If you are afraid that you might mess up your blog once you have decided to upgrade it to a newer wordpress version, then worry no more. We have now an automatic upgrade plugin available for wordpress.

What does it do?

Simple. It will give you a step by step instruction on how you can manually upgrade your version to the current one that is being offered in wordpress.org

Here’s the list to do:

  1. Backup your current files and make if available for you to download
  2. Backup your database and make it available for you to download
  3. Get the latest files via one of the ways below
    • Automatically download files from the location OR
    • You can provide us with the latest downloaded version. (DOES NOT WORK IN THIS VERSION)
  4. Deactivate your plugins and remember it
  5. Make your site offline
  6. Upgrade your files
  7. Activate your plugins
  8. Make your site online
  9. Provide you with a up gradation log

Or you can use the automated option found at the bottom of that list icon wink Automatic Upgrade, Wordpress plugin

Once you have installed the plugin, you can locate it via manage tab and will have an option for automatic upgrade.

 Automatic Upgrade, Wordpress plugin