How to upgrade your existing Managed WordPress Starter Site to Athletic e-commerce

You are able to upgrade your existing Managed WordPress Starter Site to the Athletic e-commerce Starter Site via your xneelo Control Panel.

Athletic features everything you need to create an e-commerce store including demo content and plugins. The Athletic Starter Site is compatible with most payment gateways.


  • 1
    Log in to the xneelo Control Panel.
  • 2
    Select the Managed WordPress package you’d like to upgrade.
  • 3
    From the overview page, select Edit in WordPress to be redirected to your WordPress admin. You may be prompted to log in with your username and password.
  • 4
    On the left side navigation menu, select xneelo to go into our integrated dashboard.
  • 5
    Always ensure you’re up to date by selecting the Release notes tab and performing any updates if available. Our themes may not install correctly if you’re on an older version.
  • 6
    Select the Starter Sites tab from the top, then select Import on the Athletic starter site.
  • 7
    It will prompt you to confirm installing the starter site. Select Continue to proceed.
  • 8
    Step 2 will prompt you to accept the required plugins to be installed. Select Continue.
  • 9
    Step 3 will confirm whether you’d like both the theme settings and demo content to be installed. Select Continue.
  • 10
    Step 4 will confirm if you’d like to perform a clean install. We only recommend you select this option if you’d like a clean slate, as this will erase all your current content on the website. Select Import.

What happens next

Please wait until the upgrade has been completed. Thereafter you can begin using the site.