Updating EasySocial 2
Updating EasySocial 2 is very easy. Whenever the version of EasySocial on the site is outdated, you will notice a box appearing on the sidebar that looks similar to the screen below.
Before proceed with the updates, please ensure that the following pre-requisites has been done. This can be very helpful if anything went south, you'll be able to restore your previous stable site.
- Backup of the site's database (For just in case purposes).
- Backup of the modified files (Important).
Once you are ready to update EasySocial, all you need to do is to click on the Get Updates button. You will then automatically be redirected to the installation page. Please bear in mind that during the upgrade process:
- Core files will be overwritten.
- Core theme files will be overwritten.
- Database tables might be updated (If there are new table structure added).
Please do understand that we will not be responsible if your modified files are deleted during the update process. It is your responsibility to make a backup of your own files.
System Requirements Validation
On the first screen of your installation process, a list of pre-requisites of EasySocial will be displayed. The site must meet the Minimum System Requirements before continuing the installation process.
There are two installation options available for EasySocial. As for this guide, we'll be using Installation via the Network.
When the installation process started, you'll see a screen that looks similar to below. If everything goes well, the installation should not display any error. Should there by any, please refer to the installation issues documentation for more information.
Post Installation Maintenance
There are times when the EasySocial needs to run specific update/maintenance routines to ensure the data integrity of the system. They will be executed during this steps. Rest assure it would only take a few seconds.
Now, the installation process is completed. You may now start configuring EasySocial settings by clicking on Launch Backend button or experience EasySocial from user point of view by clicking on Launch Frontend button.