Question by werbz: How can i switch from wordpress [self hosted] 2.7 to 2.8 while keeping all my stuff?
My website is currently running on WordPress 2.7.
The newer version, 2.8 has just been released and I want to switch…and keep all of my settings, files, plugins, themes, ect.
Is there anyway to do this?
PS not sure if it is helpful but my url is: http:willwerblow.com
Answer by jef.r.sun
Download it, unpack it in a new directory.
Follow the instructions in the readme.html.
Basically it’s just about backing up the modifications you made to original WordPress files and then copying the new ones over the old ones and visiting www.yourdomain.com/blogdir/wp-admin/upgrade.php
It’s as simple as that 🙂
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