Install from Web

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The Joomla Install from Web feature was added as part of Joomla! 3.2 to make installing extensions from the Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED).

To enable it simply go into the Joomla Extension Manager and click on the notice at the top to install the extra plugin needed for it to function (Note there are known issues with Akeeba Backup hiding this message).

Video Demo

You can see a video walk through of the Install from web feature here:

Information for Extension Developers

If you already have an extension on JED then you need to make a few small changes to get your extension working on the Joomla Extension Finder. Click Here for more information.

Plugin versions

  • 1.0.2 Initial released version with Joomla 3.2.0 Stable
  • 1.0.3 Minor fix for translations escapings (server-side fix for "Sort by rating" to correspond to JED)
  • 1.0.4 Minor addition for support of display of commercial/non-commercial "$" icon and for number of reviews and votes in category views (server-side: Same additions and fix of sorting in leaf-category view by rating to reflect JED sorting)
  • 1.0.5 Mandatory upgrade for Joomla 3.2.1 to adapt to a change in Javascript introduced by Joomla 3.2.1
  • 1.1.0 is the current version. Please consult the GitHub repository for changes since the previous release.