Learn how to upgrade ContentBox CMS with just a couple of steps.
ContentBox is upgraded using CommandBox via the CLI. If you are upgrading from minor to minor/patch level, most likely you won't need to follow an upgrade guide. However, if you are upgrading between major versions make sure you visit each of the major versions' upgrade guide first.
Make sure you backup your database and source, just in case. We recommend running this against a development instance first and then moving on to production instances.
When you are ready with your backups, open up a CommandBox shell using
boxin the root of your project.
Make sure your
.envand credentials are seeded
# Run the update of the core dependencies
This will update ColdBox and ContentBox respectively and any other
dependencieslisted in your
Now that the ContentBox source has been upgraded, let's run the database migrations
# Run the migrations
Once they run, you are ready to roll!
The ContentBox team can also do the heavy lifting for you as we are a professional open source project. So just contact us and we will update or install any ContentBox instances in a secure and fast way!
If you encounter any issues upgrading, please make sure you contact us via our community discourse.