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Upgrading Atahualpa from one release to another


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Old Sep 10, 2009, 07:23 PM
gmr1970
 
5 posts · Sep 2009
Upgrading Atahualpa from one release to another

Hello,

Will I lose any of my setting when upgrading from version 3.4.1 to 3.4.2?

Is it recommend to upgrade or should I stick with version 3.4.1 until 3.4.3 gets released?

Thanks in advance

-- Gabriel
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Old Sep 10, 2009, 07:27 PM
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23,765 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
No you won't lose anything. You can even have both releases in the themes folder (just make sure that the folder has a diferent name, call one atahualpa341 and the other atahualpa342)

I recommend 3.4.2
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Old Sep 10, 2009, 07:34 PM
gmr1970
 
5 posts · Sep 2009
Wow! Thanks for the quick response!
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Old Sep 10, 2009, 08:14 PM
gmr1970
 
5 posts · Sep 2009
I don't want to create two folders for Atahualpa. I would like to have only the latest version.

Do I have to upload all the files and folders to the Atahualpa folder on my server, overwriting the existing ones?

-- Gabriel
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Old Sep 11, 2009, 07:12 PM
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23,765 posts · Mar 2009
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Yes you must upload the entire contents. Remember to backup any images you put in images/header
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Old Dec 19, 2009, 09:04 AM
jeepsdad
 
1 posts · Dec 2009
Question -- when updating manually is there anything special I must do or will my existing settings remain in place even though I am replacing files???

Thanks for clarifying
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Old Dec 19, 2009, 10:51 AM
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All your setting are stored in teh DB. My method of upgrading is to download the theme to my computer and unzip it. I then name teh folder with the release number (ie atahualpa344). I copy in all the images I'm using and then upload the folder to the themes directory.

At this point you will have two versions of the theme in the themes folder and you can swap back and forth to make user everything looks correct, before getting rid of the old cop of the theme.

Make sure to look at all teh locations in the theme where you may have specified the path to an image and adjust it to the new name of the theme (ie atahualpa344)
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