Automatic Upgrade

This is the recommended method to upgrade your Piwigo to the latest release. This method is compatible with Piwigo 1.7.0 and higher. If you have an earlier release, please follow the Manual Upgrade instead.

With the automatic upgrade method, you just have no excuse to forget or postpone your upgrades. It truly takes less than 1 minute to run the latest and most secure Piwigo release.

The procedure provides - upon a simple-clic validation - an automatic backup of the existing database and sensitive files, prior to any update operation.

If you're running Piwigo 2.3.x or higher

  1. Go to Administration > Tools > Updates and follow the guide

If you're running Piwigo 2.1.x or 2.2.x

  1. Go to Administration > Plugins > Manage > Other plugins available and install Piwigo Auto Upgrade. If the plugin is already installed, check you're running the latest revision on the Administration > Plugins > Manage > Check for updates screen.
  2. Go to Administration > Plugins > Manage > Plugins list to install and activate this new plugin
  3. Go to Administration > Plugins > Piwigo AutoUpgrade and follow the guide

If you're running Piwigo 2.0.x

  1. Go to Administration > Specials > Plugins > Other Plugins and perform an automatic installation of Piwigo Auto Upgrade. If the plugin is already installed, check you're running the latest revision.
  2. Go to Administration > Specials > Plugins to install and activate this new plugin
  3. Go to Administration > Specials > Plugins > Piwigo AutoUpgrade and follow the guide, you can either choose to upgrade to the last release of the same "branch" or to the very latest Piwigo release.

If you're running Piwigo 1.7.x

  1. Download the Piwigo Auto Upgrade plugin and unzip it into your plugins directory
  2. Go to Administration > Specials > Plugins > Administration and click on the install action in front of Piwigo AutoUpgrade plugin and then the Activate action.
  3. Go to Administration > Specials > Plugins > Piwigo AutoUpgrade and follow the guide, you can either choose to upgrade to the last release of the same "branch" or to the very latest Piwigo release.
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