First time updating phpBB from 3.3.1 to 3.3.12

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cluelessghost
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First time updating phpBB from 3.3.1 to 3.3.12

Post by cluelessghost »

Hello, all!

I am very new to phpBB still and am needing to upgrade from 3.3.1 to 3.3.12. I have done some searching and haven't seen a straightforward list of steps/tutorial on how to do this, just posts where someone is having a specific issue while upgrading. I have a little bit of experience working with the program (I can install extensions and do basic things in ACP, that's about it). I have no idea of how to even begin upgrading to the newest version other than knowing I need to save a backup because I am terrified of messing this up.

Can someone please walk me through how to do the upgrade or point me towards a good resource on how to do this (preferably step-by-step, dummy edition)?

Many thanks!!
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Re: First time updating phpBB from 3.3.1 to 3.3.12

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Start by reading Minor Updates Within 3.3.x

If you have made no modifications to core files, the easiest approach is to follow the steps in https://www.phpbb.com/support/docs/en/3 ... date_full/
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Re: First time updating phpBB from 3.3.1 to 3.3.12

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And make sure you do a backup before you start!

https://www.phpbb.com/support/docs/en/3 ... tructions/

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