New versions of TikiWiki are being released frequently. In the event you find your Tiki web site out of date, you can always download the latest version and upgrade the installation. When upgrading TikiWiki, you will need to backup your database and files. This will prevent any loss of data during the upgrade process.

The upgrade process includes, backing up your existing database and files, uploading the new tiki files to your server, and running the install script. The following article will explain the steps to upgrade your TikiWiki from 9.2 to the 9.3 LTS version (This is the long term support version, which is supported until November of 2015).

Steps to upgrade TikiWiki

  1. Log into TikiWiki and click the wrench icon at the top right side.
  2. Download TikiWikiClick the tiki.org/Download link in your TikiWiki admin section.
  3. Upgrade TikiWIki 9.2 to 9.3The TikiWiki download site will load. Find the latest long term support version.

    The url should be the following.

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/tikiwiki/files/Tiki_9.x_Herbig_Haro/

    Click the 9.3 link to download the file. The file you download should be named the following:

    tiki-9.3.zip


  4. Export the TikiWiki database Login into your cPanel.

    Go to PhpMyAdmin and backup your database.


  5. Go to the File Manager and select your TikiWiki directory and click go.

    Backup your files by creating a folder and moving them to the folder you create.

    Upload the tiki-9.3.zip file and Extract the .zip file.

    Important! Make sure you have the files in the root folder for your TikiWiki and not in a tiki-9.3 subfolder. The installation will not work if the Tiki files are in a sub folder.

  6. Upgrade Welcome TikiWikiVisit your Tiki site. You should be redirected to a url similar to the following.

    http://tikiwiki.yourdomain.com/tiki-install.php

    The "Welcome" page for upgrading TikiWIki will show. Click Continue.


  7. Accept TikiWiki LicenseOn the "Read the License" page, click Continue.
  8. Upgrade TikiWiki System RequirementsClick Continue on the "Review the System Requirements" page.
  9. Upgrade TikiWiki set database credentialsEnter the database name, database, username, and the password.

    Note! If you forget the username and password, you can view the username and reset the password in PhpMyQAdmin.

    Click Continue.


  10. Upgrade Tikiwiki install screenNow you should see the "Install & Upgrade" screen. Click Upgrade.
  11. TikiWiki Upgrade ReviewThe TikiWiki site will now be upgraded. On the "Review the Upgrade" page, click Continue.
  12. TikiWiki general settingsConfigure the general settings. The general settings should show what you had in your database already. Double check the values and click Continue.
  13. Enter Tiki and Lock installerFinally, Enter your Tiki. Click the Enter your Tiki and Lock the Installer (Recommended) link to complete the upgrade.

    Congratulations, the upgrade process is complete.

Did you find this article helpful?

We value your feedback!

Why was this article not helpful? (Check all that apply)
The article is too difficult or too technical to follow.
There is a step or detail missing from the instructions.
The information is incorrect or out-of-date.
It does not resolve the question/problem I have.
How did you find this article?
Please tell us how we can improve this article:
Email Address
Name

new! - Enter your name and email address above and we will post your feedback in the comments on this page!

Like this Article?

Post a Comment

Name:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
Comment:
Submit

Please note: Your name and comment will be displayed, but we will not show your email address.

News / Announcements

WordPress wp-login.php brute force attack
Updated 2014-07-17 06:43 pm EST
Hits: 200949

Related Questions

Here are a few questions related to this article that our customers have asked:
Ooops! It looks like there are no questions about this page.
Would you like to ask a question about this page? If so, click the button below!
Ask a Question

Need more Help?

Search

Ask the Community!

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff.

Current Customers

Chat: Click to Chat Now E-mail: support@InMotionHosting.com
Call: 888-321-HOST (4678) Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help. Sign up today!