The HWDMediaShare Addon Pack for Joomla is a package of additional Joomla modules and plugins that extend the functionality of the main gallery. For example, the Addon Pack includes more media players, commenting systems, and support for remote websites like Youtube, Vimeo and Flickr. Installing the Addon Pack is no different than installing any other Joomla extension on your site.


This documentation is written for Joomla 3, and refers to the HWDMediaShare Addon Pack that is compatible with Joomla 3.


Getting the official Addon Pack

You can obtain the latest release of the Addon Pack by visiting our Joomla 3 download pages. You will need to login to your account to access the packages. There are two different Addon Packs; one for Premium subscribers and one for Developer subscribers. The Developer Addon Pack includes more extensions.

Download Premium Addons Download Developer Addons

Attention Mac OS X users! The Safari browser automatically extracts the ZIP file into a directory and then removes the ZIP file needed for a Joomla!™ install. To install the extension in Joomla!™ you must select that directory, right-click on it, then select "Compress" to yield a ZIP file as required by the Joomla!™ installer.

Installing the Package

After you have downloaded the package, you must then login to the Joomla Administrator area of your website. To access this area, enter the url in your browser as: 

Replace "" with your actual domain name. Enter your Administrator Username and Password, then click the "Login" button to proceed.

Once logged in, move your mouse pointer to the "Extensions" menu item at the top, then click the "Extension Manager" item.

From the Extension Manager, click on the Browse button to locate the installation file downloaded from HWDMediaShare.

The file for the Premium Addon Pack will be called

The file for the Developer Addon Pack will be called

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