How to Upgrade Wordpress ManuallyUpdating Wordpress Manually
To manually update WordPress, follow these steps: 1Backup your WordPress website and disable all plug-ins. Securing your website before upgrading is an important move, just in case something goes awry with the upgrade. 2Browse to the WordPress Update page by selecting the Please Update Now button.
Press the Start menu and click the Start menu button. It opens a dialogue field in which you can select to copy the .zip files of the latest WordPress distribution to your computer. 3Choose a storage place for the downloaded packet and click Saving. The. zip will be downloaded to the chosen storage on your computer. 4Select the.zip on your computer and extract the zip to your computer.
Delete all the WordPress install directories and directories except the following: 6 Upload the content of the /wordpress subfolder - not the subfolder itself - to your webhost. Don't panic: your databases still need to be updated to the latest release; instead of seeing your website on your domainname, you will get a notification that a databank upgrade is needed.
8 Click the Update WordPress Server shortcut menu item. When you do this, WordPress initiates the upgrade of the MySQL data base associated with your site. Once the upgrade is completed, the page is refreshed and a corresponding error is displayed. 9 Click the Proceed icon. The WordPress logon page is loaded in your webbrowser. Upgrading is now completed and you can still use WordPress with all its updated functionality.
As a WordPress subscriber, you will update regularly, at least three to four weekly a year. This is a disappointing fact for some WordPress adopters, but due to the very busy WordPress developer environments, WordPress is the most widely used plattform available today.
As WordPress continues to add great new functionality and feature to the platforms, an upgrade always makes sure you're up to date and use the latest available technology utilities and functionality.