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How to Upgrade Drupal

How to Upgrade Drupal
  1. Backup files - FTP client download /www/
  2. Backup DB - [phpMyadmin | Export ] Save Structure, Data and Save to File.
  3. set Offline mode - /admin/settings/site-maintenance
  4. revert to core theme - /admin/build/themes
  5. disable all non core modules - /admin/build/modules
  6. Remove old Drupal - Use filemanager to delete contents of /www/
  7. Install new Drupal - unpack tar and FTP to /www/
  8. Restore sites - use FTP to copy back sites/default/settings.php plus all multisites
  9. Run /update.php
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