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How to update Magento 1 extension?

Update module via FTP

Extract module’s file, place this file into code folder of Magento site:

update-module-m1

Log into backend, flush Magento cache and check the module function after updating. In case you want to completely uninstall the old module before updating, follow these steps:

Step 1: To disable module, edit this file

/app/etc/modules/<your_module>.xml;

Replace <active>true</active> by <active>false</active>;

Step 2: Delete all mysql tables created by the module

Step 3: Delete the module in the core_recourse table

Step 4: Delete files in the <project_root>/var/cache folder

Step 5: Refresh Magento site and the module has been removed successfully

Then put the code of the module to site’s folder via ftp as mentioned above and flush Magento cache.

 

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