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neo 07-18-2011 11:26 AM

How to upgrade to Joomla 1.7?
Dear members please use following instructions to upgrade your Joomla 1.6.5 installations to latest Joomla 1.7 version .

How do I upgrade to Joomla 1.7?

Upgrading from Joomla 1.6.4 to Joomla 1.7 will be easy. You can test the upgrade from 1.6.5 to 1.7.0 RC1 with the following simple steps:
  1. Make sure your current Joomla version is 1.6.5
  2. Navigate to the Extension Manager -> Install tab.
  3. In the Install from URL, enter the URL for the RC1 test update package:
  4. Press the Install button.
  5. The system will work for a minute and then display a success message.
  6. If you are using Joomla 1.5 then you will still be required to migrate your site to Joomla 1.6.5 first.

Possible Template issues fixes.

If after the upgrade you encounter template issues. Please download the latest template installation file and reinstall. If however you made to many changes follow the instructions bellow and update manually.

Manual Template Update:

1. Open templates/template_name/html/yjsg_helperclass.php line 274 and change

PHP Code:

$query = new JDatabaseQuery


PHP Code:

$query $db->getQuery(true); 

2. Open templates/template_name/yjsgcore/yjsg_core.php

line 172

PHP Code:

$module         JModuleHelper::getModule'mod_menu'); 

change to

PHP Code:

$module         JModuleHelper::getModule'mod_menu','$menu_name' ); 

3. Open templates/template_name/yjsgcore/yjsg_mobile.php

line 25

PHP Code:

$module                     JModuleHelper::getModule'mod_menu' ); 

change to

PHP Code:

$module                     JModuleHelper::getModule'mod_menu','$menu_name' ); 

All set!

If you have any issues please post in template assigned forums.

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