Thank you for using CmsLite.
If you have any addition questions addition that have not been answered in this upgrade file, please feel free to email me via the email address above.
This is the Third upgrade for CmsLite.
This update incoporates new functionality accessable when installing and through Admin Dashboard, in addition code fixes and better code performance.
A changelog is included and shown at the end of this file or see it here.
There are two methods for installing this upgrade manual and automatic
Both these methods are explained in more detail later in this document.
Remember to backup all files and your database before upgrading using either of the above mentioned methods.
(REMEMBER TO BACKUP EVERYTHING)
Copy the Upgrade folder to your main site where ever you have stored your CmsLite (This will be where your config.php file is situated)
In your browser type in http://www.YourWebSite/upgrade and you will see the start page as shown in figure 1
Before going forward you need to choose either Manual or Automatic File Installation (These are explained below)
When upgrading your site to the latest version of CmsLite there are two methods Manual or Automatic these methods are related to how files are copied over and are explained in more detailed below.
We reccommend the automatic version for ease of use but if you have changed the code in any of the files a good program to use to compare files is Winmerge.
This program will compare individual files or folders for line changes of code making it easier to copy files over. (Remembering to backup your site first.)
This program can be found here WINMERGE
By selecting Manual Installation only the database queries will be upgraded all files will have to be copied over to your site manually. (These files are listed below.)
Firstly open the Manual Upgrade Files folder and find, then copy over the files to your site in this order. Once finished please follow the installation process after automatic installation.
Once finished please follow the installation process after automatic installation.
Choosing automatic installation will install all new files, update your database and remove any files that are no longer required.
Simply select automatic and click on the start button.
The next screen you should be familiar with as it was used when installing CmsLite.
Fill out your database details
The next page gathers all the information and prepares the script ready for upgrading.
Before pressing continue it is best to make sure you have checked everything as everything will be upgraded at this point.
When everything is done you will be shown the completed page. explaining what to do next
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Thank you again for purchasing and supporting CmsLite