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Magento 2 Affiliate Programs v2.x Installation

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Installation

In this article you will learn how to install Magento 2 Affiliate Programs Extension.


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  1. First of all make sure your system meets all the requirements necessary for correct functioning of our Magento 2 Affiliate Programs Extension.
  2. For more details on system requirements, please read Magento system requirements.


Uploading Magento 2 extension files

Download and unpack Magento 2 Affiliate Programs Extension files as it is shown below:


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  1. An original archive with extension to be unpacked.
  2. The unpacked catalog of files.


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In order to upload files to the server, you may use any FTP-client (to show you how it works, we used the FileZilla FTP-client.)


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  1. This is your client side. You will see the unpacked catalog containing the Affiliate Programs Extension.
  2. This is your root directory on the server side. This is where the files should be uploaded.
  3. All the files have to be uploaded to the server. Select the files and press right button of your mouse.
  4. Select the "Upload" option for these files.


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The screenshot below shows possible difficulties that can occur when you upload the files. If there are identical files on the server, they should be overwritten. Below you can check detailed instructions on how to overwrite the files (while using the FileZilla FTP-client):


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  1. If you receive the "Target file already exists" notification from your FTP-client, please, check the instructions below.
  2. Select the "Overwrite" radio button to overwrite files.
  3. Tick the "Apply to current queue only" сheck box in order to save these settings for all similar cases of current queue configuration in the future.
  4. Press "OK".


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After uploading, please select one of the 3 installation methods described below:


SSH Installation (requires SSH access to your webserver)

1. In terminal, switch to your Magento 2 root directory using command:

Command:
  1. cd /FULL_PATH_TO_YOUR_MAGENTO2

where "FULL_PATH_TO_YOUR_MAGENTO2" is the path to your Magento 2 folder on your server.


2. Run the Magento 2 upgrade command:

Command:
  1. php bin/magento setup:upgrade


3. Run the single-tenant compiler command:

Command:
  1. php bin/magento setup:di:compile


4. Deploy static view files command:

Command:
  1. php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy



Web Installation (using native Magento 2 Component Manager)

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  1. Log into your Magento 2 Admin Panel.
  2. Navigate to the "System" tab.
  3. Select the "Web Setup Wizard" option.


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  1. Once you opened "Setup Wizard" interface - navigate to the "Home" tab.
  2. Select the "Component Manager" option.


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Step 1 - Base extension installation


Before you proceed with Affiliate Programs Extension for Magento 2 installation - please, install Plumrocket Base extension. This is a system extension required for correct functioning of all Plumrocket Inc extensions. Note: You may skip Step "1" and proceed with "Step 2" if you have already installed Base extension by Plumrocket Inc.


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  1. In the "Component Manager" tab, please find "Plumrocket_Base" extension.
  2. Select the "Enable" option from the drop-down menu.


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  1. Please, press on the "Start Readiness Check" button on the next page.


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  1. Please, verify all the check marks are green. This means that your system is ready to move forward with Magento 2 Base module installation.
  2. If the check was successful - press on the "Next"button.


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  1. It is important to make a backup. You can select at least the "Code" and "Database" backup options.
  2. Press the "Create Backup" button. This process will put your website into "Maintenance" mode until the Base extension is installed.


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  1. When the backup process is finished, the "Completed" notification will be displayed.
  2. Press on the "Next" button.


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  1. Press the "Enable" button to activate this Magento 2 Base extension.


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  1. The "Update pending" notification means that the activation of this extension is currently in progress. Please, wait until the process is finished.


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  1. The "Success" notification means that Plumrocket Base Magento 2 extension has been successfully installed. At this point your website is in "Live" mode again.
  2. You can now get back to setup tool and install the Affiliate Programs Extension for Magento 2.


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Step 2 - Affiliate Programs Extension for Magento 2 installation


On this step, please navigate back to the "Component Manager" tab, and activate the Affiliate Programs Extension for Magento 2 the same way you did with the Base Extension:


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  1. Please, find "Plumrocket_Affiliate" extension in the "Component Manager" tab.
  2. Select the "Enable" option from the drop-down menu.


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Proceed with the Affiliate Programs Extension activation in the same way as with Base extension above. Once the extension is activated - please, follow the final steps below:


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  1. Navigate to your Magento 2 Admin Panel.
  2. Go to the "Plumrocket" tab.
  3. If you see the "Affiliate Programs" tab in the list, this means that Magento 2 Affiliate Programs Extension from Plumrocket Inc. has been successfully installed.


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License Installation

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  1. Go to the "Plumrocket" tab in the main menu.
  2. Navigate to the "Affiliate Programs" > select the "Configuration" option.
  3. Your Serial Key should be entered automatically in most cases. If you see green check mark - this means that product Magento 2 Serial Key has been successfully activated. Now it is safe to enable the extension. However, if the green check mark is not there - you will need to enter your product Serial Key manually. In order to find and activate your Serial Key - please follow the License Installation for Magento 2 instructions.


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