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Reinstall Deleted Joomla Extensions in Easy Steps

Reinstall Deleted Joomla ExtensionsJoomla content management system is an easy to use CMS. It’s features are easily customizable. Joomla 2.5 has a number of core components. This includes banners, web links, news feed and smart search. These Joomla extensions can be deleted by the admin. Follow the steps to delete installed Joomla extensions:

  • Log in to the backend
  • Go to Extensions > Extensions Manager in the tab
  • Click on Manage and Select delete

The installation package of these core components doesn’t exist. It is because for Joomla to maintain each extension file involved will be overwhelming and difficult to manage.

So the point is what to do if a core component file is accidently deleted by the admin? How to reinstall deleted Joomla extensions in the 2.5 version?

Reinstall Deleted Joomla Extensions in Easy Steps

This blog post covers how to reinstall deleted Joomla extensions. Follow the steps for installing them back in your Joomla run website.

  1. Upload Joomla Package – The first step to reinstall deleted Joomla extensions is to upload the contents of a Joomla package. Upload the complete package without the installation directory to your website.
  2. Use Discover Feature – To reinstall deleted Joomla extensions, Joomla has a unique feature named “Discover”. Go to Extensions > Extensions Manager > Discover. Install and uninstall the components as per your requirement.
  3. Automatic Creation – Automatically the Components Table Structure, the Component Reference in #__ and the Component Menu Items will be created.
  4. Manual Creation – The Component Reference in #__ assets is not created automatically using Discover feature. The last step to reinstall deleted Joomla extensions is to recreate Component Reference.

How to Recreate Component Reference in Joomla 2.5?

  • Go to Components
  • Select the specific component name
  • Click on Options > Permission
  • Set the permission and click Save & Close

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