this "auto update" button might be much easier, but I never tried it. You have to supply your ftp login and hope it works. In case anything goes wrong, you have to do it manually. So I prefer doing it manually as the first step.
I just told you how I do it always with success. An automatic update ‚will work for most people‘ (they say..)
By renaming existing folders I actually leave the old version on the site (except the files in root which will be overwritten) So it’s easier to step back.
Anyway – I recommend REALLY to follow the upgrades. Checking access.log of my sites show many attempts to break in in different ways. The advice to backup before upgrading gives you at least one backup until you ubgrade next time…
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10. Okt. 2012 (von: omerkhan01)
Hi there Admin, I am trying to use a plug in but it says I have to upgrade from WP 2.7 to WP 3.0 and above. I have heard horror stories of people's WP sites disappearing after upgrading. What can…
12. Okt. 2012 (von: Joern)
I would recommend to update! Sure there are some stories of peoples having problems upgrading - but this doesn't reflect my experience.The WordPress team tries to keep most stuff backwards compatible, I think they remove functions only if there are…
12. Okt. 2012 (von: omerkhan01)
There is an "auto update" button in the dashboard, can you not click on that and just do it this way, or must you do it "manually"? Weiterlesen →