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How to install Magento 1 extension from zip file?

How to install Magento 1 extension from zip file?

To install a Magento 1 extension from a ZIP file, you typically follow these steps:

  1. Download the Extension: First, obtain the extension ZIP file from the vendor or marketplace where you purchased it.

  2. Extract the ZIP File: Unzip the downloaded file on your local computer. This will reveal the extension files and folders.

  3. Connect to Your Server: Use an FTP client like FileZilla or an SSH client to connect to your Magento server.

  4. Navigate to Magento Root Directory: Once connected, navigate to the root directory of your Magento 1 installation on the server.

  5. Upload Extension Files: Transfer the extracted extension files and folders to the corresponding directories within your Magento installation:

    • Usually, the extension files include folders like 2048 CupCakes app, js, skin, lib, etc. You should merge these folders with the existing directories in your Magento installation, maintaining the directory structure.