You're using an outdated version of EasyArticles on your site? In this section, you'll learn how to upgrade your EasyArticles to the latest version.

If you're upgrading your development site or localhost, please use Upgrading EasyArticles via Full Installer.

Upgrading EasyArticles

Upgrading EasyArticles is very easy. Whenever the current version of EasyArticles on the site is outdated, you'll notice a box appearing on the EasyArticles Dashboard Sidebar that looks similar to the screenshot below.

EasyArticles Outdated


Before proceed with upgrade, please ensure the following has been checked. This can be very helpful if anything went south, you'll be able to restore your previous stable site.

  1. Backup of the site's database (For just in case purposes).
  2. Backup of the modified files (Important).

Friendly reminder: Please do understand that we'll not be held responsible if your modified files are deleted during the upgrade process. It is your responsibility to make a backup of your own files.

Download The Installer

The installer can be found on our site, which is on your Dashboard. Once logged into your account dashboard, you should be able to see the list of subscription that you're currently subscribing to. Choose EasyArticles and click on download Launcher Package button to get the installer package.

EasyArticles Download Launcher

Upgrading EasyArticles

Once you have acquire EasyArticles installer package, you may proceed with the installation. The installation process is fairly simple and very straight forward. It is as easy as uploading the installer package via Joomla Extension Manager and follow the designed steps on the installer.

Uploading EasyArticles Installer

Firstly, navigate to the Joomla Extension Manager by accessing Extensions > Manage > Install.

Extension Manager

Click on the Browse button to locate and select the EasyArticles installer package. Once ready, click on Upload & Install button to continue the installation process.

Once the uploading process is completed, a screen that looks similar as this will be displayed. Continue the installation by clicking on Proceed With Installation button.

EasyArticles Installation

System Requirements Validation

On the first screen of your installation process, a list of pre-requisites of EasyArticles will be displayed. The site must met the Minimum System Requirements before continuing the installation process.

EasyArticles Installation

Select License

On this step, EasyArticles installer will check for licenses that you have with us.

EasyArticles Installation

Installation Process

When the installation process started, you'll see a screen that looks similar to below. This process may take a while depending on the internet connectivity of your server. The main EasyArticles package will be directly downloaded into your server and automatically install on your site.

If everything goes well, the installation should not display any error. Should there is any error displayed, please refer to the installation issues documentation for more information.

EasyArticles Installation

Post Installation Maintenance

There are times when EasyArticles needs to run specific update/maintenance routines to ensure data integrity of the system. They will be executed during this step. Rest assure it would only take a few seconds.

EasyArticles Installation


The installation process is now completed. You may now start configuring EasyArticles settings by clicking on Proceed To Backend button or directly use EasyArticles by clicking on Launch Frontend button.

EasyArticles Installation