Manual Upgradation

Upgrading to a newer version (e.g. 2.0.5 to 3.0.1)

CometChat can be upgraded using the following steps.

1. Rename your existing cometchat folder to cometchat_old
2. Upload the new cometchat folder
3. Point your browser to http://www.yoursite.com/
cometchat/install.php

Warning: Do not copy config.php from the older installation to your new version. You will have to re-do all the configuration settings from CometChat Administration Panel.

Upgrading to a higher edition but different version

Follow the same instructions as upgrading to a newer version

Upgrading to a higher edition for same version (e.g. Basic to Professional Edition)

1. Update the cometchat/license.php file
2. Upload the new plugins, modules and extensions to their respective folders as per your requirements.

Upgrading CometChat for Joomla

Upgrading to a newer version (e.g. 2.0.5 to 3.0.1)

CometChat for Joomla can be upgraded using the following steps.

1. Rename your existing cometchat folder to cometchat_old that you will find within <Joomla_Root_Folder>
/plugins/ folder.
2. Upload the new cometchat folder.
3. Point your browser to http://www.yoursite.com/
plugins/cometchat/install.php

Warning: Do not copy config.php from the older installation to your new version. You will have to re-do all the configuration settings from CometChat Administration Panel.

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