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Magento 2 Layered Navigation Extension v3.x Updating

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In this article you will learn how to update your Magento 2 Layered Navigation and Product Filter Extension correctly, please follow this step-by-step guide below.


You can choose one of the following two methods to update the extension on your Magento 2 store:

1. Update via FTP2. Update via the Composer



Update Extension via FTP

Step 1. Download and unzip the Magento 2 Layered Navigation extension's files as shown below:


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  1. Login to your Plumrocket store account: https://store.plumrocket.com/
  2. Select "My Account" in the menu. (To open this page you have to log in first)
  3. Select "My Downloads" in the menu.
  4. Press on the "Download" link to download the latest version of your extension.
  5. If you need to download one of the previous versions of your extension or to check the change logs, please, press on the "Release archive" link.


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  1. In the "Release Archive" section you can see the list of available versions, read the change logs and download one of the previous versions.


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  1. We strongly recommend that you backup all your Magento 2 files and folders before you proceed with updating the extension.


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  1. This is your client side. Here you will see the unpacked catalog containing Magento 2 Layered Navigation and Product Filter Extension.
  2. This is your root directory on the server side. The files should be uploaded here.
  3. All the files have to be uploaded to the server. Select the files and press right button of your mouse.
  4. Choose the "Upload" option for these files.


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Step 3. SSH Installation (requires SSH access to your webserver)


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

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 next three Magento 2 commands:

php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:di:compile
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy


After running these commands, the extension should be updated successfully. Similar message should be displayed in your console as displayed below:

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Next Step > Magento Layered Navigation v3.x Configuration


Update Extension via the Composer

In order to update your Magento 2 Layered Navigation and Product Filter extension via the Composer, open the console (SSH terminal) and follow commands:


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

cd /FULL_PATH_TO_YOUR_MAGENTO2

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


2. Update your Plumrocket extension to the latest version:

 composer update plumrocket/module-productfilter


After running this command, you will be prompted to enter the username and password (skip this step if your credentials were saved during the installation).

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In order to find your personal Username and Password to update extension via the Composer, go to your account at https://store.plumrocket.com/ > select "My Account" in the header menu > select the "My Downloads" tab > find the required Plumrocket extension in the list > and press the "Install via Composer" link. Please see screenshot below.


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  1. Copy the "Username" key from the popup window.
  2. Copy the "Password" key from the popup window.


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3. Run the next three Magento 2 commands:

php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:di:compile
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy


After running these commands, the extension should be updated successfully. Similar message should be displayed in your console as displayed below:

Installation of extension via composer by plumrocket v3.jpg


Next Step > Magento Layered Navigation v3.x Configuration

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