Before updating, always take a backup! And don’t forget to test it.
Updating to 3.5.x cannot be done by the extension manager.
You have to update via the Joomla! Update component or by manual action which is explained in our documentation:
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Joomla! Download Frequently Asked Questions:
How do I install Joomla locally?
Need help installing Joomla? Read Getting Started with Joomla! for a quick introduction or visit the Joomla! 3 Installation forum with any questions you have. Visit the General Questions Forum for Joomla! 3 if you have other questions about Joomla.
Can I install Joomla! on my hosting account?
Yes you can. Download the version of Joomla! that you want to use, unpack the files locally and then upload them to your account directly using FTP. You’ll also want to create a database with a username and password. When you’re done, visit the front end of your site, and you will see the installer page and you can begin the installation process. Click here to read detailed installation instructions for Joomla! 3.
Where can I find a hosting company that provides Joomla hosting?
You can find hosting companies that provide Joomla hosting all over the world. But the Joomla project is supported financially by the following hosting companies that provide specialized Joomla web hosting:
- SiteGround : preferred provider, provides the demo.joomla.org and joomla.com services
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- Rochen : provides hosting for the Joomla family websites
Does Joomla! come in multiple languages?
You can easily download and install language packages for your Joomla! site. Browse the accredited Joomla! language packages, and incorporate the languages that you need.
How can I extend Joomla?
There are over 8,000 extensions available in the Joomla! community ready for you to download. Visit the Joomla! Extensions Directory to get help unlocking Joomla's extended features.
How do I upgrade Joomla?
The first step in any migration process is planning. Joomla! 2.5 core extensions will upgrade with a “one-click update.” All third party extensions including template need to be addressed individually. We have resources available to help with your migration planning.
Where can I find legacy versions of Joomla?
You can find legacy versions of Joomla here.