JCE 1.5 and all JCE 1.5 language packs must be uninstalled before installing JCE 2.x 

  1. Download the JCE Editor extension
  2. In the Joomla! Administration, go to Extensions -> Install / Uninstall

    install editor manager 15

  3. Click the Browse button in the Upload Package File section and locate the downloaded zip package. Click Upload & Install.

    Browse for editor 
  4. Set JCE as the default Joomla! WYSIWYG Editor
    1. Go to Site -> Global Configuration.

      global config menu 
    2. Select 'Editor - JCE' from the 'Default WYSIWYG Editor' select list.

      global config editor
    3. Click Save

Manual Installation

Installation may fail on some servers due to technical limitations and a manual installation may be necessary.

  1. Extract the downloaded JCE Editor package to a folder on your hard drive, eg: jce
  2. Upload this folder to the Joomla! tmp folder using an FTP client.
  3. Open the Joomla! Extension Manager and add the name of the folder you uploaded to the end of the Install Directory path

    install directory_15

  4.  Click the Install button

For help installing Joomla! components, read the Joomla! Component Installation article