Welcome again to Office Hours, where you can pick our brains on topics ranging from web development, SEO, social media, and more!
This week we received a fantastic question from Nancy:
“What’s the best way to upgrade my WordPress?”
So join us for this week’s installment of Office Hours where Mike maps out the best possible way to update WordPress, while avoiding bringing down your site due to incompatibility problems.
How To Install WordPress Updates Without Blowing Up Your Site
- File & Database Backups – Understanding of why you must run a database and file backup before installing the newest version of WordPress.
- Theme Updates – Understanding of why themes must be updated before installing the newest version of WordPress.
- Possible Plugin Incompatibilities – Understanding of why plugins can cause problems with new updates, and how you can troubleshoot and fix this common problem.
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