How to install Magento 2 extension from zip file?
For the installation, please prepare Magento admin panel and SSH access details.
Follow the steps:
Step1: Unzip the .zip file you’ve downloaded;
Step2: Connect to the server where the website source folder is located with FTP/SFTP client (WinSCP, Filezilla, Cyberduck, etc);
Step3: Go to upload > app and upload the files from the app folder to the root app folder of your Magento website.
Step4: Connect to your Magento directory with SSH;
Step5: Run the following commands:
php bin/magento setup:upgrade – to install the extension;
php bin/magento setup:di:compile – to compile the code;
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy – to deploy static view files.
php bin/magento indexer:reindex
php bin/magento cache:clean
php bin/magento cache:flush
That’s it! These were all the options for how to install our plugin in Magento 2.