Plugin How To’s

This is a short overview about some general things for plugins.

Installation

  • Extract the .zip package
  • Upload the “upload” folder on your webspace
  • Install the plugin at ACP -> Configuration -> Plugins -> *YourPlugin* -> Install

Update

  • Extract the .zip package
  • Upload the “upload” folder on your webspace and override old files
  • It may be necessary to reactivate the plugin, that will be mentioned in the release announcement

Upgrade

  • First uninstall the old version of the plugin (ACP -> Configuration -> Plugins -> *YourPlugin* -> Uninstall)
    Attention: If databases have been created and data is stored in it, you have to save them before uninstalling the plugin
  • Extract the .zip package
  • Upload the “upload” folder on your webspace
  • Install the plugin at ACP -> Configuration -> Plugins -> *YourPlugin* -> Install
  • If you made a backup of the old data, you can now import it again