Thankfully, upgrading Magento within the same branch is very simple, compared to changing branches. Because some fixes and changes get shared between the 2.3 and 2.4 at the same time, there will be less changes to adapt to when you’re ready to make the big jump.
For now, I’ll be updating from Magento 2.3.5p2 to the 2.3.7 (which is the current latest version in the 2.3 branch at the time of creating this).
As of October 2020, these are my personal steps whenever I install or upgrade something new.
Make sure to switch to the “magento” user for this next section. You can switch users by using:
And then navigate to your Magento root directory with: