S5 Installing an Extension Tutorial

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Dec 4, 2013 (3 years and 7 months ago)

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S5
Installing an Extension Tutorial

Joomla
!

1.5

http://www.shape5.com

http://www.shape5.com


First download the
Joomla! 1.5 extension
that you wish to
install from
the Shape5 website


www.shape5.com


Install the extension as follows

Sign in

to your Joomla! 1.5
administration. You should arrive
at your “control panel” screen

1. Select the
“extensions”
dropdown menu.

2. Click on
“install/uninstall”

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1.
Click on
“Browse”

2.
A window will pop up

3.
Navigate to the place where you have
saved the extension

4.
Select the extension you want to
install

5.
Click
“Open


Click on
“Upload File and Install”

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You should receive the
“Install Module Success”
message

1.
Go to the
“Extensions”
menu

2.
Click on
“Module Manager”

Configure the extension as required

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1.
At
the
“module manager”
screen you should see a list
of modules.

2.
Then
search
for “s5”

and it
will bring up a list of installed
Shape 5 extensions

1.
Now
find the extension

that you wish to install.

2.
Then
click on the name of the extension
to see all of the options available to
you

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Details Section

Menu Assignment Section

Parameters Section

Details Section

1.
Module Type



shows the name of the module type

2.
Title



You may name the module here

3.
Show Title


Choose whether to show the title of the module or not.
Normally you can select “no” for extensions

4.
Enabled



You must enable the
extension
for it to work

5.
Position



Choose where you would like the
extension
to appear on your web page using your template positions

6.
Order



Choose which order you would like the modules to appear in

7.
Access Level


Choose which users will have access to the module. If you are unsure you should probably select
“public” which will mean everyone can see it

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Details Section

Menu Assignment Section

Parameters Section

Menu Assignment Section

1.
Choose from “All”, “None”, or “Select Menu Item(s) from the list”

2.
If you choose “All” the module/extension will be available on all pages

3.
If you choose “None” the module/extension will not appear on any pages

4.
If you choose “Select Menu item(s) from the List” your module/extension will only appear on the chosen pages

5.
If you select “Select Menu item(s) from the List” you need to select which pages you would like your module/extension to
appear on. Hold “Ctrl” on the PC or “Command” on an Apple Mac and you will be able to select multiple options

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Details Section

Menu Assignment Section

Parameters Section

Parameters Section

1.
The parameters section will have all of the options for your extension.

2.
It is beyond the scope of this tutorial to show you what these options do because they are different for every
module. Please refer to the forums and documentation for the individual modules that you require in order to
explore these options.

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