The end result will be files that are both patched and customized. Delete the patch package afterward: On a local installation, the procedure is similar.As before making any system change, first perform a global check-in, a manual security check, and backup. Determine the owner and group of Joomla’s files (on my local installation that is apache:apache).
English (UK), 3.8.3 Full Package, ZIP The latest version of Joomla!is 3.8.3 and includes the latest and greatest features from the developers supporting Joomla.Recent patches are available from the download section of joomla.org; older patches are unofficially collected in Phil Taylor’s repository.If you have done any customization to Joomla’s code, see if the patch will overwrite your customized files.I've got no issues in paying for what you do to help me unless you are willing to do it just to help someone out.
My "computer" person that runs my site isn't around any more and I've got Version 1.5.23.
To do this, first uncompress the patch package to a temporary directory on your local workstation.
How you do this depends upon the compression format of the patch; in my order of preference they are: Then open a diff editor like Meld and do a directory comparison (File – New – Directory Comparison): one pane showing the patch directory and the other pane showing the directory of your customized files.
If for instance you are running Joomla 1.0.12 and want to upgrade to 1.0.13, you will need the 1.0.12 to 1.0.13 patch package.
If you have a particularly old installation, you may have to apply multiple patches to get up to date.
Then simply browse the differences, making note of any customized files that will be overwritten.