ListingPlus:Upgrade to version 2.1.0 for Drupal 7

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This document will guide you to upgrade your Drupal 7 Listing+ 2.0.1 installation to Listing+ 2.1.0 for Drupal 7.

The steps that are tagged [Pro] are relevant only to the Listing+ Pro 7.x distribution and should be skipped if you are running the simple Listing+ 7.x distribution. The Listing+ Pro 7.x distribution is only available in the Listing+ Pro & Listing+ Enterprise products. You can find out more about the Listing+ Pro distribution at the Listing+ product page


Prepare your workbench

  1. Create a temporary installation of Drupal 7 Listing+ 2.0.1 using our installation profile. You will use this as a reference to guide you.


  1. Backup everything.
  2. Just in case, make sure you backed up everything =) (besides, it's always a good idea).

Put your website in maintenance mode

  1. Login to your Drupal installation as administration user
  2. Navigate to admin/config/development/maintenance
  3. Enable the "Put site into maintenance mode" option
  4. Save your configuration

Update Drupal core

Take a breath and read Drupal's Upgrading from previous versions first. This upgrade will update your Drupal core to the version 7.32. We assume that you are currently using a 7.x version so it's about a "Minor update procedure".

  1. Locate the root folder of your site. This is Drupal's root folder, where the index.php file is located.
  2. Delete all Drupal files and folders except the [sites] folder.
  3. Copy all Drupal files and folders from your temporary installation except the [sites] folder.
  4. Run the update.php file calling a url like or, if your site is located under a subdirectory.

Update extra modules

Listing+ comes with several extra modules required to achieve its functionality. The following process will update them to the latest (by the time these lines are written) version, as marked below:

  1. Locate the extra modules folder of your site, usually at [sites/all/modules].
  2. Delete the folder webform that belongs to the Listing+ distribution. If there are any extra module folders that have been installed by you later, you should leave them untouched or update them later manually, which is beyond the scope of this guide
  3. Copy the latest version of the deleted module from your temporary installation.
  4. Run the update.php file calling a url like or, if your site is located under a subdirectory.

Clear all cached data

This step is important in order to force your template to be informed for the changes you have made in the template files.

To do this navigate to admin/config/development/performance and click the "Clear all caches" button

Disable maintenance mode

  1. Navigate to admin/config/development/maintenance
  2. Disable the "Put site into maintenance mode" option.
  3. Save your configuration
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