I'm working with a Craft site that's running on version 2.6 and I need to get it updated to the latest version. My first approach was to just start a fresh site and then import the existing database, which caused a bunch of errors. Then I tried updating the current site manually but just getting it to run on my local environment proved to be difficult. So, I'm a bit stumped on how to move forward. One option I guess is to input all the entries/fields/sections manually into a fresh site but there is a lot of content so that seems extremely time-consuming.
If anyone has experience updating a site from that many versions back, do you have any advice for making this happen?