Released Version: AbleCommerce Gold, Release 2, Build 4487
Release Date: 09/21/2012
These instructions apply to installations running AbleCommerce Gold Build 4194.
Make sure you are upgrading to the latest version available to you. It is not necessary to apply incremental upgrades.
Click here to view the release history notes, and find the latest version of AbleCommerce Gold
Hot Patches: This version has hot patches available. You should install the Service Patch for Gold R2 before applying hot patches.
1) Download Upgrade to temporary location
This upgrade is available to active subscription holders. To obtain the file, login to the ablecommerce.com website and go to the customer account area. From the Downloads tab, in the top section, you can see all files that are available to you by subscription. Be sure to download the files here and keep an original for backup.
2) Confirm License
Do not install the upgrade unless your license subscription is valid through the "release date" of the build you are installing, or you have a license key for the latest version.
There are two ways to see if you have a valid subscription for this upgrade:
Login to your AbleCommerce Merchant Menu and go to the Configure > Security > Licensing page.
- OR -
Open the "commercebuilder.lic" file located in the \app_data\ folder with a txt program such as notepad.
If your license purchase included a subscription, a line similar to the one above will be shown in your key file.
NOTE: A store in DEMO MODE is not valid for the upgrade. Make sure you have a license key installed before continuing. The key type can be Development or Live, but not DEMO.
3) Backup your Existing Production Files
Always make a backup copy of the entire AbleCommerce folder and the database before beginning any upgrade.
4) Installation of New Files to Production Server
For WSP versions:
For WAP versions:
If you need to merge any customizations, we recommend that you use a file compare and merge utility such as WinMerge. WinMerge is Open Source file compare and merge utility which runs on all modern Windows versions. Latest WinMerge version and other WinMerge information is available at http://winmerge.org
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