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[SOLVED] How to update theme WITHOUT losing customization?

Old Jun 11, 2011, 09:58 AM
51 posts · Apr 2009
When I try to update automatically it says I will lost any customization.
Does manually updating the theme not delete customization? Help!
Old Jun 11, 2011, 10:19 AM
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10,175 posts · Jul 2009
Central New York State USA
We recommend the manual upgrade method. With the auto upgrade method your images will get overwritten. With the manual upgrade method you will still need to move the image files from the previous version but if you have a problem with the new version you can just switch back to the previous. Either method will overwrite changes made to the theme files however.
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Old Jun 11, 2011, 08:19 PM
51 posts · Apr 2009
OK, thank you. Will updating manually change the Atahualpa Theme Options I made in the dashboard?
Old Jun 11, 2011, 08:22 PM
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23,743 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
Theme options are stored in the database not the theme files. Your settings will be preserved.

However you should always do a database backup before an upgrade.
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Old Jun 11, 2011, 08:26 PM
51 posts · Apr 2009
Quick reply! Thanks JuggleDad!


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