How to Install and Setup Module in Joomla

How to Install and Setup Module in Joomla

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Joomla Modules are content items which can be displayed anywhere on the site template by providing site position. Joomla Modules helps to extend or add new functionality to Joomla CMS. Joomla Modules are easy to install from administrator control panel of Joomla site.

STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS

1Download the compressed zip module to your local machine.

2Login to back end administrator control panel of your Joomla site.

STEPS For Joomla 1.5

3Go to Extensions > Install/Uninstall. View step

4Now click on Choose.. button View step and select module from your local machine. Now click on Upload Files and install buttonView step. After installation finishes successfully you will receive message ‘Install Module Success’ View step. Thats it your module is now available to use with website.

5Note that module must be enabled before using it. So got to Extensions > Module Manager list of module will be displayed.View step

6Now click on the module you installed from the list View step. Module settings will come up.

7In the Module setting change the Enable parameter value to Yes View step. Select Position View stepwhere module is going to display on the site and in the ‘Menu assignment’ Select all if you want to display menu on all pages or select menu items from the list provided View step.Now click on Apply to save changes done.

STEPS For Joomla 1.6, 1.7 and 2.5

3Go to Extensions > Extension Manager View step.

4Click on Choose.. button View step and select module from your local machine.Now click on Upload and Install View step. After installation finishes successfully you will receive message ‘Installing module was successful’ View step. Newly installed module is now ready to use on site.

5Module must be enabled before we can able to use it so go to Extensions > Module Manager View step. List of modules installed will be displayed.

6Now click on the newly installed module from the list View step. If module is not available in the list click onNew button View step List of various available module types will pop-up you will find the newly installed module there View step. Click on the module and it will be added to the list.

7Select module from the list. In module setting change Status of module to Published View step. SelectPosition of module by clicking on Select position button View step. Change Module assignment setting to On All Pages View step. Now click on Save & close.

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