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    Default Helping a friend go from 1.3.8a to current

    Is it best to build from scratch a new store, import the db, and do the db upgrade or will that not work because he's so far out of date? Would I have to step through db upgrades through major versions?

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    Default Re: Helping a friend go from 1.3.8a to current

    Yes, when I do upgrades I usually rebuild the site's customizations onto a new site, import-and-upgrade-the-db, and go from there.

    Additionally, there are lots of upgrade-related tips and answered questions at https://docs.zen-cart.com/user/upgrading/
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    Default Re: Helping a friend go from 1.3.8a to current

    The upgrade process has been tested back to 1.3.8, but be sure to look in the logs/ folder after you upgrade the database to see if there were any issues.
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    Default Re: Helping a friend go from 1.3.8a to current

    Much thanks. Looks like I'm too nice of a friend and will probably be helping aka doing this for him. I'll try this and I'll check the logs too, thank you!

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    Default Re: Helping a friend go from 1.3.8a to current

    Just came here to say that works exceptionally well, the upgrading process!

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    Default Re: Helping a friend go from 1.3.8a to current

    Quote Originally Posted by wcbutler View Post
    Just came here to say that works exceptionally well, the upgrading process!
    Thanks for posting back!
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    Default Re: Helping a friend go from 1.3.8a to current

    Tell your friend the Forum said he should buy you dinner! :)
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