Backup your Site First!
This is the normal upgrade procedure: Nothing needs to be uninstalled, there is no install program, you just download the new version then extract and ftp the new folders and files to your server, overwriting the old ones. The simplest procedure is just to upload everything in the zip file to your site root, so that all the old files are overwritten.
If you don't want to overwrite everything because for instance you have customised or edited your old files or themes then the minimum you need to upload is the folder
/admin/ and the file
/admin/. Sometimes the easiest thing to do is to copy
/admin/folder from the download you unzipped.
index.phpfile from the one within the downloaded zip file
.htaccessfile's rewrite rules to look like this:
RewriteRule /?([A-Za-z0-9_-]+)/?$ index.php?id=$1 [QSA,L]The underscore “_” is what's different here.
update.phpwill run and attempt to re-organize all the data XML files. This is required in order to support multi-user capabilities.
If you encounter problems logging in or during
update.php, you can try and take one of these two drastic steps to help reinstall your site:
/admin/folder (they get deleted by the install if it thinks everything is already installed)
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