This site is being deprecated.
Please see the official X‑Plane Support page for help.
Connect your Joystick (to the computer with installed X-Plane), install the software (drivers) and make sure that it is detected/recognized by your computer. If your joystick is detected then you can configure joystick functions in X-Plane app. You can read more about configuring joystick functions in X-Plane 10 here.
This site is no longer being actively maintained.