Upload Install

  1. Download the JCE Editor extension

  2. In the Joomla! Administration, go to Extensions -> Manage -> Install

    Install Menu
  3. Click the Upload Package File tab, then click the Browse for a file button. Select the package on your computer. The upload and installation will start automatically.
    Install upload
  4. Set JCE as the default Joomla! WYSIWYG Editor
    1. Go to System -> Global Configuration.
      Global Configuration 
    2. Select Editor - JCE from the Default Editor list.
      Set editor as default 
    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 from Folder path

    Install from folder
  5.  Click the Check and Install button

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