X-Cart:Obtaining Upgrade Packs and Database Upgrade Scripts

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Obtaining in-branch upgrade packs

To obtain an upgrade pack for upgrading to the latest minor version within a branch:

Branch 3.5.x

  1. Log in to your X-Cart Account.
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and open the folder X-Cart -> X-Cart supporting files for prev versions -> X-Cart 3.5 -> Upgrade kits for 3.5.x branch.
  3. Locate the archive with the required upgrade pack. X-Cart upgrade pack archives use the following name formats:
    • [current_version]-[target_version]-gold_upgrade.tgz or [current_version]-[target_version]-gold_upgrade.zip
    • [current_version]-[target_version]-pro_upgrade.tgz or [current_version]-[target_version]-pro_upgrade.zip
      where the [current_version] part is the version of your current X-Cart installation, and the [target_version] part is the X-Cart version to which you are upgrading the store. Take note that the gold or pro part must match the X-Cart edition you use: X-Cart Gold or X-Cart Pro, respectively.
  4. Download the archive with the upgrade pack to your local computer.

Branch 4.0.x

  1. Log in to X-Cart Account.
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and open the folder X-Cart -> X-Cart supporting files for prev versions -> X-Cart 4.0 -> Upgrade kits for 4.0.x branch.
  3. Locate an archive with the required upgrade pack. X-Cart upgrade pack archives use the following name formats:
    • [current_version]-[target_version]-gold_upgrade.tgz or [current_version]-[target_version]-gold_upgrade.zip
    • [current_version]-[target_version]-pro_upgrade.tgz or [current_version]-[target_version]-pro_upgrade.zip
      where the [current_version] part is the version of your current X-Cart installation, and the [target_version] part is the X-Cart version to which you are upgrading the store. Take note that the gold or pro part must match the X-Cart edition you use: X-Cart Gold or X-Cart Pro, respectively.
  4. Download the archive with the upgrade pack to your local computer.

Branch 4.1.x-4.7.x

  1. Log in to your X-Cart Account..
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and click the Get upgrade pack tab.
    This will open the section 'Get upgrade pack'.
  3. Use the controls in the 'Get upgrade pack' section to configure the required upgrade pack:
    • License: Select an X-Cart license that is registered for the store you want to upgrade.
    • Modules (optional): Select commercial add-on modules and skin templates that you want to upgrade together with the store.
    • Free modules: Select free add-on modules and skin templates that you want to upgrade together with the store.
    • Upgrade pack: Select a pack to upgrade your store from the current version to the target version.
    • Archive type: Select the type of an archive for the configured pack.
  4. Click the Get upgrade pack button.
    The system will generate the upgrade pack and open a dialog box asking you what to do with the archive.
  5. Select to save the archive to your local computer.

Obtaining database upgrade scripts

To obtain a database upgrade script:

Branch 3.5.x to branch 4.1.x

  1. Log in to your X-Cart Account.
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and open the folder X-Cart -> X-Cart supporting files for prev versions -> X-Cart 3.5 -> Upgrade kits for 3.5.x branch.
  3. Locate an archive with the required database upgrade script. X-Cart database upgrade script archives use the following name formats:
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.tgz
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.zip
  4. Download the archive with the database upgrade script to your local computer.

Branch 4.0.x to branch 4.1.x

  1. Log in to your X-Cart Account.
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and open the folder X-Cart -> X-Cart supporting files for prev versions -> X-Cart 4.0 -> Upgrade kits 4.0.x branch.
  3. Locate an archive with the required database upgrade script. X-Cart database upgrade script archives use the following name formats:
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.tgz
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.zip
  4. Download the archive with the database upgrade script to your local computer.

Branch 4.1.x to branch 4.4.x

  1. Log in to your X-Cart Account.
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and open the folder X-Cart -> X-Cart 4.4.0 -> DB upgrader 4.1.12->4.4.0.
  3. Locate an archive with the required database upgrade script. X-Cart database upgrade script archives use the following name formats:
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.tgz
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.zip
  4. Download the archive with the database upgrade script to your local computer.

Branch 4.2.x to branch 4.4.x

  1. Log in to your X-Cart Account.
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and open the folder X-Cart -> X-Cart 4.4.0 -> DB upgrader 4.2.3->4.4.0.
  3. Locate an archive with the required database upgrade script. X-Cart database upgrade script archives use the following name formats:
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.tgz
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.zip
  4. Download the archive with the database upgrade script to your local computer.

Branch 4.3.x to branch 4.4.x

  1. Log in to your X-Cart Account.
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and open the folder X-Cart -> X-Cart 4.4.0 -> DB upgrader 4.3.2->4.4.0.
  3. Locate an archive with the required database upgrade script. X-Cart database upgrade script archives use the following name formats:
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.tgz
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.zip
  4. Download the archive with the database upgrade script to your local computer.

Branch 4.1.x to branch 4.5.x

  1. Log in to your X-Cart Account.
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and open the folder X-Cart -> X-Cart 4.5.0 -> DB upgrader 4.1.12->4.5.0.
  3. Locate an archive with the required database upgrade script. X-Cart database upgrade script archives use the following name formats:
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.tgz
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.zip
  4. Download the archive with the database upgrade script to your local computer.

Branch 4.2.x to branch 4.5.x


  1. Log in to your X-Cart Account.
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and open the folder X-Cart -> X-Cart 4.5.0 -> DB upgrader 4.2.3->4.5.0.
  3. Locate an archive with the required database upgrade script. X-Cart database upgrade script archives use the following name formats:
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.tgz
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.zip
  4. Download the archive with the database upgrade script to your local computer.

Branch 4.3.x to branch 4.5.x

  1. Log in to your X-Cart Account.
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and open the folder X-Cart -> X-Cart 4.5.0 -> DB upgrader 4.3.2->4.5.0.
  3. Locate an archive with the required database upgrade script. X-Cart database upgrade script archives use the following name formats:
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.tgz
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.zip
  4. Download the archive with the database upgrade script to your local computer.

Branch 4.4.x to branch 4.5.x

  1. Log in to your X-Cart Account.
  2. Go to the 'File area' section and open the folder X-Cart -> X-Cart 4.5.0 -> DB upgrader 4.4.5->4.5.0.
  3. Locate an archive with the required database upgrade script. X-Cart database upgrade script archives use the following name formats:
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.tgz
    • [current_version]-[target_version]_sql_upgrade.zip
  4. Download the archive with the database upgrade script to your local computer.