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Pixelgrade Assistant


Pixelgrade Assistant is a plugin to go along with any free WordPress theme made by Pixelgrade.

It will elevate the whole experience of setting up your site:

  • recommended plugins
  • starter/demo content one-click import
  • premium support access right in your WordPress dashboard
  • theme documentation right in your WordPress dashboard
  • various functionality and logic that a theme may need to do it’s best work.

All these facilities and enhancements are conditioned by having your site connected with This way we can leverage our already existing infrastructure to best serve our free themes users also, with the efficiency required by a small team.
You can chose not to use Pixelgrade Assistant but you will not be able to access the benefits that accompany your Pixelgrade theme.

Made with love by Pixelgrade


If you identify any errors or have an idea for improving the plugin, please open an issue.

If Github is not your thing but you are passionate about Pixelgrade Assistant and want to help us make it better, don’t hesitate to reach us.


Unless otherwise specified, all the plugin files, scripts and images are licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0.
This plugin makes heavy use of JavaScript libraries and packages since it’s entire interface is built with React. The primary packages being bundled are as follows:


  • Main dashboard tab
  • Useful links tab
  • System status tab
  • Main theme help tab
  • Open support ticket tab
  • Site setup wizard


Installing “Pixelgrade Assistant” can be done either by searching for “Pixelgrade Assistant” via the Plugins Add New screen in your WordPress dashboard, or by using the following steps:

  1. Download the plugin via
  2. Upload the ZIP file through the Plugins Add New Upload screen in your WordPress dashboard.
  3. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  4. Head over to Pixelgrade and set things up.


Is the site connection secure?

Yes. We use a secure authorization protocol (OAuth1.0a) for setting up the connection.

If I connect my site, do you gain access to my site?

No. Connecting your site is just a small exchange of keys meant to establish a way to securely send information, when needed. We don’t have your passwords or other methods to gain access to your site.

If you have a support question that requires us to take a look in your WordPress dashboard, we will ask you for a temporary username and password with admin permissions. But that is up to you to provide.

Is this plugin tracking me?

No. We are not tracking you or your site. We ask your permission to share with us non-specific theme usage data and information about your WordPress install so we can resolve support questions faster – we are a small team and need to be as efficient as possible.

It is up to you if you are willing to share this data with us. We respect your decision. We truly appreciate it if you do, but we will do our best to serve you regardless.


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Contributors & Developers

“Pixelgrade Assistant” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Fixes and improvements throughout the plugin dashboard
  • Prevent updates to unsupported version of plugins that our themes rely upon (e.g. Nova Blocks, Style Manager).
  • Update node packages to their latest version
  • Ensure compatibility with the latest WordPress 5.9.3.


  • Tested with the latest WordPress 5.8.3.
  • Better compatibility for themes based on the Classic Editor.


  • Fixes for starter content (demo data) importing process.
  • Minor styling and copy improvements.


  • Fixes for starter content (demo data) importing process.
  • Minor styling and copy improvements.


  • Improvements and fixes to the theme update notice.
  • Minor styling and copy improvements.


  • Better starter content (aka demo data) management.
  • Added support for multiple starter content sources (if available).
  • Added starter content import logging field so you can see what is going on.
  • Minor styling and copy improvements.


  • Fixed a couple of bugs related to the new recommended plugins management.
  • Fixed an issue related to the setup wizard page showing “no access”.


  • Better recommended plugins management.
  • Fixed a couple of edge cases regarding setup wizard.
  • Force all recommended plugins to be recommended, not required.
  • Updated npm packages to the latest versions.


  • Better handling for error during the import of the starter content (demo content).


  • Added notification for feedback/rating.


  • Fixed an issue with importing demo content images.
  • Fixed an issue with activating recommended plugins
  • Fixed some JS errors.


  • Minor fix for better theme compatibility.


  • Added the “Recommended Plugins” section to the dashboard also
  • Compatibility and stability improvements
  • Updated npm packages to latest versions
  • Minor styling improvements


  • Let’s rock!