How to upgrade cPanel without losing theme design?

Galanthus

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Hi,

How can i upgrade my cPanel without losing my theme design. What do i need to back-up? Because i am not able to upgrade now because my theme is being replaced.

Thanks!
 

Galanthus

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Assuming you created your own style using the Branding editor, go back to the editor page, at top is a link to Download or Delete Branding, click that. Click Download link to the right of your style.
I have tried that with a back-up of my theme as .zip imported but nothing. It seems to mess up and set theme back to default.
 

Galanthus

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How to upgrade cPanel without losing customized theme files & images?

Hi guys,

How can i upgrade my cPanel to the latest version without losing my WHM customized theme files? I tried upgrading while making a back-up of my theme but it didnt work it just messes up my whole design. is there any trick or possibility to upgrade cPanel without affecting my customized theme design?

Thanks advance!
 

Infopro

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Re: How to upgrade cPanel without losing customized theme files & images?

You should be editing a copied theme, not a main theme.
Advanced Guide to Branding - cPanel Documentation

Warning
Do not edit an existing theme. If you do this, your changes will be overwritten the next time cPanel updates. Instead, create a new theme with your desired changes.
 

JaredR.

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Re: How to upgrade cPanel without losing customized theme files & images?

If you create a copy of one of the default themes, and edit the copy, it will not be overwritten by a cPanel update. The documentation Infopro linked to explains the correct way to make a custom theme so that it is preserved across cPanel updates.