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Upgrade channels

Different channels are available for upgrade.

Depending on the channel, the archive that will be used to upgrade the shop will be different.

Major

This channel will look at the latest version, even if it is a different major version.

Minor

This channel will look at the latest version of the same major version.

RC

This channel is currently disabled. This was done to avoid people getting stuck on pre release software of which they cannot upgrade later.

Beta

This channel is currently disabled. This was done to avoid people getting stuck on pre release software of which they cannot upgrade later.

Alpha

This channel is currently disabled. This was done to avoid people getting stuck on pre release software of which they cannot upgrade later.

Private

This channel allows you to fetch a version from a custom link instead of the official PrestaShop source.

Archive

This channel will not fetch available versions data from PrestaShop API but will look at a prestashop.zip file inside your <admin directory>/autoupgrade/download folder.

Directory

This channel will not fetch available versions data from PrestaShop API but will look at directory content /<admin directory>/autoupgrade/latest/