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Installation of SobiPro Component via Upload Package File

Last updated: 4. October 2017

Refers to version: 1.4+

The Joomla! screenshots below refer to Joomla! version 3.6.2. They may have been altered in the meantime.

SobiPro Installation Requirements

  • A working Joomla! website (refer to the requirements for the Joomla! version)
  • Your server has to meet the SobiPro Requirements

Installation via Upload Package File

First download the latest version of the SobiPro component from the SobiPro Download Page. The installation package is either 'tar.gz' or 'zip' packed.

As the component exceeds 2MB, make sure that your server is able to upload files bigger than 2MB. For that go to SystemSystem InformationPHP Information and check the value of upload_max_filesize.

SobiPro Installation - Joomla! Admin Panel screenshot

To install the downloaded package, sign in to your Joomla! website administration panel (back-end), click on Extensions from the Joomla! menu bar at the top of the screen, and select ManageInstall.

SobiPro Installation - Extensions - Click Browse screenshot

Once the Extension Manager screen opens, select the Upload Package File tab and click on the Browse button.

SobiPro Installation - Browse your PC for SobiPro Package File screenshot

When clicked, a pop-up box will open. Navigate to where you have the SobiPro installation package file stored on your PC, select it and click Open.

SobiPro Installation - Click Upload & Install screenshot

Now click Upload & Install.

SobiPro Installation - SobiPro Server Requirement Check screenshot

The next screen you see will be the SobiPro Welcome Screen with SobiPro's system check to check your current server installation for the minimum requirements for SobiPro to function properly. This automated process lists the ...

SobiPro System Check Badges screenshot
  • requirements being met: Green Badge (Success)
  • not recommended settings: Orange Badge (Warning)
  • and does not comply settings: Red Badge (Error)

Almost every setting shown in the list must be adjusted at the hosting account server level. If you do not have direct access to your hosting server environment, you may need to contact your hosting account support to make the proper changes to the server, or find another hosting environment that will meet the needs of SobiPro. Please see our recommended hosting provider.

SobiPro Installation - Hint for Language installation screenshot

SobiPro comes with English (en-GB) language pre-installed. The Welcome Screen, also informs you about installing other languages. Click on Repository to install a language from the repository or on Application Manager to install a language package file downloaded from our website.

SobiPro Installation - SobiPro Control Panel screenshot

Click on the Next >> button at the top right of the screen after the system check process has completed to go to SobiPro's administration panel.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed the SobiPro component, and now you can start setting up your directories!

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Published on Thursday, 16 December 2010.
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