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jessemullinax

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How do i update Virtuemart 3.2.12 extensions? When i try inside my Joomla account I pull an error called "Invalid extension update" ?

I have searched around for answers on how to fix this and found http://forum.virtuemart.net/index.php?topic=136977.msg479175#msg479175 but they are not very specific on how to update the .xml files. I was able to download the files here http://dev.virtuemart.net/projects/virtuemart/files but cannot locate where to over write the .xml files in my server directory and i also dont wannt do something wrong and break my website.

The reason why i want to fix this is because in my Google webmaster tools, my error pages are surging and i was told it is because of Virtuemart.

Do you have any suggestions on how to fix this please?

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the latest stable is 3.2.14  http://dev.virtuemart.net/attachments/download/1119/com_virtuemart.3.2.14.9808_extract_first.zip

why don't u simply install this via Joomla ( test first on a clone etc)
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Forgive me for my ignorance, How do i set up a clone test site? I am kinda new to joomla.

ok just so i get this correct

I set up a back up of my entire site
i downloaded com_virtuemart.3.2.14.9808_extract_first.zip
Do i need to unzip it 1st before uploading?
If all goes well with that update then i install the aio com_virtuemart.3.2.14.9808_ext_aio.zip correct?

All should be updated and working like normal if all goes well.

Am in on the right track with this?
Thanks so much for all your help.

Thanks, Jesse

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I set up a back up of my entire site
I personally would clone (copy somewhere as a test site) but if your happy to test on live and if it goes wrong ( normally shouldn't) then reinstate the backup .. fine

i downloaded com_virtuemart.3.2.14.9808_extract_first.zip
Do i need to unzip it 1st before uploading?

Yep -- it contains the 2 installers .. vm and AIO

If all goes well with that update then i install the aio com_virtuemart.3.2.14.9808_ext_aio.zip correct?
yep

All should be updated and working like normal if all goes well.
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Thank you for the help. One last newbie question

when i extracted the com_virtuemart.3.2.14.9808_extract_first.zip i noticed 3 zip files. What do i do with the 3rd here, com_tcpdf_1.0.4.zip?

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Install the third zip file as well.
No pain, no gain, no site!

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Quote
com_tcpdf_1.0.4.zip

pdf invoice creation files
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I was able to successfully update to 3.2.14 but when i go check the updates all the extensions still need updating and when i attempt to update those i am still pulling and error "invalid extension update" and nothing updates in Virtuemart. As seen in the images below Any suggestions?

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That is the list of installed extensions with their version numbers and the update links. The VM ones listed are all up to date, but all other stuff above Avatax need updating.

To check for updates go to Extensions/Manage/Update  if you don't see anything there clear cache and then use find updates
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Re: VirtueMart - Invalid extension update on version 3.2.12 - how do i update???
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2018, 18:17:51 pm »
Very cool, thank you ALL! I cleared the cache and all those update request went away! I could not have done this without the helpful advice from this forum! Again, thank you very much!
Jesse

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Re: VirtueMart - Invalid extension update on version 3.2.12 - how do i update???
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2018, 20:05:50 pm »
here is a related question i started with on this topic. In Google webmaster tools i have Virtuemart errors coming up as seen in the image below. When you click them my 404 page does not appear. here is an example https://www.linestop.com/tools/resilient-seat-knife-gate-valve/manufacturer/2lbin-com/by,pc.ordering,product_name?keyword= However if you go to any other page outside vituremart such as this example https://www.linestop.com/servicessdfsdfsdfsdf my 404 page appears. Why is virtuemart not allowing my 404 page to work and how can i fix this so that google webmaster tools does not pick them up?
Thank you in advance for your kind help

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Re: VirtueMart - Invalid extension update on version 3.2.12 - how do i update???
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2018, 22:27:01 pm »
uncheck Enable VirtueMart 404 error handling in vm admin->config->config->shop
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Re: VirtueMart - Invalid extension update on version 3.2.12 - how do i update???
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2018, 23:00:26 pm »
I found and unchecked the enable VirtueMart 404 error handling and cleared all my cache files but i am still having the same issue. For example https://www.linestop.com/component/virtuemart/product-attributes/by,pc.ordering,product_name?keyword=&Itemid=435 However, this still is pulling a server error not found page.

If you take that same link above and delete all the way back to the https://www.linestop.com/component/virtuemart/product-attribut it will pull my correct 404 page.

Thanks, Jesse


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Re: VirtueMart - Invalid extension update on version 3.2.12 - how do i update???
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2018, 23:26:44 pm »
https://www.linestop.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=299

Is a non https page, it has unsecured content. Check your code for the 404 page.

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