Before installing the plugin, QGIS version 3.22 or higher needs to be installed on your computer.
To install the plugin, you must have QGIS version 3.22 or higher. Download the appropriate installer depending on your operating system:
Once the installer is downloaded from the website, it needs to be run (double click on it). Select the Default settings for all options.
Installing older versions of QGIS
Older versions of QGIS can be accessed at the below links. We recommend the latest version of QGIS (see instructions above) but the below links might be useful if you have a specific need for accessing an older version of QGIS (for example if you need to install an older version of ).
Installing the stable version (recommended)
The preferred way to install the is through QGIS. To install from within QGIS, first launch QGIS, and then go to Plugins in the menu bar at the top of the program and select Manage and install plugins.
Then search for a plugin called trends.earth and select Install plugin at the bottom right of the screen.
If your plugin has been installed properly, there will be a menu bar in the top left of your browser that looks like this:
If problems arise during installation
Try restarting QGIS after installing or upgrading the plugin - this can solve many common installation issues.
If you are having a problem upgrading the plugin, try uninstalling the old version of Trends.Earth before installing the new one. This can be done from within the Installed tab of the plugins window.
If the above don’t work, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Installing the development version (advanced users)
There are two ways to install the development version of the plugin. For more details, see the README for .
To Register, click the Register for Trends.Earth (step 1) button from the “Settings” dialog box under Trends.Earth login information.
Enter your email, name, organization and country of residence.
Select Ok and you will see a message indicating your user has been registered.
4. After registering, you will receive an email from email@example.com with your password. If you don’t see the email in your inbox after 15-20 seconds, please check your spam folder in case the email was sent there. Once you receive this email , click on the “Edit selected configuration” icon in the “Settings” dialog:
This will bring up the “Authentication” dialog asking for your password. Enter the password you received from firstname.lastname@example.org and click “Save”:
From the “Settings” dialog click on “Test connection”:
You will see a message indicating you have successfully been logged in:
You are now ready to start using Trends.Earth!