Extensions packing

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Recommendations when creating packs to distribute extensions:

Single extension

Name it with extension type and version at end

* com_extensionxyz_v1.0.zip
* mod_extensionxyz_v1.0.zip
* plg_extensionxyz_v1.0.zip

Multiple extensions pack

If creating zip/tar files that require unzipping prior to install name the zip accordingly:

* extensionxyz_v1.0_UNZIPME.zip

It's strongly recommended to use Package (Joomla 2.5 and higher) for multiple extensions. This avoids unpacking and is easily installable.

Test it

Please do test the zip/tar file and install it in a Joomla test server before release your file.