LiteCommerce:Installing/Uninstalling Modules

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Installing modules

Before starting installation of a new commercial module, you should upgrade your cart license to the new version which includes this new module.

The new "License Certificate" is in "My Licenses" section of your X-Cart Account:

  • Click the "Certificate" link opposite the corresponding license. The "License certificate" window will appear.
  • Copy the whole license text and paste into the "License" window under the "License" section in the cart admin area. The license text has two parts (customer information and license key). You should copy the full text of the licence (both parts).

In order to install a module, select the 'Modules' section in the 'Settings' menu of the Administrator Zone. The list of currently installed add-on modules will appear (Figure 7-1) with activated modules coming first, followed by deactivated ones.

Figure 7-1:

Figure 7-1: 'Modules' screen

To install a module, click on the 'Browse…' button, select the module's '.tar' file and click on the 'Install' button to add the module to your store setup. Module installation screen will come up with the installation progress details (Figure 7-2). During the installation, the add-on module modifies the relevant templates and database tables and creates additional ones as needed.

Figure 7-2: Installation progress screen

Figure 7-2: Installation progress screen

When the installation is complete, click on the 'Return to admin zone' link to return back to the list of installed add-on modules. The newly installed module will appear in the list and will be activated automatically.

Note: LiteCommerce add-on modules can be obtained from LiteCommerce team or from the third-party developers. Many useful add-ons are available for download from LiteCommerce website free of charge.

Uninstalling modules

To completely remove a module from your LiteCommerce installation:

  1. select the 'Modules' section in the 'Settings' menu of the Administrator Zone,
  2. click on the 'Uninstall' button opposite the module's title,
  3. in the pop-up window click on the 'Ok' button to confirm the action, or 'Cancel' to cancel it (Figure 7-3).


Figure 7-3: Uninstalling a module

Figure 7-3: Uninstalling a module

Deinstallation progress screen will come up (Figure 7-4). Once the operation is complete, the 'Return to admin zone' link will take you back to the 'Modules' section.


Figure 7-4: Module uninstalled

Figure 7-4: Module uninstalled