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Upgrade 2.3.x to 2.5
Here you can find the steps to upgrade the script version to 2.5
v2.5 is a major update with more stability and speed, the custom PHP framework is replaced with the Laravel Lumen and the whole structure is built from scratch.

1. Pre-requisites

  1. 1.
    Download the latest v2.5 script from CodeCanyon
  2. 2.
    Extract the zip folder in your home computer
  3. 3.
    Make a copy of your /lite/config/ folder of the old installation
  4. 4.
    Place all the files of the /lite/config/ folder in the /upgrade/ folder of new script version you just downloaded.
  5. 5.
    Replace the icons, covers & favicons in the new script, here's how to do it.
  6. 6.
    Remove old script files from your server. (make sure you've made a backup)
  7. 7.
    Upload and the new script on your server.

2. Prepare the product files

You need to set the permissions (CHMOD) of the base folder, sub-folder and files to either 755, 775, or 777 which will depend on your actual server.

3. Configure Root Directory

Your domain name or sub-domain should have the root directory set to the /public/ folder of the script, the .htaccess files are in the public folder as well. If you don't set it you can face 403 Forbidden Access error.
Here is how to do it in different environments.
  1. 2.
    ​cPanel Tutorial​
  2. 3.
    ​Plesk Tutorial​
Make sure you uploaded the .htaccess file! This file is found inside of the /public folder and it may appear hidden on your pc and if not uploaded, it will produce a 404 Error on any link you click on the website.

4. Start the upgrade process

  1. 1.
    Access the product on your website and access the /upgrade path. (ex: https://yourdomain.com/upgrade)
  2. 2.
    Follow the steps in the upgrade process
  3. 3.
    You can now access the website and login with your admin account
APP URL is your domain name (eg. http://domain.com or http://tiktok.domain.com), it's useful when you want to install the script in sub-domain.
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