Drupal 7, Drupal Core Update

How to Update Drupal 7 Website Core to Latest Update (Minor Version)

Submitted by Rajasekhar on Sat, 11/17/2018 - 19:31

This note describes how to upgrade Drupal 7 core to the latest update (minor version): 7.x to 7.y. See references to understand different types of upgrade. 

Steps are:

  1. Take the backup of the website

    1. create a zip file of the website folder in cpanel

    2. take backup of the database using backup and migrate module

  2. Download latest Drupal 7 core zip file from drupal.org website.

  3. Upload the Drupal core to the website folder

  4. Extract the Drupal core