Plugins are required to control access to articles or components. The Mighty Membership component would not work without plugins, which are automatically executed when certain action is performed at the front-end.

To install the required controller plugins:

1. Log into http://mightyextensions.com.

In order to log into the above mentioned website, you should be registered at mightyextensions.com. After you register, you are automatically logged into the website.

2. Navigate to Downloads-> Mighty Extensions Downloads to display the MightyExtensions Downloads page.

3. Scroll down the MightyExtensions Downloads page to view the Category Index section. Click on the Membership link as shown in the following figure:

downloads section

4. Scroll down the Web page and find the 'Plugin – Component Controller' link , as shown in the following figure:

component controller plugin

5. On the appeared page click the plg_jcs.component.x.x.zip link as shown in the following figure and download the Plugin – Component Controller software. This plugin is needed to make the components restrictions work. Also this plugin is responsible for sending subscription expiration alerts.

component controller plugin_download

6. Perform step 2 and step 3.

7. Scroll down the Web page that is displayed after clicking the Membership link and click the Plugin – Content Controller link.

8. On the appeared page click the plg_jcs.content.x.x.zip link as shown in the following figure and download the Plugin – Content Controller software. This plugin is needed to make the category and article restrictions work.

content controlelr plugin_download

9. Log into Joomla back-end.

10. Navigate to Extensions-> Install/Uninstall. In the Package File text box [1], enter the path of the Plugin – Component Controller software, which you have downloaded in step 5 or click the Browse button [2] to locate the Plugin – Component Controller software. Click the Upload File & Install button [3] shown in the following figure:

Install_Joom_Member_Comp4

Congratulation!! You have successfully installed Plugin - Component Controller.

11. Navigate to Extensions->Install/Uninstall. In the Package File text box, enter the path of the Plugin – Content Controller software, which you have downloaded in step 8 or click the Browse button to locate the Plugin – Content Controller software. Click the Upload File & Install button.

Congratulation!! You have successfully installed Plugin - Content Controller.

You must download and install the Granter plugin as well, if you wish to utilize the options "Give For Free to Old Users" and "Give For Free to New Users".

After installing the plugins you need to enable them . For more information see Enabling Plugins.