Updating Jupiter Theme and Child Theme
Jupiter WordPress theme is under active development therefore you need to keep your website updated always. There are several ways for updating theme and child theme.
In this article, we will explain three methods for updating the theme and child theme
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Before the update
- Check the Release notes page.
- Make sure your server meets Jupiter’s technical requirements.
- Deactivate your caching plugins temporarily.
- Backup your website.
Updating theme automatically
We have added a new automatic update method from Jupiter version 5.1 that lets you update your theme in one-click.
To update the theme:
Updating theme via FTP
If you have problems with automatic updates, consider updating your theme via an FTP client.
Updating theme via WordPress dashboard
You can manually delete and install Jupiter through the WordPress dashboard. Your settings and content will be safe since it is all stored in the theme’s database.
Deleting the outdated theme version
Installing the updated theme version
Updating the child theme
If there is a child theme installed and activated on your website there is no need to update it like the parent theme.
By checking Release Notes you can see if the update has changed something related to your customization in the child theme. In that case only an update to your custom code in the child theme is required.