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How to install JooCart?

Downloading JooCart or jCart
1. Download your JooCart or jCart package by clicking download link from your account
   http://www.soft-php.com/index.php?option=com_opencart(com_jcart)&route=account/download
2. JooCart or jCart Package contains:
   JOOCART(JCART)_UNZIP_FIRST
3. Download JOOCART(JCART)_UNZIP_FIRST file
4. Unzip it,you will get
   a) JOOCART(JCART)_VersionNumber_UNZIP_FIRST.zip
   b) FIXED_BUGS_VersionNumber_UNZIP_FIRST.zip
   c) UPGRADE_JOOCART(JCART)_VersionNumber_UNZIP_FIRST.zip
   d) Others folder which contains zip files of older versions
Installation JooCart or jCart
Unzip JOOCART(JCART)_VersionNumber_UNZIP_FIRST.zip,you will get com_opencart(com_jcart).zip,README files and Modules,Plugins folder.

FIRST METHOD
1. Go to Joomla menu: Extensions->Extension Manager
2. Browse file com_opencart(com_jcart).zip and click "Upload & Install" button from "Upload Package File" section.
3. Done.

SECOND METHOD
If you can not install com_opencart(com_jcart).zip using first method then use this method.
Make sure JooCart or jCart(com_opencart(com_jcart).zip) is not already installed in Extensions->Extension Manager:Manage section.If it is already installed, then uninstall it.
1. Open FTP connection to your Joomla site, locate and open tmp folder.
2. Upload com_opencart(com_jcart).zip using ftp in to your public_html(joomla_root_directory)/tmp folder.
3. Go to Joomla menu(Extensions->Extension Manager).
4. Give Install URL in "Install from URL" section as follows:
Install URL: http://www.YOUR_SITE_URL.com/tmp/com_opencart(com_jcart).zip
If you see error message "Error connecting to the server: failed to open stream: no suitable wrapper could be found Invalid URL" then put Install URL as follows:
Install URL: ../tmp/com_opencart(com_jcart).zip
5. Install it by clicking "Install" button from "Install from URL" section.
6. Now delete com_opencart(com_jcart).zip file from public_html(joomla_root_directory)/tmp folder(IMPORTANT).

THIRD METHOD
If you can not install com_opencart(com_jcart).zip using first two methods then use this method.
Make sure JooCart or jCart(com_opencart(com_jcart).zip) is not already installed in Extensions->Extension Manager:Manage section.If it is already installed, then uninstall it.
1. Unzip all of the files locally(i.e unzip com_opencart(com_jcart).zip). Then transfer the files (using FTP) to a folder in the tmp directory (for example /home/demophpsoft/public_html/tmp/com_opencart(com_jcart)/) for the com_opencart(com_jcart).zip you are installing.
2. Also you can upload the com_opencart(com_jcart).zip file first(in /home/demophpsoft/public_html/tmp/com_opencart(com_jcart)/ folder) then extract it using a file manager which has extract feature.
3. Go to Joomla menu(Extensions->Extension Manager) but select "Install From Directory" indicating the correct folder name. This folder name should be an absolute path from the root of the filesystem(for example Install Directory: /home/demophpsoft/public_html/tmp/com_opencart(com_jcart)/).
4. Install it by clicking "Install" button from "Install From Directory" section.
5. Delete the com_opencart(com_jcart) folder from tmp directory(e.g. /home/demophpsoft/public_html/tmp/).
Access JooCart or jCart Admin Panel
1. Go to Joomla Menu: Components->JooCart or jCart
2. Enter default username and password
   You will get default JooCart or jCart admin username and password in README.txt
3. Change the default password.Very Important!!!!
Access JooCart or jCart Frontend
1. Go to Joomla Menus->Main Menu
2. Click in "New" button.
3. Select Menu type as JooCart or jCart->Home
4. Provide Menu Title(e.g. Shop etc),Alias(e.g. shop etc).
5. Save.
6. Go to Joomla Frontend (http://www.YOUR_JOOMLA_SITE.com/).
7. You will see a Shop menu for JooCart or jCart,Click on it.
Install JooCart or jCart Modules and Plugins
1. Go to Joomla menu: Extensions->Extension Manager
2. Install each modules and plugins separately from Modules or Plugins folder using Joomla menu: Extensions->Extension Manager(You will get all the modules in your package Modules\1.5.x or 1.6.x-3.x folder and you will get plugins in Plugins\1.5.x or 1.6.x-3.x folder).
3. Browse a module or plugin file(e.g mod_opencart.shopping_cart.zip) and click "Upload & Install" button from "Upload Package File" section.
4. Enable and configure each module or plugin if you need them using Joomla menu: Extensions->Module Manager or Extensions->Plug-in Manager
5. Make sure your module is also enabled in JooCart or jCart Admin Panel Modules section(JooCart or jCart Admin Panel Menu: Extensions->Modules).
Changing JooCart or jCart Default Options
1. Go to JooCart or jCart admin panel,Find a button named "Parameters"(in Joomla 1.5.x) or "Options"(in Joomla 1.6.x-3.x) at the top-right or top-left corner.Click on it(in Joomla >=1.6.x See in Preferences Tab).
2. You will see there many options including using Joomla buttons,Single Admin Login etc.From there you can also show or hide JooCart or jCart header,footer,category menu for frontend.
3. vQmod Installation is easy in JooCart or jCart.vQmod files are included with JooCart or jCart.If you want to enable vqmod,then just set "Enable vQmod for JooCart or jCart" to Yes from these options.No need to do anything else.

Fixed Bugs for JooCart or jCart
1. Download JooCart or jCart package regularly to get any new issue's fixed files.
2. Unzip FIXED_BUGS_VersionNumber_UNZIP_FIRST.zip file,you will get a Readme.txt file.
3. Follow the instructions from Readme.txt file.
Upgrading JooCart or jCart from older version
1. Unzip UPGRADE_JOOCART(JCART)_VersionNumber_UNZIP_FIRST.zip file.
2. You will get a Readme.txt file,follow the instructions from it.

If you have any questions or if you are facing any kind of issue then please feel free to submit a ticket Support Ticket


 Last updated Wed, Nov 30 -0001 8:00am

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