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Upgrading from Low Variables

In the ExpressionEngine v7.0.0 release, Pro Variables was added added as a native add-on that ships with the core files. It is an update of the standalone add-on Low Variables. If you previously had Low Variables installed, the update will automatically install Pro Variables and uninstall Low Variables. The transition should be automatic and seamless, and old Low Variables tags will continue to function.

However, best practice in this situation requires 2 additional steps: