For those of you running Magento 2.x websites, we would like to inform you that Magento 2.4.5-p1 has been released which includes numerous bug fixes, feature improvements and security updates. Please contact us for assistance in applying this Magento patch or upgrade on your store. For more information about the latest Magento release, go to the Magento website and click on this edition. If you need assistance with updating your website, contact us today.
Related: Check out our post on website maintenance to get a glimpse behind the scenes.
You should always create a backup of your entire Magento 2.x installation before proceeding with an upgrade. Never perform these steps on a live store without testing on a staging installation first.
Here is the rough process to follow when attempting to upgrade to the latest version of Magento 2.4.5 via composer. Please only attempt this if you are experienced in server management, platform upgrades and web development as the process will likely need to be modified to fit your specific environment.
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composer require magento/product-community-edition=2.4.5 --no-update composer update bin/magento setup:upgrade bin/magento setup:di:compile bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy -f bin/magento indexer:reindex bin/magento cache:flush