Magento plugin – 2. Installation

eMailChef Magento Plugin Tutorial


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As with other Magento Extensions, installation can be performed through Magento Connect, via file upload or via FTP.

2.1 From Magento Connect

To install from Magento Connect please follow these steps:

  • Locate the extension in Magento Connect: https://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/catalog/product/view/id/31497/s/emailchef-mail-marketing-automation/
  • Register an account with Magento Connect, if you don’t already have one
  • Log into your account
  • Click on Install Now
  • If prompted to select the version of Magento Connect, select v2
  • Check the check box to agree to the license agreement
  • Click on “Get Extension Key”
  • Click on “Select Key” to copy it to the clipboard
  • Now log into your Magento admin console and navigate to System > Magento Connect > Magento Connect Manager
  • Paste the Extension Key under Install New Extensions and click on Install
  • Magento will retrieve the Extension automatically and will then prompt you to install it. Click on Proceed to do so.
  • Magento will install the extension and show a success message. Click on Refresh and you should now see the extension listed under Manage Existing Extensions
  • Scroll to the top and click on Return to Admin to return to your store admin console
  • You may need to log out of the Magento admin and log back in to avoid permissions issues.

 

2.2 Via file upload

  • Download the latest version from https://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/catalog/product/view/id/31497/
  • Load it into the Magento Connect Manager using the Direct package file upload feature.
  • This will trigger the installation of the extension.
  • Click “Refresh” at the end of the installation step, and you should see eMailChef in the list of installed extensions.
  • Scroll to the top and click on Return to Admin to return to your store admin console
  • You may need to log out of the Magento admin and log back in to avoid permissions issues.

 

2.3 Via FTP

  • Download the latest version from https://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/catalog/product/view/id/31497/
  • Log out of Magento
  • Unpackage the *.tgz file onto your computer. if you received a *.zip file from us, unzip the file, and then unpackage again the *.tgz file
  • Upload via FTP the two folders “app” and “skin” folders to your Magento root folder, which already contains two folders with the same names. In other words, you will be adding new folders and files to those two folders, which already exist. No files will be overwritten.
  • Log into Magento and clear the Magento cache under System
  • Logout and Log into Magento again
  • You should be able to use the eMailChef extension