See the Hot Patch Instructions for more information. Please note that you should always backup your site before upgrading.
This is NOT required for updating from version 2.5.x. Note: Please read the special update instructions before updating. Check the Joomla 3.0.1 Post-Release FAQs to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.
The previous LTS version, Joomla 1.5, is still widely used and will be supported with security fixes only until September 2012." (Click here for more information) IMPORTANT!!
2.5 is the current LTS (Long Term Support) version.
In many ways, updating and upgrading are alike since Joomla 1.7, but you will need to pay very close attention to the details.
To help define them better, it is recommended you use the term migration which would be defined as a major.minor(2.5) to a different major.minor(3.1) version.
Updates are an easy update to the next maintenance release and are backwards compatible, eg version 2.5.13 to version 2.5.14 or the version 1.7.x to 2.5.28.
For Joomla CMS 3, these updates span all minor and maintenance releases.
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR 3.0.0 SITES: If you plan to update a site from 3.0.0 to 3.0.1, you need to install the Joomla 3.0.0 Hot Patch before doing the update to Joomla 3.0.1.Here you can browse In Motion's extensive knowledge base including Product Guides, Website Tutorials, Email Tutorials, Domain Name Setup Info, and our Billing FAQ's.You can also view tutorials in our Education Channels or ask us a question in our Community Support area.Producer is proud to offer country loops and country samples to our customers.Whether you are an artist, DJ, or producer, you can take advantage of our services.