JV-ShrinkTheWeb - Upgrading Procedure

THERE IS NO NEED TO UNINSTALL THE EXISTING VERSION OF JV-ShrinkTheWeb TO UPGRADE! PLEASE TAKE A BACKUP OF DATABASE BEFORE YOU PROCEED

  • Login to your account at JV-Extensions and download the JV-ShrinkTheWeb component and plugin for Joomla! 3.x.
  • Upgrade will NOT delete or remove your existing JV-ShrinkTheWeb configuration. So it is absolutely safe to continue, though we recommend that you take a backup of database, before any upgrade
  • Login to your Joomla! admin panel
  • Go to Extensions -> Plug-In Manager and disable JV-ShrinkTheWeb system plugin
  • Go to Extensions Manager
  • Component:
    • In "Upload Package File", browse and select the downloaded component zip file and click on "Upload & Install"
    • Joomla! will read the package and will automatically upgrade the JV-ShrinkTheWeb component contained in it
    • After the installation, do not forget to click on the link in the page, to continue and complete the post installation/upgrade
  • System Plugin:
    • In "Upload Package File", browse and select the downloaded system plugin zip file and click on "Upload & Install"
    • Joomla! will read the package and will automatically upgrade the JV-ShrinkTheWeb plugin contained in it
  • Editor Plugin:
    • In "Upload Package File", browse and select the downloaded editor plugin zip file and click on "Upload & Install"
    • Joomla! will read the package and will automatically upgrade the JV-ShrinkTheWeb plugin contained in it
  • Once installation is successful, go to "Extensions -> Plugin Manager" and enable "System - JV-ShrinkTheWeb" plugin and "Button - Thumbnail Preview (stwpreview)" plugin.
  • You may then proceed to JV-ShrinkTheWeb Component and re-configure the settings
  • System Plugin:
    • In "Upload Package File", browse and select the downloaded plugin zip file and click on "Upload & Install"
    • Joomla! will read the package and will automatically upgrade the JV-ShrinkTheWeb plugin contained in it

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