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How to upgrade cPanel without losing theme design?

Discussion in 'User Experience' started by Galanthus, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. 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!
     
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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.
     
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    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.
     
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    Not enough Info. You backed up a custom style that you created, or you backed up one of the default styles you modified?
     
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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!
     
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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

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


    Hello,

    Thanks for the info. But what files do i have to COPY in order not to lose the back-up files. Can i copy-replace these files after the upgrade?
     
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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.
     
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    Re: How to upgrade cPanel without losing customized theme files & images?

    With pictures too. :)
     
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