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Update from redSHOP 1.5. to redSHOP 1.5.x

Updating redSHOP will enhance the features and the performance of the software. Note that the software update will only affect the code but not the contents of your site. The updating process will keep all your current site producs, categories and media. However we encourage you to always do a backup of your entire site before updating. You can create a backup of your website using your hosting control panel or by using the free known extension Akeeba Backup.

To install or update redSHOP go through the following steps:

  1. Download the latest version of redSHOP from
  2. Go to your Joomla site and login into your Administrator


  3. Click on: Extensions -> Extension Manager

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  4. In "Upload Package File" choose the zip file that contains redSHOP 1.2 that you just downloaded to your computer


  5. Click Upload & Install button (the process can take several minutes, please wait until the browser redirects you to a success page)

Your redSHOP should be now updated and ready to operate.

Steps to update from Joomla 2.5 and redSHOP to Joomla 2.5 and redSHOP 1.5




Steps to update from Joomla 2.5 and redSHOP to Joomla 3 and redSHOP

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Steps to update from Joomla 2.5 and redSHOP to Joomla 3 and redSHOP 1.6

You can't update straight away from Joomla 2.5 and redSHOP to Joomla 3 and redSHOP 1.6. Instead you are asked to do the process in two steps:

Steps to update from Joomla 2.5 and redSHOP 1.5 to Joomla 2.5 and redSHOP 1.6

redSHOP 1.6 is only compatible with Joomla 3. Joomla 2.5 ended its support on December 2014.

If you want to update to redSHOP 1.6 you are asked to update your Joomla from 2.5 to 3 first. Please check this instructions:

Once you are in Joomla 3 and redSHOP you will be able to update to redSHOP 1.6. Follow the instructions at: redSHOP:Update#Steps_to_update_from_Joomla_2.5_and_redSHOP_1.5_to_Joomla_2.5_and_redSHOP_1.6

Steps to update from Joomla 3 and redSHOP to Joomla 3 and redSHOP 1.6

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After a few seconds you should get a message: "Installation of the component was successful."

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The update should be done. Go to Components -> redSHOP to confirm that you are now using the latest 1.6 version

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