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  • Wordpress Upgrade Preperation

    Hello,
    I'm getting ready to upgrade our version of WordPresss. I plan on using the auto-updater in the WP dashboard. I want to avoid an upgrade install "hang" or "stall", or any other pitfalls that could bring our site down. Are there tips you might offer to prepare myself for a successful upgrade?

    I have already backed everything up, and have takes screenshots.

    I tried to delete the 2010 theme (not being used), and I was asked to provide my FTP login information. That seemed odd. If it's a file/directory permission issue, I want to be sure it's taken care of so it doesn't effect the WP ugrade process.

    So again, any tips -- file permissions or otherwise -- are very much appreciated.

  • #2
    Hi There,

    Here is a handy guide on how to update your blog.
    Updating WordPress WordPress Codex
    myhosting Customer Support team will be happy to assist you upgrading WordPress. You can contact them at support@myhosting.com, or by phone at 1-866-289-5091

    Cheers

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    • #3
      Thanks. Is there anything inherent in MyHosting.com's WordPress file/folder permission setup that could pose any WP upgrading challenges? I'm more accustomed to cPanel-based installs, so apologies for my pesky questions.

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      • #4
        I am not having any problems updating my WordPress, but if the automatic upgrade doesn't work for you, don't panic, just try a manual update.

        Upgrading WordPress Extended WordPress Codex

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        • #5
          It's great to have both the manual and automatic upgrade options.

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