6 Steps To Updating A WordPress Site

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6 Steps To Updating A WordPress Site

  1. 1. 6 Quick Steps to update your Wordpress site <br />6 Easy steps!<br />
  2. 2. Step 1 <br />Backup your site using your backup plugin to your computer<br /> Recommend WP-Backup plugin (free plugin)<br />
  3. 3. Step 2 <br />Deactivate all your plugins.<br />
  4. 4. Step 3 <br />Update Wordpress to newest version. <br /><ul><li>Updating WordPress while plugins are deactivated is the simplest method making sure you have less issues, while this is NO guarantee, it is the best practice. WordPress versions have become increasingly more stable and have had less issues than in the past.</li></li></ul><li>Step 4<br />Update plugins if needed. <br /><ul><li>This is a good time to update any plugins that might be needing an update. Just update them one at a time to make sure there are no issues.</li></li></ul><li>Step 5 <br />Reactivate your plugins<br /><ul><li>Reactivate all your plugins via the plugins page in your wordpress dashboard.
  5. 5. Personally I like to reactivate them one at a time. It helps you keep track of which ones might cause an issue.</li></li></ul><li>Step 6 <br />Verify<br /><ul><li>I ALWAYS recommend to VERIFY all the work you’ve done, making sure all is working the way you want.
  6. 6. I also recommend checking your site in several different browsers – Main ones to use: Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera and IE. (there’s others to try also, feel free to try all that you’d like, these are just my personal main choices that I use to verify)</li></li></ul><li>THATs IT!!! <br />YOU DID IT!!!<br /><ul><li>You can now enjoy your newly updated wordpress site!</li></ul>More Training Available at:<br />http://mediapresentations4u.com<br />

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