Updating Drupal 8

Before you begin

When updating your Drupal 8 there are multiple options to choose from. If you are not yet familiar with all those options, for you to get an easier and more pleasant experience, it is recommended to start with this Introduction documentation. Which summarized all your options to choose from.

Updating Drupal 8 - overview of options

Overview of your options to choose from to update Drupal 8

Update core manually via GUI (option 1)

Update Drupal 8 core using a manual installation (option 1)

Update core manually via CLI (option 2)

Update Drupal 8 core using a manual installation (option 2)

Update core via Drush (option 3)

Update Drupal 8 core using Drush the Drupal Shell (option 3).

Update core via Composer (option 4)

Update Drupal 8 core using Composer the dependency manager (option 4).

Update modules

Update Drupal 8 modules

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