Here is a step-by-step guide to activating the theme license key

To receive automatic theme updates, you will need to activate the theme license, you have to activate your theme license. The theme license activation process is pretty straightforward. Simply follow the instruction below, and you will be done in a couple of minutes.

NOTE: Before you start activating your theme license you need to install your premium theme successfully. To install the theme follow this link.

How to activate the theme license key on your website?

The License key will be delivered to your email address that is registered during the theme purchase. Immediately after you purchase the theme, check for the license key in your inbox.

After you purchase Premium Themes from Sparkle Themes, we will send you an email with the license key. Alternatively, you can also log in to your dashboard from the “login” section on our website to find your license key. 

The email you receive from us should look like in the image below. The email will have download links, product prices, purchase receipts, and the license key with other information. 

To get your license key from the dashboard, enter your username and password used at the time of purchasing the theme.

account sectionHow to activate the theme license key

For the logged-in users, you can see the “Your Profile ” section instead of login. 

How to activate the theme license key

Once you are logged in, you will be redirected to the ” my account ” pageSometimes, you will not be redirected for some reason. In this case, click on the “my account” in the header menu area. Your account page will look something like the image below. Click on “view licenses” 

view license key

When you click on the view licenses link, you will see like in the screen below. If you click on the key icon, you can view the license code. 

Theme activation license key

Now you have your license key. To install this license key to your website, follow these steps:

  • login to your dashboard
  • Install your purchased theme
  • Go to Theme Panel – Sparkle Theme License
  • Paste your license key and click on “save changes.”
Theme activation license key

Once you hit the save button, you will be prompted with a screen that says “activate the license.” That’s it. 

The license key is necessary to validate the theme. When you are a genuine user with a valid license key, you can get an automatic theme update notification and update the theme with a single click.


Without the license key, the theme will work as usual, but you will miss the update notifications. New updates are essential for fixing bugs, staying up to date with new features and WordPress updates

What is a regular Theme License?

A regular license is a license that will allow you to use the theme on a single website only. To use the product on multiple websites, you need to get an extended license. This is basically a business model adopted to help theme developers to maximize revenue for their dedicated work.

What are GPL themes?

“GPL” stands for “General Public License”. GPL themes are themes under GPL license that allows themes to be freely used, modified, and redistributed by anyone.

What is the difference between regular license and extended license

Regular license means you can use it to one (1) of your websites or your client’s website(s). So, one (1) license = one (1) website.
An extended license means you can use it on multiple websites. Under the Extended License you can sell your end product.

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