If you need to update Magento 2 Dynamic Categories Extension by Magefan, please follow the steps below. Note that the update instructions depend on the method dynamic categories extension was installed with.

Update using composer

If the dynamic categories module was installed via the composer (check if vendor/magefan/module-dynamic-category folder exists), then you need to run these simple CLI commands in Magento 2 directory:

composer remove magefan/module-dynamic-category
composer require magefan/module-dynamic-category ^x.x.x
# replace x.x.x with the version you want to use
php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:di:compile
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

 Update using FTP

If the dynamic categories module was installed via FTP (check if app/code/Magefan/DynamicCategory folder exists), then follow these commands:

1. Download the latest version of the dynamic category extension archive from magefan.com.

2. Extract archive.

3. Using FTP, copy app folder from the archive to your Magento 2 Directory. During the upload please replace all existing files.

Update Magento 2 extension via FTP

4. Run update CLI commands in Magento 2 directory:

php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:di:compile
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy