If you are not seeing the update link in your cPanel or admin panel, don’t worry. It normally takes upto 24 hours to show up. Meanwhile, you can download a manual update from the software download page.
What’s new about 1.7?
Oxwall has dropped support for a number of themes in the new release. If you are a big fan of Basic or Graphite theme, you might want to start looking for a new theme or order a custom theme. Below is a list of themes dropped in 1.7.