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Thread began 7/23/2009 12:54 pm by larsentim278054 | Last modified 7/23/2009 5:46 pm by larsentim278054 | 1387 views | 8 replies

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I was afraid of a reply like this :)

Thanks though - That's what I thought I had to do, but was hoping there was going to be an easier way. That's the only problem with using "solutions" like these - when they're based on pre-created php files, there's no easy way to upgrade when updates come out.

Oh well - That's what you get when you use pre-made sites like these I guess. Hopefully it won't take too much time to redo.

Thanks again Ray - I'll follow your directions and let you know if I have any problems. I like the example site that this new version comes with much better than the old ver.

Originally Said By: Ray Borduin
  You should probably replace everything.

You can leave your products database in tact and keep all of your uploaded images, but you will have to remove the different color options that exist and re-do those with the prostore v2 admin.

You can probably save a copy of your template and relavent css files to restore those as well once updating the entire site.

I'd probably do a dump of your current products table so you don't lose that data, and back up a copy of your current site.

Then start fresh with powerstore v2 and get it working as-is.

Then copy back your images and restore your products database and make sure it all still works.

Then copy over your template and .css files and use DW to update all of the pages using your customized template.

At that point you should have the new site with your customized template and existing products and images.  

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