How to Fix: No Installation Plugin Has Been Enabled – Joomla

Posted at May 2, 2017 at 11:53 am by Jithin

Joomla is a popular Content Management System that allows users to install plugins, extensions, and modules from the back-end of the admin section. However, all of these options disappeared when Joomla updated from current version 3.5 to latest version 3.6. All you can see is a message: “No installation plugin has been enabled. At least one must be enabled to be able to use the installer. Go to the Plugin Manager to enable the plugins.”

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How to fix it

You need to follow the below steps to fix this issue. Please note that you must have administrator access to the back-end of the admin section to perform these steps.

1) Login to your Joomla Administrator.

2) Navigate to Extensions >> Manage >> Discover.

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3) Click the ‘Discover’ button on the top left and click the checkbox for all or just for Installer – Install from Upload.

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4) Then click ‘Install’ button at the left top.

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5) Now you have to enable them. Navigate to Extensions >> Plugins and there find all plugins with ‘installer’ name and click the check boxes.

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6) The next and final step is to enable them. Click on ‘Enable’ at the top to enable installed plugins.

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7) That’s all. Now you can install Joomla extensions again, also from the JoomShaper download section.


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