The Joomla! CMS is equipped with a range of Installer Plugins.
These are provided to help you update your website's Joomla! CMS and extensions when an update is for some reason not compatible with the default Joomla! Update Component.
In this article we outline how to use each Installer Plugin when you cannot update your website's extensions or Joomla! CMS using the Joomla! Update Component provided.
We cover how to use the default Joomla! Update Component in our separate article.
Updates can break your website.
Always perform a FULL back up of your website before updating extensions and the Joomla! CMS.