How to Update Hexo?

Hexo 4.0.0 has been released on 2019-10-14. How to upgrade it?

Upgrade Hexo

  1. Go to the hexo folder

  2. Modify package.json file, inside "dependencies" braces:

    -    "hexo": "^3.9.0",
    +    "hexo": "^4.0.0",
    UNNECESSARY to change
    "hexo": {
        "version": "3.9.0"
    and it will be automatically updated after "npm update".

  3. Run

    $ npm update
    Done. Then check the hexo version as below.

Check Hexo Version

Go to the hexo folder and run:

$ hexo --version
hexo: 4.0.0
hexo-cli: 1.1.0