Unable to update 3.5.1 to 3.6.5, but should I?

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Unable to update 3.5.1 to 3.6.5, but should I?

Postby rolandnyns » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:32 pm

I have a site running 3.5.1 and the Joomla Update component suggests I should upgrade to 3.6.5:

1. Clicking on the "upgrade now" button gives me "404 component not found" so I downloaded it and installed and get exactly the same 404 er(ror!

2. Is it sensible to update to 3.6.5 or should I go for 3.8 straightaway?

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Re: Unable to update 3.5.1 to 3.6.5, but should I?

Postby itoctopus » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:23 pm

I don't think you go directly to Joomla 3.8, you will need to first go through 3.6.5. If updating from the Joomla backend doesn't work, then a good idea would be to do the update manually. Make sure you backup your website (filesystem + database) first as manual updates are somehow dangerous.
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