X-Cart:FCommerce Go Upgrades

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fCommerce Go version and upgrades

The engine of the fCommerce Go module was built with the goal to not make any modifications whatsoever to X-Cart's core. As the result, the fCommerce Go installation wizard doesn't change any existing files in your X-Cart store; it only adds new files.

That allows us to make minor releases of the module every time we resolve a critical issue. And all the customers can replace their current version with a newer one.

Note: To check your fCommerce Go version, open the "VERSION.FCOMMERCE_GO" file in your X-Cart root directory. If the file does not exist, perhaps, you have the very first version of the module or the file has been deleted.

Below we will describe how you can upgrade your existing fCommerce Go to the latest version.

Upgrading the fCommerce Go module

Upgrading by reinstalling

If you do not care about the fCommerce Go module settings (Settings -> Modules -> fCommerce Go -> Configure) and do not have a custom modification of fCommerce Go module, you can remove the module and make a fresh install.

To reinstall the module:

1. Make the full backup of your X-Cart store.

2. Remove the module.

3. Download the new version, make the fresh install and configure the installed module according to the manual.

The upgrade is completed.

Upgrading by overwriting certain files

If you would like to save your module settings and has the non-modified fCommerce Go module you can just rewrite the current files with new ones.

To upgrade by overwriting certain files:

1. Make the full backup of your X-Cart store.

2. Download the new version from the File Area, copy it to your server and unpack it.

3. Clear the cache.

Upgrading customized module

If you are using a customized fCommerce Go module, we recommend you to make the full re-installation and then apply the custom mods to the new version.