This screen is accessed from the back-end Joomla! administrator panel. It is used to enable/disable/uninstall extensions that are installed in your Joomla! installation. Some examples of extensions are plug-ins, components, and site templates.

How to Access


This screen allows you to Enable/Disable extensions. To Enable/Disable an extension is the same as to Publish/Unpublish it. In addition you can uninstall extensions from this screen as well.


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Column Headers

Click on the column heading to sort the list by that column's value. The list will be sorted in order by that column and a sort icon will show next to the column name, as shown below.


Click a second time to reverse the sort to high-to-low. The sort icon will change to high-to-low, as shown below.


List Filters

The list of extensions which appears on this screen may be very large. You can use one of the available filters or any combination of them to limit the number of extensions displayed to just the extensions which match your filter parameters.

Click Clear to clear the Filter field and restore the list to its unfiltered state.

Filter by Extension Location, Status, Type and Folder

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At the top right you will see the toolbar:


The functions are:

Links to Other Screens

At the top left, you will see the following five links:

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Quick Tips