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This support documentation explains how use bulk upgrade credits.  Refer to Purchase Bulk Pro subscriptions for purchase information.

Use Upgrade Credits

Bulk upgrades of Edublogs Pro works differently from a single Edublogs Pro:

  • Single subscriptions of Edublogs Pro are automatically applied to the blog you upgraded and single subscriptions of Edublogs Pro automatically renew unless cancelled prior to the renewal date.
  • Bulk upgrades apply credits to the username of the person who made the purchase. These credits need to be manually applied to each blog you want upgraded.
  • The credit upgrades the blog to Edublogs Pro for a year only.  To renew the subscription for the following year you need to wait until just after the Edublogs Pro subscription expires and then apply a new bulk upgrade credit.  For example, if the bulk upgrade credit expires on 2 Oct, 2016 you need to wait until 3 Oct, 2016 to apply a new bulk upgrade credit.

You upgrade blogs to Edublogs Pro using credits as follows:

1.  Click on the Bulk Upgrade link under ‘Upgrade Blog‘ or ‘Pro Account

Bulk upgrade link

2.  Your available credits are listed near the top of the page.

Available Credits

3.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to ‘Find Sites – search for a site to apply an upgrade to’.

You will see the following two options:

  • Choose a site you are a member of
  • Search for a site

Choose a site you are a member of

The “Choose a site you are a member of’ helps you quickly upgrade sites you are a user of.

Select the site(s) you want to upgrade then click Upgrade Sites.

Select the site

If the blog has already been upgraded you’ll see ‘Already upgraded’ next to the blog domain with the Pro expiry date.  To renew the subscription for the following year you need to wait until just after the Edublogs Pro subscription expires and then apply a new bulk upgrade credit.  For example, to upgrade Mrs Waters Class blog I would need to wait until December 23, 2015 to apply a new credit.

Search for a site

Search for a site allows you to upgrade any blog to Edublogs Pro without being added a user to the blog.

Enter the name of the blog you want to upgrade and then click Search.

  • For example http://mrswaters.edublogs.org/ would be entered as mrswaters.edublogs.org
  • It won’t work if you include the http://

Search for site

Once the correct blog is found select that blog and click Upgrade Sites.

Upgrade site

Check Expiry Date

Any blog you’ve upgraded using a bulk upgrade credit is listed under Previously Upgraded Sites at the bottom of your bulk upgrade page.

Expiry dates

To renew the subscription for the following year you need to wait until just after the Edublogs Pro subscription expires and then apply a new bulk upgrade credit.  For example, to upgrade Mrs Waters Class blog I would need to wait until December 23, 2015 to apply a new credit.