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In this tutorial you will learn how to update your HTML Template Blesta Integration to support the latest version of Blesta.
Is This Update Required?
Yes, every time Blesta release a new version updates are made to the template files to add new functionality, fix bugs etc. This update will update your Blesta Integration files with the new changes to add full support for the latest version of Blesta.
Will I Loose Customisations Made To The Template?
You shouldn't loose any custimizations as the HTML Template does not modify the Blesta files, instead all edits are made within the HTML Template files which are automatically applied to Blesta without editing required.
How To Update
You will need to follow every step below to update your Blesta Integration.
1. Update Blesta
To begin you will need to update Blesta to the latest version following Blesta documentation.
2. Upload & Replace The Blesta Integration Files
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The next step is to upload the latest Blesta Integration version.
Steps To Upload
1. Make a full backup of your HTML/Blesta files & database for safety
2. Download the Blesta Integration files >> Download Guide
3. Extract the ZIP file to your desktop
4. Open the directory within Upload that matches your Blesta version e.g if you have updated to Blesta v8 open:
5. Upload the contents of this directory using an FTP client to:
This will override the old Blesta Integration files used by your template with the latest version.
Ensure that your FTP client does not replace directories and instead adds/overrides the new files within the existing directory. We recommend FileZilla which is free and will work correctly out of the box.
If you have made customisations to any files contained in the ZIP we recommend comparing your version and the updated version so you can re-apply your customisations manually.
3. Re-Apply Header/Footer
The final step is to re-apply the header/footer of your HTML Template to your Blesta integration template. This is a quick and easy process. This step will also ensure that if any changes were made to your header/footer (e.g changes to the menu) since the last update, it will be matched exactly in Blesta.
4. Update Integration CSS Files
All of the CSS overrides used by the Blesta integration are found within the HTML Template.
For this step you will need to:
1. Login to your Zomex account and download the HTML ZIP file of your template
2. Extract the ZIP to your desktop
3. Upload the following files:
To replace the existing within your live install (e.g within public_html/libs/css/)
This step ensures that you're using the up to date Blesta CSS.
5. Update Completed
You have now finished updating your Blesta Integration to add support for the latest version of Blesta. If you see any miss alignment when viewing your Blesta front-end you may need to clear your browser cache to force the updated files to be rendered. If you run into any issues, submit a ticket and we will be happy to assist you.