Before updating the theme, make sure to backup your current theme version, located at “wp-content/themes/patti”, using a FTP program.
Also, make sure to backup the theme options too. Go to Appearance->Theme Options->Import/Export and export the options. In case you encounter any problems along the way, you can use the backed up options.
There are more ways to update the theme.
1. Manually, via WordPress Dashboard
Download the Patti package from ThemeForest and unzip it.
Deactivate the current patti theme and then delete it from the wp dashboard. Upload the new patti.zip theme version(Appearance->Themes->Add New button), located in the “PattiTheme” folder and activate it.
2. Manually, via FTP
Download the Patti package from ThemeForest and unzip it. Navigate to “Patti Theme” folder, unzip the “patti.zip” archive and upload the “patti” folder to “wp-content/themes/” using a FTP program(i.e. FileZilla). Make sure to rename/delete the old patti theme from wp-content/themes, folder before uploading the new version.
3. Automatically, via Envato WordPress Toolkit plugin(Recommended)
Since Patti v1.3.1, Envato WordPress Toolkit plugin comes packed within the theme.
If you don`t have it installed yet, download the Envato WordPress Toolkit: https://github.com/envato/envato-wordpress-toolkit and upload it to “wp-content/plugins/” folder using a FTP program.
Then follow this guide to set up the plugin: http://goo.gl/wfzSbH
Once you do that, you can automatically update the theme to the latest version.
After the theme update is done, you`ll be asked to update the current plugins(RevolutionSlider, Visual Composer, etc) to their latest versions. Make sure to do that too, in order to finish the updating process.
Once you do that, you`re all set up!