Upgrading to New Version

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Once a new release is available, notification window appears on aMember Pro admin dashboard screen. You may click the upgrade link to automatically install the upgrade. Make sure to backup database, and aMember Pro files before upgrade, as upgrade process overwrites files without confirmation.

If for some reason you do not see new version notification, open the location http://www.yoursite.com/amember/admin-upgrade as it would appear on your server to force a reloading of upgrades list.

aMember Pro Upgrade Video

If by some reason automatic upgrade does not work (it sometimes happens due to webhosting restrictions), you may install upgrade manually.

  • IMPORTANT! Backup your aMember folder and aMember Pro database
  • Go to download page inside the member area
  • In the Upgrade to latest version choose aMember version you have installed (you may find out installed version at aMember CP -> Version Info)
  • aMember will send you an upgrade kit, save it somewhere on your local disk. Upgrade kit contains aMember files changed since your local version to latest aMember Pro version
  • Unpack the upgrade kit, and upload it to your aMember folder, OVERWRITING existing files. Upgrade kit has only files that changed between your current version and latest one.
  • Go to your aMember CP (Admin Control Panel). You will be prompted to do database upgrade
  • Upgrade is finished. Check installed version at aMember CP -> Version Info