Now as far as being on the cutting-edge goes, the next thing you will need on this adventure is to know how to update Drupal 8 to each of its latest versions.
Please note that in the world of Drupal, “Upgrade” means changing to a major version such as from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8.
Here are just a few: Many blog post have been written about this procedure.
Note: Make sure to always backup your site before attempting to update to avoid any loss of data in case of any mishap.
Composer is a very powerful dependencies management tool for PHP based applications.
In this lesson we will look at our Available Updates report, and use the Update Manager to upgrade a few of our contributed modules.
Upgrade Documentation Using Drupal, 2nd edition Using Drupal source code Drupalize.
Drupal's contributed projects tend to move more quickly than Drupal core and there- fore require more updates within a Drupal version's life cycle.