0 (11/15/2021) is out now!

After updating, remember to clear the cache from any performance plugins you have active as well as your browser cache.

Once you've updated your theme, make sure to also update your Salient plugins to get access to the new features.

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4 | Installing and Updating Salient Visual Composer (Bundled with Theme)


Please Note that Salient VC 4.7.4 ++ requires PHP 5.4 or higher to be running on your server. Please contact your hosting provider to ensure your php version is latest.


There are two methods to Install/Update.

A) Update your Theme via : https://themenectar.ticksy.com/article/3218 .

After that Install/update from the Appearance -> Install Plugins Menu as can be seen below .



B) Without Theme Update ( only Salient version 5.5 or higher) .


  1. Go to your Downloads page in your ThemeForest profile.
  2. Locate the Download button next to Salient and click it. Upon clicking the Download button, a dropdown should appear.
  3. Select Installable WordPress file only from the dropdown to begin downloading a .zip file of Salient itself.
  4. Once you have downloaded this .zip file to your computer, uncompress it by double-clicking on it. This will reveal an unzipped version of the Salient theme.
  5. Inside the Salient Theme Folder there is a /plugins folder which contains the js_composer_salient.zip, uncompress it by double-clicking on it. This will reveal an unzipped version of the Salient Visual Composer Plugin .
  6. Connect to your server via FTP and navigate to your /wp-content/plugins/js_composer_salient directory.
  7. Drag and drop the uncompressed version of Salient Visual Composer into this directory and ensure that all old files are overwritten.