Commit ad19ce7a authored by webchick's avatar webchick

#929188 by Beanjammin, EvanDonovan: Improve UPGRADE.txt instructions.

parent 5e521761
......@@ -12,6 +12,9 @@ Prior to upgrading, you should ensure that:
* Custom and contributed themes have been checked for compatibility (#11).
* You have read through this entire document.
If you are upgrading from one major version to another (i.e., 6.x to 7.x),
you must first upgrade to the latest version of your current release.
Let's begin!
1. Back up your Drupal database and site root directory. Be especially sure
......@@ -70,7 +73,7 @@ Let's begin!
Note: if you are unable to access update.php do the following:
- Open your settings.php with a text editor.
- Open your settings.php file with a text editor.
- There is a line that says $update_free_access = FALSE;
Change it to $update_free_access = TRUE;
......@@ -80,7 +83,7 @@ Let's begin!
11. Ensure that the versions of all custom and contributed modules match the
new Drupal version to which you have updated. For a major update, such as
from 5.x to 6.x, modules from previous versions will not be compatible
from 6.x to 7.x, modules from previous versions will not be compatible
and updated versions will be required.
- For contributed modules, check
......@@ -107,5 +110,5 @@ Let's begin!
screens at
(replace with your installation's domain name and path).
For more information on upgrading visit
For more information on upgrading, visit
the Drupal handbook at
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