Administrative page for handling updates from one Backdrop version to another.

Point your browser to "" and follow the instructions.

If you are not logged in using either the site maintenance account or an account with the "Administer software updates" permission, you will need to modify the access check statement inside your settings.php file. After finishing the upgrade, be sure to open settings.php again, and change it back to its original state!




Namesort descending Description
update_access_allowed Determines if the current user is allowed to run update.php.
update_access_denied_page Renders a 403 access denied page for update.php.
update_check_requirements Checks update requirements and reports errors and (optionally) warnings.
update_extra_requirements Returns and stores extra requirements that apply during the update process.
update_helpful_links Provides links to the homepage and administration pages.
update_info_page Provides an overview of the Backdrop database update.
update_results_page Displays results of the update script with any accompanying errors.
update_script_selection_form Form constructor for the list of available database module updates.
update_selection_page Renders form with a list of available database updates.
update_task_list Adds the update task list to the current page.


Namesort descending Description
BACKDROP_ROOT Defines the root directory of the Backdrop installation.
MAINTENANCE_MODE Global flag indicating that update.php is being run.