Upload Install

  1. Download the JCE Editor extension

  2. In the Joomla! Administration, go to Extensions -> Extension Manager

    install editor manager

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

    install editor browse

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

      global config menu 17
    2. Select 'Editor - JCE' from the 'Default Editor' select list.

      global config editor 17
    3. Click Save

Manual Installation

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

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

    install directory_path
  5.  Click the Install button

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