Instructions on how to upgrade coppermine gallery

It’s very important that fansite admins know how to manually update coppermine gallery. Below is a simple guide that most should be able to follow.

Warning- If you customized a default theme OR uploaded a “custom watermark” image be sure to backup those files before upgrading!

  1. Download coppermine gallery from (click big green download button)
  2. Extract the files using your favorite ZIP program
  3. Connect via FTP (or File Manager in cpanel) and upload the files over the old files (replace them) *NEVER DELETE THE ALBUMS FOLDER
  4. Run the update.php script (requires logging into gallery), it will be in your gallery directory.

That’s it, your coppermine gallery is now up to date!