enter image description hereI want to use magento connect to install a Extension. I am receiving a 404 Cms page when i try to open it.

I tried to
  1. delete the files from var/cache
  2. Change permission of Directory /downloader/ set to 755 and file downloader/index.php set to 644. This method works for me .

1 Answer 1


It's not safe to use Magento connect for installing extension , click this link for more information.

in the worst case, if you want immediate solution , Alternatively you can install the extension through FTP (like FileZilla). You can paste the extension key in this unofficial link and you can download the extension files. Let me know if you find any problems in this.

Note : As this is unofficial 3rd party site, there is no guarantee about security. but i tested many extensions, i did't faced any security problems....

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