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Updating Magento from 1.7 to 1.9 Magento version is here since November 2014. One of our recent clients had a shop since 2012 and they hired us this month to check and update their site.

This means we need to update the core. There is complete information about the general process here. In this post we are going to comment our own update step by step.


First of all, we created a backup of database and current files. There is a fantastic tutorial where the process is explained here, and the basics steps are:


Note: Some Mac OS platforms have issues with Magento and others Zend based frameworks. If you finished the migration and are having issues take a look at this post.


Now we have our files and database copied. It's time to update.


Updating Magento from 1.7 to 1.9