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Magento Newsletter Popup v1.x Upgrading to v.2.x

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Upgrading Newsletter Popup from v1.x to v2.x

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Note, that this only concerns the case when you already have v.1.x and additionally purchased v.2.x of Newsletter Popup extension at our store.

In this article you will learn how to perform an upgrade of Magento Newsletter Popup extension from version 1.x to version 2.x. To do this, please follow the step-by-step instructions below.

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  1. Enter the site https://store.plumrocket.com/ under your account.
  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. Make sure to backup all your Magento files and folders before you proceed with updating extension.
  2. Before you proceed with extension installation - you need to make sure that Compilation is disabled in your Magento. Please follow the steps outlined in this Wiki article to disable Compilation.
    Note: You don't have to make step 2 if Compilation is permanently disabled in your Magento.

Upgrading Newsletter Popup Extension from v1.x to v2.x Manually

To upgrade this Magento Newsletter Popup Extension to v2.x - you will need the archive containing it. The unpacked archive and catalog of files are shown below.

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  1. This is the original archive to be unpacked.
  2. This is the unpacked catalog of files.

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Below you will find a step-by-step instruction of the installation process. To upload files to the server, you may use any FTP-client (To show you how it works we used the FTP-client FileZilla.)

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


The screenshot below depicts possible difficulties that can occur when you upload the files. In case there are identical files on the server, they should be overwritten. Below you will find detailed tips on how to overwrite files (when using the FTP-client FileZilla):

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


Clear Magento Cache

Don't forget to clear Magento cache. To do this, follow the instructions below:

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  1. Go to the Admin Panel >> System.
  2. Click on Cache Management.


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  1. Press the “Flush Magento Cache” button.

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After the extension is installed successfully you can enable the magento compilation. Note: You don't have to enable compilation if it was disabled prior to extension installation. Please follow the steps outlined in this Wiki article if you decide to run the compilation.

Sign-out and Sign-in back to Admin Panel. Then you will see the installed Magento Newsletter Popup Extension as shown below. For more information on our Newsletter Popup Magento Extension's preview and settings visit our "Configuration" section.

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  1. Click on “Plumrocket”.
  2. If there is "Newsletter Popup" tab in the list, it means that the Newsletter Popup Module from Plumrocket Inc. has been successfully installed.

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License Installation

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  1. Click on "Plumrocket -> Newsletter Popup -> Configuration".
  2. In most cases your Serial Key should appear automatically. If you see this green check mark - this means that product 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 instructions.

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