If you need to update Magento 2 Alternate Hreflang Extension by Magefan, please follow the steps below. Note that the update instructions depend on the method alternate hreflang extension was installed with.

Update using composer (Method 1)

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

composer remove magefan/module-alternate-hreflang
composer require magefan/module-alternate-hreflang ^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 (Method 2)

If the alternate hreflang module was installed via FTP (check if app/code/Magefan/AlternateHreflang folder exists), then follow these commands:

1. Download the latest version of alternate hreflang extension archive from magefan.com.

2. Extract archive.

3. Make the backup copy of the app/code/Magefan/AlternateHreflang folder on your server and then remove it.

4. 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

5. 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