Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Upgrade Drupal Versions and Modules

Steps to Upgrade drupal minor version.
  1. Backing up the site,
  2. Putting it into maintenance mode
  3. Downloading the new version of the module
  4. Uncompressing it
  5. Running update.php
  6. Testing the site
  7. Taking the site out of maintenance mode
  8. Steps to Upgrade Drupal major version.
Backup your existing site and database.
  1. Log in as user ID 1
  2. Put your site in maintenance mode
  3. Change all themes to Garland
  4. Disable non-core modules
  5. Remove default settings file
  6. Remove all old core files and directories
  7. Remove uninstalled modules
  8. Download Drupal 7
  9. Re-apply modifications to core files
  10. Make your settings.php file writeable
  11. Run the update script
  12. Backup your database
  13. Upgrade fields
  14. Update contrib modules and themes
  15. Check the Status Report
  16. Make sure settings.php is secure
  17. Check Drupal Core Modules
  18. Remove your site from Maintenance Mode

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