WISroGIS requires Joomla 1.5/1.6/1.7 installed and running on your web server.
This article documents the installation process fo Joomla 1.5. Similar steps should be followed for Joomla 1.6/1.7 installation.
- Download WISroGIS package
Using the download details received after completing the purchase, download and save to your computer the WISroGIS package. Unzip the downloaded archive to a local folder.
Please store the download details in a safe place since this will allow you to access free future updates for the software.
- Login to your site's backend
Login to the administrator section of your Joomla site using appropriate credentials (http://www.mysite.com/administrator/). Make sure your account has permissions to install and configure Joomla extensions. Use the menu option Extensions » Install/Uninstall to access the Extension Manager interface.
- Install WISroGIS plugin
Browse your local computer for previously extracted file plugin_WISroGIS.zip, then press the "Upload File & Install" button.
- Install WISroGIS component
Browse your local computer for com_WISroGIS.zip file, then press the "Upload File & Install" button.
After the message "WISroGIS was installed" is displayed, follow the link to complete the component’s installation.
- Install additional WISroGIS extensions: search bot and/or search module.
Before starting the installation process, make sure you have granted write permissions on Joomla folders involved in the installation process (tmp, components, administrator/components, administrator/language, plugins/content, images)