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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

How to download a Magento extension directly

Note: This post is written for Magento version 1.x.x. This post does not target Magento versions 2.x.x.

Sometimes there are situations when we can't install extension via Magento Connect Manager in Magento. In such situations we may need to download the extension's files directly.

Below are some easy ways by which we can download Magento extension directly (without Magento Connect Manager):


http://connect20.magentocommerce.com/community/{PACKAGE NAME}/{VERSION}/{PACKAGE NAME}-{VERSION}.tgz

where {PACKAGE NAME} can be found from extension's key's last part and {VERSION} can be found under release notes tab on extension's page.

For example, you want to download the "Order Delivery Date" module as TGZ (.tar.gz) archive from Magento Connect.

1. Open Magento Connect page of the module: https://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/order-delivery-date.html

2. Note down last release version number from the 'Release Notes' tab.

In our sample last version of the module is "0.1.9".

3. Check an Extension key for "Magento Connect 2.0".

For our module the Extension key is:
http://connect20.magentocommerce.com/community/order_delivery_date

4. Configure URL for downloading and open it in your browser: http://connect20.magentocommerce.com/community/order_delivery_date/0.1.9/order_delivery_date-0.1.9.tgz

Please try above ways and let me know if you find any trouble.

Thanks for visiting 😊

5 comments:

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