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Old October 3rd, 2013, 09:39 AM   #1
RobVA
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Upgrading old versions of PhotoPost and ReviewPost

Hi Chuck,

Not sure if this is the best forum to post this in, but it's about upgrading both PhotoPost and ReviewPost.

One of my sites has pretty old versions of PhotoPost and ReviewPost:

PhotoPost: version 7.1
ReviewPost: version 4.2

I'm going to be upgrading both to the latest stable versions, however, I'm wondering if there are any special steps I need to take to upgrade since both versions are way out of date?

Thanks.
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Old October 3rd, 2013, 10:12 AM   #2
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Not really per the upgrade instructions if you follow those you should be okay.

1. You upload everything except the 2 config files.

2. You either edit the new config files with the proper information and upload those or edit your older configs and add any new variables and upload those whichever you prefer.

3. You run the upgrades for those scripts.

4. If you are integrated with vb4 or xenforo there are instructions on how to generate the xml files for those products to complete your upgrade.

5. Once everything has been done delete the install directory.

It is pretty straight forward just like any upgrade only difference is instead of going version to version you can try uploading just changed files from the last version when your going many versions behind no doubt every single php and template file has changed.
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