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PrestaShop how to upgrade to new version

Upgrading PrestaShop to a new version can be done in several ways, here is a general overview of the process:

  1. Back up your store: Before upgrading, it’s important to make a backup of your store’s files and database. This will allow you to restore your store in case something goes wrong during the upgrade process.
  2. Download the latest version of PrestaShop: Go to the PrestaShop website and download the latest version of the software.
  3. Compare the current version with the new one: Compare the current version of your store with the new one, check the changelog to see the new features and changes.
  4. Deactivate all modules: Go to the “Modules” menu in the backend of your store and deactivate all modules before upgrading.
  5. Replace the files: Replace the old files with the new ones, you should replace all the files and folders except the following: the “config” folder, the “img” folder, and the “modules” folder.
  6. Upgrade the database: Go to the “Upgrade” menu in the backend of your store and follow the instructions to upgrade the database.
  7. Reactivate the modules: Go back to the “Modules” menu and reactivate the modules.
  8. Test your store: After upgrading, test your store to make sure everything is working correctly.

It’s important to note that this process will vary depending on the version of PrestaShop you’re upgrading from and to. It’s recommended to consult the PrestaShop documentation and the release notes for the specific version you’re upgrading to, and also consider hiring a professional for the task.

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