JEXTN GroupBuy Installation Steps

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This document includes the steps and procedures for JEXTN Groupbuy installation. This documentation will be very much useful for you to understand how to configure our component..


• Log in into your Joomla Administrator, and select Extensions=>Install/Uninstall.

• Then click browse button and select JEXTN Groupbuy component zip file from your

local system.

• Then select “Upload File & Install”.

• After the successful installation of the component, “Installing Component was Success” message will be displayed.



Select the component JEXTN GroupBuy from the component list, Admin=>Component=>JEXTN Groupbuy=>Settings for configuring the displaying options at the back-end.

=>Show Subscription: Used to Show/Hide the Subscription icon at the front-end.

=>Show Share with : Used to Show/Hide the Share with icons such as facebook,twitter etc...

=>Show Google Map: Used to Show/Hide the map at the front-end.

=>Show Comments : Used to Show/Hide the comments posted by the clients at front-end.

=>Choose Layout : Used to select the different styles of layout to display the products.

Also you can set other configuration options such as “API Key” , “PDF Logo”, “PDF Logo Height” and “PDF Logo Width” at “Admin=>Components=>JEXTN Groupbuy=>Options(top roght corner)”.

=> Show Overflow Image : Used to Show/Hide the Overflow Image at the product details page.

=> Show Footer : Used to Show/Hide the Copyright text at the footer area at front-end.

=> API Key : Used to enter the API Key for displaying the map at product details page.

=>PDF Prefix : Used to enter the prefix name of the coupon pdf. Default value is “JEXTN_Coupon_”

=>PDF Logo : Used to assign the logo for PDF content.

=>Logo width : Used to assign Width value for the PDF Logo. Default value is “150"

=>Logo Height : Used to assign Height value for the PDF Logo. Default value is “40”

Also you can configure the “Permissions” for the users here.


• Before adding the product details, first insert the details of the shop.

• For the above purpose select Admin=>Components=>JEXTN Groupbuy=>Shops=>New at the top right corner.

• After inserting the shop, please add the category for the product.

• For inserting the category select Admin=>Components=>JEXTN Groupbuy=>State/City=>New at the top right corner.

• The category includes the following fields.

• Now you can add the products by selecting Admin=>Components=>JEXTN Groupbuy=>Products=>New

• The Products tab includes the following fields to add the product details.

Also we can add the Shop details using the below Shop Form at Admin=>Components=>JEXTN Groupbuy=>Shops.



The following payment gateways are supported by our JEXTN Groupbuy component. They are as follows:

• Paypal


• 2Checkout

• Google Checkout

• CCAvenue

• CashonDelivery

(Note: Please enable the particular payment plugin of the particular Payment that you want to access from the front end from the above list)

Paypal configuration:

For configuring the Paypal go to Admin=>Extensions=>Plugin-Manager=>jegroupbuy Paypal at the back-end(administrator).

(Note: If the “Business email Id” is wrong or empty then the payment will not be successfully done)

Now save the changes by clicking Save. Configuration:

For configuring the go to Admin=>Extensions=>Plugin- Manager=>jegroupbuy at the back-end.

• Then give values for the “API Login Id” and “Transaction Key

• And also select “Type of this account” is “Test” or “Real

2Checkout Configuration:

For configuring the 2checkout payment then go to Extensions => Plugin-Manager=>jegroupbuy 2Checkout at the back-end(administrator).

Then enter the value in the field “Account Number”. And also select the “Test Mode” option to either “Yes” or “No”.

Google Checkout Configuration:

For configuring the Googlecheckout payment then go to Extensions=>Plugin-Manager=>JE Groupbuy Google Checkout at the back-end(administrator).

• Now enter value for the “Merchant Id” and “Merchant Key”.

• Also Select the option as “Test” or “Real” for the “Type of this Account”.

Cash on Delivery Payment(COD) Configuration:

For configuring the Cash on Delivery payment then go to Extensions=>Plugin-Manager=>JE Groupbuy=>Cash on Delivery at the back-end(administrator). There are no parameters to be configured in this payment method.

CCAvenue Payment Configuration:

For configuring the CCAvenue payment then go to Extensions=>Plugin-Manager=>JE Groupbuy=>CCAvenue at the back-end(administrator).

• Now enter the value for “Merchant Id” and “Working Key”.

• Also select the “Test Mode” option to either “Yes” or “No”.

(Note: The above configurations are necessary for the payment process. )


After configuring all the payment options, use the menu item to create the view at front-end. Go through the following steps to create a view at front-end for listing the products.

  • Go to the Admin=>Menus=>Menu Item Manager

  • In the Menu Item details page select the 'Menu Item Type' as List all Products in a category/Coupon Overview Page/Product Overview

List all Products in a category : This view displays all the products from a particular category.

The above category view displays all the product which belongs to the category1.

Coupon Overview Page : This view displays all the order details of the particular user who logged in to the website front-end.

Product Overview Page : This view displays all the products which are not expired in the front-end.



You can also translate our extension text content to other default Joomla Languages. If you want to translate then please go through the following steps:

For Example: Lets consider, that you want to translate to Dutch Language, then

1. First please install the Dutch language plugin that you need to translate, into your Administrator.

Referral link for Joomla Language pack :

2. Make the default language as Dutch using Admin=>Extensions=>Language Manager.

3. Get the translated language file zip pack of our Extension for both front-end and back-end.

4. Move the files to the following path.


1.Extract the zip and move the below files.



to the following path in your website

Path : {sitepath}/administrator/language/nl-NL


1.Extract the zip and move the below files.


to the following path in your website

Path : {sitepath}/language/nl-NL