download module archive magento connect

If you want to install some module from Magento Connect, but you cannot use 'Magento Connect Manager' for some reason, in this case you can download Magento module package in TGZ file format manually and upload it to your Magento store via FTP or control panel file manager.

You should use special URL to download any module from Magento Connect using your favorite browser.



For example you want to download the "Facebook Products Tab" module as TGZ (.tar.gz) archive from Magento Connect.

1. Open Magento Connect page of the module:

2. Remember last release version number. You can find this information in the  the 'Release Notes' tab.

In our sample last version of the module is "1.1.0".

3. Check an Extension key for "Magento Connect 2.0".

For our module the Extension key is:

4. Configure URL for downloading and open it in your browser:

You will see standard download window in your browser.