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Magento Advanced Promotions v1.x Installation

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Installation

Here you will learn how to correctly install Magento Advanced Promotions Extension.


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Steps Before you Proceed with the Installation:
  1. Check if your server meets all necessary requirements

    First of all make sure your system meet the requirements necessary for the correct functioning of our Magento extension. For more details on system requirements read Magento system requirements.

  2. Disable Magento Compilation

    Make sure that Compilation is disabled in your Magento. Please follow the steps outlined in this Wiki article to disable Compilation.

  3. Enable Magento Cache

    Make sure to enable Magento Cache.


Manual Installation

To install this Magento Advanced Promotions extension, 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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In order to perform FULL installation of Magento Advanced Promotions Extension, please do the Step 1 and Step 2 below:

Step 1

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  1. In the extracted folder navigate inside "step1" directory and upload its content into your store root.


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You may use any FTP-client in order to upload files to the server. (To show 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 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.


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Step 2

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  1. In the extracted folder navigate inside "step2" directory and upload its content into your store root.


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Description.png Detailed description:
  1. This is your client side. You will see the unpacked catalog containing the 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.


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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".


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Clear Magento Cache

When Advanced Promotions Magento module is installed, 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 Advanced Promotions Extension as shown below.


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  1. Go to “Plumrocket” tab. If there is "Advanced Promotions" tab in the list, this means that Magento Advanced Promotions Extension from Plumrocket Inc. has been successfully installed.
  2. This section allows to check Magento Advanced Promotions Extension version.


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Next Step > Configuring Advanced Promotions Extension

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