This article describes how to update a Magento site.
You should update a Magento site frequently to ensure it is running the latest version. There are several reasons for this:
Use either of the following methods to update Magento.
If you used Softaculous to install Magento version 1.x, you can also use it to update Magento. For information about how to do this, please see this article.
You can also update Magento manually. Follow the appropriate procedure below for your version of Magento.
To update Magento 2 manually, follow these steps:
To update Magento, type the following command:
For detailed instructions about how to do a manual update with older versions of Magento, please see the following official Magento documentation: