This post is majorly for users who just upgraded to the latest Simple machines forum (smf) version 2.0.3 and having any kind of difficulties installing older version of smf modifications ( smf mod) like smf mod made for version 2.0.1 , 2.0.2 , 2.0 etc .
If you haven’t upgraded to the latest version of smf , it is recommended you do so immediately to correct some security flaws in smf 2.0.2 and lower versions including some hole that permits lager number of daily spam registration . You can easily upgrade to smf 2.0.3 by logging in as admin and going to package manager ==> locate the upgrade notification in the right and click to apply
Now talking about installing older version of smf mod in smf 2.0.3 ==> from same package manager window after you must have logged on as admin => click on advance ==> emulate other versions ==> enter smf 2.0.2 as seen in the pix below ==> click apply to start using other version of mod on smf 2.0.3 . Remember to always do a backup before installing new mod
Now one point to note is that most older versions of smf mod can easily break (wreck ) your forum if you are a newbie which may even force you to do a large upgrade . So to avoid this you need either Continue Reading easily install older version of smf mod in smf 2.0.3