Joomla 3.0 – How to Uninstall a Module in Joomla

by Elaine on January 7, 2013

Joomla 3.0 Tutorial – Uninstall a Module in Joomla.  If you are not happy with a module on your website you can choose to unpublish the module in the Module Manager.  If you want to totally delete and uninstall it, you can do that in Extension Manager – Manage.   Below is a tutorial on how to delete and uninstall a module from your Joomla 3.0 website.

Overview of the steps to Uninstall a Module in Joomla 3.0

  1. Go to your Extension Manager
  2. Go to Manage in Extension Manager
  3. Select Module and Uninstall
  4. Uninstall is Successful

Steps:

1.  Go to your Extension Manager

In your Extension Manager you install, uninstall, check your database, install languages, check warnings and more.

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  • Login to your Joomla 3.0 Backend Administrator
  • Click on ‘Extensions’, ‘Extension Manager

2.  Go to Manage in Extension Manager

To uninstall a module from your Joomla 3.0, you will have to switch to the ‘Manage’ tab.

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  • In Extension Manager, click on ‘Manage

3.  Select Module and Uninstall

Search for the module you want to uninstall.  You can scroll through all the modules, or you can type in the module name in the search box.  I was searching for the ‘Flexi Custom Code’, so I typed in ‘flexi’ in my search bar.

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  • Use checkbox to select the module you want to uninstall
  • Click on ‘Uninstall

4.  Uninstall is Successful

After you clicked on ‘Uninstall’ you will see a yellow message box that it was successful.

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  • You will see a message that says:

Uninstalling module was successful.

Hope that helps you, please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

Thanks,

Elaine

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Elaine

Elaine is the founder of CmsMind, an online blog providing Joomla and Wordpress tutorials. Elaine lives in Toronto and when she is not online, she is either Marathon and Triathlon training or travelling and racing somewhere in the world. Find her also at: Save Money, Premium Themes and Templates, and at Webhosting Tips.

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