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How to Upgrade WordPress Version?
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Upgrade WordPress Version
We as a WordPress Development Company, highly
recommend keeping always your software up to
date. Lets take WordPress as an example,
WordPress often upgrades their software with new
features, stable and better support. More often,
they cover many security issues of their blogging
platform in a new version they release.
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Tips to Upgrade your WordPress Version
Before you begin to update your WordPress
website, Lets follow below steps precautionary
to keep all your files and data safe then upgrade
your WordPress CMS.
1. Backup your Database Files
6. Run the WordPress update Program
2. Verify Your Backup
7. Update .htaccess and Permalinks
3. Deactivate All Plugin(s) and Theme
8. Install Updated Plugin(s) and Theme
4. Download and Extract Your WordPress Package
9. Reactivate Plugin(s)
5. Delete Old WordPress Files Upload New Files
10. Test Your Website with all Functionality once
before you go live
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 Backup your Database Files
Having backups of your database and website files
ensure, during upgrading your WordPress version
goes something wrong, you have an immediate
action to roll back your website to the previous
version. Backup Database Backup your database
either from PHPmyAdmin or use database backup
plugin installed on your hosting server. For more
support, refer to hosting database backup
process. Backup Your Files Again, you can backup
all your files either manually by login in your
control panel/FTP or use a backup plugin by
WordPress. We have used BackUpBuddy on many
occasions and found the satisfactory solution for
backing up my files.
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Verify Your Backup
We recommend to verify your backup as sometimes
your backed up files may have 1 or more files
missing from backup or any file gets corrupted.
Therefore, precaution is better than the
risk. Unzip your files on your local environment
and create a new database on your local
environment using your database credentials. Make
sure your backup runs perfectly as it is on your
live website.
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Deactivate All Plugin(s) and Theme
Our technical guns recommend deactivating all
plugin(s) before updating your WordPress to the
latest version. You simply to go your WordPress
admin and followed by all installed plugin(s),
just select all checkboxes and deactivate
plugin(s).
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Download and Extract Your WordPress Package
You can always download a latest WordPress
version from here. When you log in to your admin
dashboard on the website you will see the
notification citing the latest released WordPress
software. Now, you go to the WordPress website
and download it. When your download completes,
you shall go to your local environment and
extract the files.
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Delete Old WordPress Files Upload New Files
Go to your old version WordPress and delete all
your wp-admin and wp-include files from the
directory. Now upload your new extracting files
to the WordPress directory. You need not delete
your wp-content directory and wp-config.php as
wp-content directory contains all your plugins
information and theme while wp-config contain
database connection related information.
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Run the WordPress update Program
Update all your core root files of the WordPress.
It is supposed to overwrite all the file which
were there before. Now, run the WordPress update
program through ltwww.yourwebsite.com/wp-admin/upgr
ade.phpgt in case if there are any MySQL database
changes in the latest version. Upon successful
completion of the upgrade, you can simply
navigate through your wp-admin.
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Update .htaccess and Permalinks
When you will go through your local environment
of the upgraded WordPress you will see
.htaccess.txt instead .htaccess. Now you need
to make sure that you renamed it to
.htaccess. For Permalinks, as you are still in
process to upgrade your complete WordPress in
which you also need to update your permalinks
based on the Domain (site URL) and Pages as it
was before.
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Install Updated Plugin(s) and Theme
  • To Install and update all your plugin(s) and the
    theme is a similar process of backup, update and
    restore to the WordPress version.
  • Backup your plugins (already did)
  • Retrieve the files
  • Delete all files
  • Add new files and review the changes.

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Reactivate Plugin(s)
Go to the plugin list in the wp-admin and
checkboxes all deactivated plugins and activate
them all. To check the changes made to the
plugins and website, clear the browser cache and
review the changes.
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Test Your Website with all Functionality once
before you go live
CSS Tree recommends when you are finished with
uploading all your files to the latest version
with all changes. Now, you must go to the browser
and access your localhost URL after upgrading
WordPress website to look for all pages and
functionality in order to make sure that it looks
and works fine as expected. Once youre done with
your testing, you are now good to upload your
files to the web host and cross check once
again.  In case, you need an expert help from
a WordPress Development Company or want us to
upgrade your WordPress software please
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