Upgrading EasyArticles Via Full Installer
This is an advanced installation setup guide, composed to help advanced users or developers upgrading EasyArticles on their site. Follow the steps provided and continue reading through the particular guide to learn more about EasyArticles.
Upgrading EasyArticles is very easy. Whenever, the version of EasyArticles on the site was outdated, you'll see an oudated notice appearing on the EasyArticles Dashboard Sidebar that looks similar to the screenshot below.
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.
- Backup of the site's database (For just in case purposes).
- 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.
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.
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.
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.
On this step, EasyArticles installer will check for licenses that you have with us.
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.
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.
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.