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I'm developing a component and Joomla can't find it using the Discover utility. This is my component xml file.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<extension type="component" method="upgrade" version="3.5">
  <name>com_bowling</name>

  <files folder="site">
    <folder>views</folder>
  </files>

  <administration>
  </administration>
</extension>

This is a frontend only component so there are no admin files. I've placed this XML file in /administrator/components/com_bowling folder. Currently using Joomla version 3.10.11.

Am I missing something?

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  • What is the name of the XML file?
    – Sharky
    Sep 18, 2022 at 10:00
  • @Sharky com_bowling.xml
    – Mindaugas
    Sep 18, 2022 at 10:08

1 Answer 1

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Discover install does not seem to work with com_-prefixed manifest files. The file name must be bowling.xml in your case.

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  • that didn't work.
    – Mindaugas
    Sep 18, 2022 at 15:43
  • Strange, it worked for me. Did you click "Discover" button again?
    – Sharky
    Sep 19, 2022 at 6:27

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