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Plugin update | Forum

Jochen Jul 31 '14
Hi all,

logged in as admin I see "there are xx  plugin updates available".

If I try to update a plugin, an ftp connection is requested.

Now my question, which eventually might be interesting for many others too.
(I have seen this article  http://docs.oxwall.org/install:update   but it does not describe it in detail)

Which path do I have to enter in my ftp-programm ?

the root path  or the path to  the folder ow_plugins  or to the path ow_pluginfiles ?

I did not try out, because I dont want to destroy my installation.

P.S. I am using Oxwall 1.6.0

Anyone an idea ? Thanks in advance, Jochen

Webster Molaudi
Webster Molaudi Jul 31 '14
It can be ftp.yourwebsite.com
Depends on what your hosting has given you
The Forum post is edited by Webster Molaudi Jul 31 '14
Jochen Aug 1 '14
Hi Webster, I will try it,  br, Jochen
tammy harris
tammy harris Aug 2 '14

Your ftp username

Your ftp password

Port should b 21 unless hosting or someone change it 

Wilson Aug 2 '14
Hey Jochen,

Before you do anything, back up your database and file folder, then try putting your site in "maintenance" mode, then make core, theme and plugin updates.


1st Disable/deactivate (do NOT uninstall) all plugins.

2nd Change theme to default. (The Origin theme)

3rd Update the core to 1.7

4th Update the themes (if applicable)

5th Activate plugins ONE at a time and update them.


Jochen Aug 4 '14
Hi Tammy, Wilson,  thanks for your fast replies.

@ Wilson, momentary I will not upgrade to version 1.7.0  - as long as anything else is running.

br, Jochen