Articles on Upgrading WordPress

The articles below cover different aspects of upgrading WordPress and how to ensure your upgrades can be trouble-free. Click the headline to read the full article.

Since WordPress 3.3 was released last week I’ve seen an unusually high number of people asking why they should upgrade. The answer is simple, and threefold: To maintain or improve the security of your site To improve the performance of your site To improve the usability of your site Improve site security Hackers target older […]

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Every WordPress upgrade brings howls of anguish on Twitter and other forums as installations that were working perfectly well prior to the upgrade suddenly crash. Some people ignore WordPress upgrades in order to avoid the problems – if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. But that’s not smart because many of the upgrades are designed […]

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WordPress 3.0 and Thesis

by Martin Malden

WordPress 3.0 was released towards the end of last week and brought with it some major changes. The biggest is the integration of WordPress and WordPress Multi-User (MU) – previously two separate packages. Some others were: A new Navigation system, allowing you to add Categories or other special links to your navigation bar (the same […]

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I hadn’t paid much attention to the previews of the new features to be introduced with WordPress 2.9. But, having upgraded yesterday, I have to say that I’m left with mixed feelings. I understand that there’s quite a lot that was designed to help plugin and theme developers, but for humble users (you and me) […]

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