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Magento Newsletter Popup v2.x Installation

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Installation

Here you will learn how to correctly install the Magento Newsletter Popup 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 popup newsletter 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 Newsletter Popup v2.x 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 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.


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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 the magento email popup 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 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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Next Step > Configuring and Enabling Newsletter Popup Extension v2.x

Newsletter Popup Thumbnail Generation

At some point in order to enable Newsletter Popup thumbnail generation you will need to install the wkhtmltoimage command line tool (which is a part of wkhtmltopdf command line tool). This option is disabled by default as shown below.


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  1. In your Magento backend please go to the "Configuration" section of the Newsletter Popup Extension.
  2. You will see that the option "Thumbnail Generation" is disabled by default.


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This option is used for generating Newsletter Popup thumbnails that display in the "Manage Popups" grid as shown below.


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  1. Go to "Manage Popups" section of Newsletter Popup extension.
  2. Thumbnails of your Newsletter Popups will be available in the grid once this option is enabled.


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Please note that enabling this option is not obligatory, however it is a useful tool that will help admin to visually distinguish multiple popups at the backend.


In order to enable Newsletter Popup Thumbnail Generation option, please follow the step-by-step instructions below.


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  1. Go to wkhtmltopdf official page and click on the "Downloads" link.


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  1. Choose and download the needed archive from the list.


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Once you've downloaded the archive/file - you will need to pass it to your server administrator (or to your hosting support) with a request to install it on your server.


After successful installation of wkhtmltopdf command line tool for Newsletter Popup Thumbnail Generation the according option should become enabled in your Magento backend as shown below.


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  1. In your Magento backend please go to the "Configuration" section of the Newsletter Popup Extension.
  2. You will see that the option "Thumbnail Generation" is now enabled.


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Next Step > Configuring and Enabling Newsletter Popup Extension v2.x


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