Gift Card - Installation
There are two ways to install a Magento Extension:
Install via Magento Connect
If you are unfamiliar with extensions installation via Magento Connect, please read this article.
- Data Backup.
Backup your Data to your Magento database and web directory.
In the Magento admin panel, go to System ? Tools ? Backup.
- Disable Compiler. (If you are running an older version, 1.4 and lower, you can skip this step.)
In the Magento admin panel, go to System ? Tools ? Compilation.
In case "Compiler Status" is "Enabled", click on the “Disable” button.
- Download Extension and Extract Download.
When you download the extension, it will appear as a zip file. Unzip extension contents on your computer and navigate inside the extracted folder.
- Upload Files to Magento Folder.
Upload extension files to the main Magento folder.
- Clear Cache.
In the Magento admin panel, go to System ? Cache Management and press the Flush Magento Cache button.
A cron job is required to clear out any authorizations to gift cards that are abandoned. Abandoned gift card authorizations are cleared out every hour.
Ensure you have a cron job set up at the recommended interval of 5 minutes.