WordPress Upgrade – Where do I start?

This post follows up on the tech tip I recorded for Episode 281 of the Just the Books podcast.

This week, Version 3.5 of WordPress was released. To receive notices of all updates and upgrades of WordPress you can follow them on twitter, facebook, or sign up for email alerts.

Three things you must do before you upgrade WordPress

  1. Backup.
  2. Check out the master list before you upgrade.
  3. Review your backup. Make sure it is complete and not corrupted.

Resources for WordPress Upgrade information

If something does go wrong, please don’t panic. There are simple steps to take to if an update goes awry.


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