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#40086 incorrect URL for release notes (release of Akeeba Admin Tools and fails install through Extension Manager.

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Latest post by AMurray12 on Thursday, 04 January 2024 02:43 CST



I had issues with updating Akeeba Admin Tools (from 7.4.6) through the normal update process in Extension Manager.  It wouldn't work through Extension Manager / Update nor

I had to install the download ZIP package (file name, which worked.

The second issue, just noticed that your release notes URL is incorrect: In the Extensions Update in Joomla Admin it is shown as however I think this should link should be to your product page for this release (?) i.e.

No other issues with this update, just that it didn't update through Extension Manager as expected except by way of uploading the ZIP package.


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The ticket information has been edited by Andrew Murray (AMurray12).

Akeeba Staff

Your site had found the update to 7.4.7 which was in the meantime retracted and replaced by As a result, you were trying to install a file which is no longer available. This is not a problem on our end. In fact, we disable the downloads of retracted releases exactly so that people who, like you, start the update AFTER we release the new version but BEFORE their site had the chance to see this happened won't install the version of the software we retracted.

It is exactly the same with the release notes. Joomla! had only seen the 7.4.7 version, that's why it is showing you 7.4.7's release notes URL. If it had seen it would have given you the correct link which, as you can see, is in our XML manifest:

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aah...a a good fail-safe.---- Thanks.

Just did another site's extension update reporting available, and this installed successfully.
Thanks again.


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