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Add a website to Watchful

The Watchful client allows WordPress and Joomla 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 watchful.net.

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 Settings page.

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

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Add a Joomla site to Watchful

Watchful is published on the Joomla Extensions Directory, so the easiest way to install it is by using the Install from Web tool in the backend of your Joomla website. 

1. Log into your account at watchful.net.

2. Login to the backend of your Joomla website and select Extensions > Manage > Install from the top menu.

3. In the search box, enter Watchful and select Watchful Client from the search results. 

4. . Click the Install button.

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4. On the post-install screen, click the Add site to Watchful button as shown below. You will now be re-directed to the Watchful Dashboard which will now be displaying your site.

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