How to Update Joomla Extensions

Learn how to keep your Joomla extensions up to date

In most cases updating your components, modules and plugins is an easy task. First, you need to access your Joomla 3 admin page and go to Extensions -> Manage -> Update.


Joomla will show you a list of all extensions that have a new version.

For the purpose of this tutorial we will update the jHackGuard security plugin developed by us to its latest version. To do this, place a check next to the plugin name and press the Update button at the top left part of the page.

Well done! You've updated the jHackGuard plugin to its latest version!