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Upgrade to Magento 2.3 via CLI

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Update your Magento installation to the latest and greatest version 2.3 for Open Source and Commerce!  Along with a slew of new features version 2.3 includes many improvements to help ensure your Magento storefront is humming like a well-oiled machine.


The scoop


Some external library versions require an update before an upgrade can occur, so there are a few more upgrade steps than previously. Don’t worry! We created a helper script to simplify the work and make the whole process easy-peasy.


For full details, we have a complete guide for your Command-line upgrade.


You have two options for your upgrade:



Don’t forget to start with the Prerequisites section before proceeding with either method!


Get help


Get stuck? Check out the Magento Support Knowledge Base, Magento forumsor contact us on the Community Engineering Slack to get help with any questions you may have.


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If you see an issue with our upgrade documentation in DevDocs, click the Edit this page on GitHub or Give us feedback links in the top right-hand corner of the page.




No matter which method you choose, the end result will give you all the goodies and new-fangled features that Magento 2.3.0 has to offer. We are excited for you to jump aboard the v2.3 train, give the newest Magento version a spin, and let us know what you think!

Many thanks to Shrie Spangler, DevDocs, for this article!

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