thanks imath for the suggestion, it worked.
i had to fix the permission for both /wp-content/uploads/bpmh-widgets/ and /wp-content/uploads/bpmh-widgets-temp/ dirs.
then i uploaded the zip files in the /wp-content/uploads/bpmh-widgets/ dir and refreshed and it worked.
I get this error when I try and install a widget: ‘Oops, error while unzipping!’ Prompts me to input the password for ftp. Then it says that it was installed but the activation button doesn’t show up. The link for installation is still there. Not sure if this has to do with my hosting account [...]
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