How to Update Your Website with the Latest Version WordPress 3.2.1


WordPress Development is basically an open source content management solution (CMS). It provides an interface and elasticity by the help of which the owners of the website can add, delete or update the content of the website without having any basic knowledge on HTML, JavaScript, PHP or SQL. There are many companies who support WordPress Development. With the help of WordPress features and WordPress design, the websites are spam protected W3C compliant, password protected, SEO friendly and it is very easy to install and update. This newer version of WordPress repairs and fixes the server incompatibility related to JSON. It also fixes the various themes and there are some new important updates in the new dashboard design.

In the new version of WordPress Design, Tutorial Chip themes and plug in are best attuned. Updating the WordPress is very simple. The update is much simpler and fast when the update is taking place via WordPress Dashboard. There are three basic things which need to be checked before updating WordPress 3.2.1.  The version for PHP, MySql and Internet Explorer should be checked otherwise WordPress won’t be installed. Internet Explorer6 and older versions of it are not supported. PHP 5.2.4+ is required and older versions of Sql are also not supported. WordPress Health Check Plug in and WordPress Requirement Check should be downloaded before updating the website. A copy of all posts and WordPress pages should be saved on the hard drive before beginning the updating. This is done by clicking on the Tools icon located in the left sidebar and then clicking on Export. A screen will open where Download Export File should be clicked.

A backup for all the files should be done every time while updating. In the next step, WordPress database should be backed up in the WordPress directory. The file bearing the domain .ht access should also be backed up. To download all the WordPress files from the host to the local computer, a FTP program is involved. WP-Db Manager which is an effective plug in should be installed thereby making the process a no brainier process. The plug-in helps have certain advantages. It allows optimization of database, backing up of database, repairing database, deletion of backup database and restoration of database. It also helps to run certain Sql queries and also drop or empty table in database.

The plug in also supports automatic scheduling of back up, optimization and repairing of database which should be done at least in a month for smooth running. Next, all the backed up files should be verified. This step is very important. If the files are stored in a zip file, it should be made sure that the zip file can open. The file bearing .sql domain should also be checked so that the tables and data’s are clearly viewed. For a safe upgrade, all plug in should be deactivated in the Administration panel under the plug in choice. This is done to make sure that there no problem during upgrading. After all the tasks are completed, the link on the yellow bar should be followed. This site would allow updating the owner’s website to the latest version of WordPress Development. Next, all the old WordPress files should be deleted and new files should be uploaded. The new updated WordPress should be run and permalinks and .htaccess should be updated followed by the installation of updated plug in and themes. After this, all the plug in should be reactivated again and the plug in should be updated. In the plug in area, a yellow bar under the plug in name bears the link to upgrade automatically.

After completion of all the steps above, if there is some kind of problem and is not working well, the entire plug in should be deactivated systematically step by step until and unless the reason for the problem is caught. If the plug in is not updated by the developer in the last update, another plug in should be searched.

 

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