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Libraries App

The Libraries App allows you to connect your WordPress site to Assistant Pro Cloud. Once it's connected, you can create, manage and add content to libraries, launch the Assistant Pro Cloud and disconnect from Assistant Pro Cloud.

Libraries app overview

​Create a Library

To create a new library from the Assistant Plugin:

  1. Open the Libraries App.
  2. Click the Plus (+) icon.
  3. Enter a name for your library.
  4. Click the Enter button or hit Enter / Return on your keyboard.

Create library via Assistant plugin

Add Content to libraries

The Libraries App lets you can add content, media, colors and customizer (theme) settings to your libraries.

Add Posts, Pages or Templates

  1. Open the Libraries App.
  2. Click the library you want to add content to.
  3. Click the Plus (+) icon.
  4. Enter the name of the piece of content you would like to add in the search field.
  5. Click the search result for the piece of content you would like to add.

Add Colors

  1. Open the Libraries App.
  2. Navigate to the library you want to add color(s) to.
  3. Click the Plus (+) icon and select Colors.
  4. Select your color from the color picker or enter numeric values to select a color.
  5. Name your color (by default the name will be the color’s hex code).

Add a Color to a library

Add Code Snippets

  1. Open the Libraries App.
  2. Navigate to the library you want to add the code snippet to.
  3. Click the Plus (+) icon.
  4. Select Code.
  5. Type or paste your code snippet.
  6. Click Add.

Add Theme Settings

This procedure saves your site’s customizer settings.

  1. Open the Libraries App.
  2. Navigate to the library you want to add the theme settings to.
  3. Click the Plus (+) icon.
  4. Select Settings.
  5. Click Add Settings.

Add a Theme Settings to a library

Edit a Library

To edit a library from the Assistant Plugin:

  1. Open the Libraries App.
  2. Navigate to the library you want to edit.
  3. Click the Settings button (cog icon).

From here, you can perform the following actions:

  • Name - Edit the library name.
  • Description - Give the library a description.
  • Visibility - Set the visibility of the library, chose between Public and Private.
  • Featured Image - You can assign an image to the library which will be used for the Assistant's user interface (UI).
  • Library Collections
  • Import Library
  • Delete Library

Delete a Library

To delete a library from the Libraries App:

  1. Open the Libraries App.
  2. Select the library you want to delete.
  3. Click the Settings icon.
  4. Scroll down to the Danger Zone section.
  5. Click the Delete Library button in the Delete this library section.
  6. Confirm the deletion.

Delete library from Assistant plugin

Import Content

You can import content and creative asset from a library to a website with the Assistant plugin.

Import Content

  1. In the Libraries app, navigate to the Content section and select the piece of content you’d like to import to your site.

  2. Scroll down and click the Import action and select one of the following choices:

    • Create New
      Imports the library item and creates a new page or post in the WordPress Admin Dashboard.

    • Replace current Page/Post
      The library item is imported on the current page or post.

      caution

      This action replaces all content in the posts.

Add single WordPress content

Import Images

  1. In the Libraries app, navigate to the Images section and select the image you’d like to import to your site.
  2. In the Actions section, click Import.
    The image will now be available in your WordPress Media Browser and Assistant Media app.

Add single images

Import Theme Settings

  1. Open the Libraries app.
  2. Navigate to the Theme Settings section and select the theme settings item you’d like to import to your site.
  3. In the Actions section, click either Preview to preview the settings, or Apply to Theme to replace your current settings.
warning

The Apply to Theme setting overwrites any current theme settings, so be sure to back them up before using.

Add Theme settings

Import an entire library to a site

You can import an entire Assistant Pro library to a website. Importing a library in one step imports all of the creative assets in your library except colors.

To import an entire library:

  • In the Libraries app, select the library you’d like to import to your site.
  • Click the gear icon to open the library settings.
  • In the Import Library section, click the Import Library button.

Update

The Update action allows you to update the library item with the content from the current page or post.

warning

Assistant Pro does not store revisions in the cloud, so this action cannot be reversed.

Update library item with content from post

Launch Assistant Pro Cloud

You can quickly launch Assistant Pro Cloud in a browser from within Assistant plugin's Libraries App.

To launch Assistant Pro Cloud from the Libraries App:

  1. Open the Libraries App.
  2. Click your avatar in the upper right corner.
  3. Select Launch Cloud.
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Using the Launch Cloud option is only possible after you have connected the Assistant plugin.

Launch Cloud

Disconnect from Assistant Pro Cloud

The Assistant Pro Cloud can be disconnected from within the Libraries App. To disconnect your WordPress site from an Assistant Pro Cloud account:

  1. Open the Libraries App
  2. Click your avatar to deploy a dropdown menu
  3. Select Disconnect
caution

If you are disconnected from the Assistant Pro cloud, the Library App will be unable to access libraries, and you will need to reconnect for libraries to display.

Disconnect from Cloud