Updating a server

24-Oct-2015 17:12

Once you are on the "Update Word Press" page, click the button "Update Now" to start the process off.

You shouldn't need to do anything else and, once it's finished, you will be up-to-date. If you have any problems, it is probably related to permissions issues on the filesystem.

WARNING: The upgrade process will affect all files and folders included in the main Word Press installation.

This includes all the core files used to run Word Press.

If you are updating across multiple versions, follow the procedure at Upgrading Word Press - Extended Instructions Before you get started, it's a good idea to back up your website.

This means if there are any issues you can restore your website.

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Instead, you will be shown a dialog box asking for connection credentials.If you experience problems with the Three Step Update, you may want to review the more detailed upgrade instructions For these instructions, it is assumed that your blog's URL is directories and sub-directories, and in the root directory (such as index.php, and so on). Be careful when you come to copying the wp-content directory.You should make sure that you only copy the files from inside this directory, rather than replacing your entire wp-content directory.Most sites are now able to automatically apply these updates in the background.If your site is capable of one-click updates without entering FTP credentials, then your site should be able to update from 3.7 to 3.7.1, 3.7.2, etc.

Instead, you will be shown a dialog box asking for connection credentials.

If you experience problems with the Three Step Update, you may want to review the more detailed upgrade instructions For these instructions, it is assumed that your blog's URL is directories and sub-directories, and in the root directory (such as index.php, and so on). Be careful when you come to copying the wp-content directory.

You should make sure that you only copy the files from inside this directory, rather than replacing your entire wp-content directory.

Most sites are now able to automatically apply these updates in the background.

If your site is capable of one-click updates without entering FTP credentials, then your site should be able to update from 3.7 to 3.7.1, 3.7.2, etc.

See the tutorial on Changing File Permissions for more information, including how to configure file permissions so that multiple FTP users are able to edit the files.