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Add a WordPress website to Watchful

The Watchful plugin allows WordPress websites to communicate with Watchful. This allows you to monitor and manage all of your websites from the Watchful dashboard.

Complete the following steps to add a site to the Watchful dashboard.

Add a WordPress site to Watchful

The Watchful Client is published on the WordPress plugin repository and is installed like all plugins on the repo: 

1. Log into your account at

2. Log into the administrative backend your WordPress site. Navigate to the Plugins > Add New area using the links in the sidebar.

3. Search for Watchful in the search bar and click the Install Now button as shown below. 

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4. Once installed, click the Activate button. When the installation/activation is complete, you will be redirected to the Watchful plugin Settings page.

5. Click the Add site to Watchful button as shown below. You will now be re-directed to your Watchful account which will now be displaying your site.

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