Keeping software up to date is always a good idea. Updating Automad takes only a couple of seconds. Initiating updates can be done via the dashboard or using the command line interface.
Note that it is always recommended to backup your site before running updates!
In case you are running Automad on Windows, make sure all files of your installation are closed in any program on your computer before updating!
You can always verify whether your installation is up to date and trigger updates when needed in the Update tab in the System Settings section.
Automad can also be updated by using the console. To initiate updates, run the following command in your command line interface within Automad's installation directory.
php automad/console update