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PawBill Upgrade

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Upgrading PawBill is a very simple process as described below.


hmtoggle_plus1 Step 1: Download PawBill


Take a backup of your database and note down your current version of PawBill. Also save a copy of app/config.php from your PawBill directory.


Download the latest PawBill package from the download page and then delete all the PawBill files from your server. Extract the downloaded package and upload it to the correct location on your server. Be sure to use binary mode while transferring the files using FTP.



Delete all the PawBill files before uploading the new ones


Ensure that you delete all the old files before you upload the latest files. This is so that you do not accumulate old and unnecessary files when you upgrade PawBill over time.


To start the upgrade process, you can navigate to the admin area url of your PawBill installation. This will automatically redirect you to the upgrade page. For example, if your PawBill installation URL is, visiting will redirect you to which will start the upgrade process.


hmtoggle_plus1 Step 2: Backup


At this point, your files are upgraded to the latest version while your database is still at the old version. The rest of the upgrade process will bring the database up to the same version as the files.


If you have followed the previous step, you should already have a backup of everything mentioned on this page. If you do not, please complete the mentioned steps. A backup will help you revert back to a working state in case of problems. Click next to continue.


hmtoggle_plus1 Step 3: License Agreement


The next step is the license agreement. Please read the license agreement carefully and select if you agree or disagree to the terms of the agreement. Then click the next button.


hmtoggle_plus1 Step 4: Upgrade


Click the Start Upgrade button. This will perform the mentioned upgrades one by one to bring your database up to the same version as your files.


hmtoggle_plus1 Step 5: Finish


The upgrade of PawBill is complete. To ensure the security of your site, please delete the install directory.