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Magento Extension Upgrade Guide


The latest Affirm extension for the Magento 1 platform is now available, and it has several advantages over the existing Affirm extension. We recommend that you upgrade your extension as soon as possible.


The following versions of Magento have been tested with the latest extension: 1.9.01, 

New Features

  • Increased compatibility with one-step checkout extensions
    • Tested with MageStore OneStepCheckout, Fire Checkout, 
  • Monthly Payment ('As-Low-As') Messaging built in
  • Multiple Financing Program support

Installation Steps

Download the new extension here: 

  1. Upload the .tar file to your Magento root directory
  2. Use the following script to extract the compressed file
    tar -xvzf Affirm_Affirm-3.1.0.tar --strip 1
  3. Reapply permissions as needed
  1. Extract the .tar file on your desktop
  2. Move each subdirectory to the Magento root directory on your server
    • /app
    • /skin
Magento Connect
  1. Go to the Magento Admin interface
  2. Top menu -> System -> Magento Connect -> Magento Connect Manager
  3. Go to the 'Direct Package File Upload' section
  4. Click 'Choose File'
  5. Upload the extension .tar file
  6. Click 'Upload'

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