These upgrade instructions are intended for existing installations of AbleCommerce 7 (beta). It is a free upgrade of all AbleCommerce 7.0 installations.
Version: AbleCommerce 7.0.0 FINAL (Build 9879)
Release Date: 06/24/08
Applies To: Existing installations of AbleCommerce 7.0
Change Log : A list of changes between build 9381 and 9879.
2/10/09 UPDATE: After upgrading to the final build 9879, you can apply a free patch to Service Release 3 which includes an important security update to be PA-DSS (Payment Application Data Security Standard) compliant.
Take a moment to read this entire document before beginning. After you upgrade, you may need to complete the Post-Upgrade steps below.
Before you begin, DETERMINE YOUR CURRENT VERSION. View the Help > About page from the Merchant Menu for this information.
1) Download Upgrade
To download the upgrade for AbleCommerce 7.x, you will need to obtain the FTP login information included in your upgrade notification. We will notify all subscription holders when a new version is available for download. If you are not notified and believe you are entitled to this upgrade, login to your Customer Account and use the request form at the bottom of your order invoice.
2) Backup your Existing Files
The upgrade will NOT overwrite your customizations located within these specific folders.
3) Installation of New Files
4) Upgrade your Database
WARNING: Make sure you have a backup of your database before upgrading.
5) Remove the Install Directory
6) Replace any Customizations (if applicable)
7) Complete Post-Upgrade Tasks
Post Upgrade Tasks
Listed below are specific upgrade tasks that should be completed depending on which version you are upgrading from. For example, if you are upgrading from Beta 2, you will need to complete all post-upgrade tasks given below. If you are upgrading from RC1 or RC2, you will need to complete those post-upgrade tasks as well as the latest RC3 post-upgrade tasks. If you are upgrading from RC3, you only need to complete the post-upgrade tasks for RC3.
UPGRADING FROM RC3
Post Upgrade Tasks when upgrading from RC3
There are a few manual changes that must be made to prevent any errors if you are upgrading from RC3 (build 9381).
To complete the upgrade, go to Post Upgrade Tasks from RC3 to Final
UPGRADING FROM RC1 or RC2
Post Upgrade Tasks when upgrading from RC1 or RC2
You can remove the file PayPal.Web.Controls.dll located in the \bin\ folder. This file is no longer used by AbleCommerce.
To update the default "Height" field for image uploads and option swatches:
This change will only affect new image uploads that are resized automatically. It will have an immediate effect on the option swatch images.
UPGRADING FROM BETA 2
Post Upgrade Tasks when upgrading from Beta 2
There are a few manual changes that must be made to prevent any errors if you are upgrading from Beta 2 (builds 7971/7973).
To complete the upgrade, go to Post Upgrade Tasks from B2 to RC1