Uodate 3.1

Uodate 3.1

Postby lumpy » Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:04 pm

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[size=125][color=#800000]Updating phpbb 3.1.x[/color][/size]


[list=1][*][size=130][color=#FF0000]Backup up your board's files and database[/color][/size]
[*]Download the current full version  zip file from [url=https://www.phpbb.com/downloads/#install]3.1.x Full Package[/url]
[*]Unzip it on your computer and remove the file named config.php
[*]Using your ftp, upload the rest of the contents of the folder named phpBB3  to your server to overwrite what is there.
[*]Browse to [c]youdomain.com/yourphpbb/install/database_update.php[/c]
[*]Delete the folder named [c]install[/c][/list]


[size=125][color=#800000]Manually updating styles other than prosilver using the Code Changes Tool.[/color][/size]


[list=1][size=130][color=#FF0000]Remember to always make backups.[/color][/size]
[*]Get a good text editor like notepad++.
[*]Go here: [url=https://area51.phpbb.com/code-changes/]Code Changes Tool[/url]
[*]Click on the correct update version from the list.
[*]Click on styles then on Prosilver.
[*] Click on each part in turn and make the edits listed that are required for your style files.
(style.cfg,  template then each html file,  theme, then each css file,  etc. )
[*]On the code changes page, click on the relevant filename.
[*]Open that same file in your text editor.
[*]Make the changes listed on the page to the file in your text editor. Use the text editor find and replace function.
(The legend at the top of the page tells you what to do with which parts of the code.)
[*]Once you have completed all the changes in your text editor, click on save.
[*]Go back to the previous page and click on the next file to be edited.
[*]Open that file in your text editor and make the listed changes to it.
[*]etc. etc.
[*[Upload all the updated style files back to the server to overwrite the ones that are there.
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