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Learning Mambo : A Step-by-Step Tutorial to Building Your Website by Douglas Paterson

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Installing Mambo Add-ons with the Universal Installer

In Mambo 4.6 onwards, there is a new "universal" installer that allows you to install a component, a module, a template, a mambot, or other feature of Mambo easily from a single place.

Mambo add-ons are packaged up into a single ZIP file, and this is done by the person or individual who produced the add-on; this isn't something you have to do.

This ZIP archive contains all the files required for that add-on, and unlike many other systems where installing add-ons requires you to copy lots of different files into different places on your server, installing a Mambo add-on with the Universal Installer simply requires you to upload this single ZIP file onto the server running your Mambo site. Mambo ...

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