Category: Web Tips & Solutions
Published on:23/12/2016 by Ioannis Kastorinis
Excellent! The amazing community of WordPress just rolled out the new awesome update for WordPress and you finally look on the WordPress notice!
An updated version of WordPress is available
Notice: Do you want to keep away from all this technical things and update WordPress? You can visit WordPress Maintenance .
And now update WordPress
I am sure you might want to push that red button which says “Update Now“. Please check, before moving on this notice.
Important: You should watch out that WordPress like all web platforms, before update you have to make sure to keep backups. Backup not only for your files but also on your database. WordPress needs both to work!
Before i’ ll explain how to take a backup i need to point out something. It is better to update WordPress on a stage version of the web-site before doing it on the online version. Imagine the problem you may cause if something does not work well, and your visitors cannot buy and you just think that everything goes well. For not only this reason you should always use a development version, test new things, new templates. If everything are ok then you can update your online website.
Daily, Weekly of monthly Backup of WordPress
The database keeps every single post or page, comment or link that your website has. If you database is corrupted or broken then you loose all the content. They are many reason that this can happen and some reason are not controlled by you. Having a good backup of your WordPress, of the files and the database, you can always restore your website to the original situation. Make sure you backup very often daily, weekly, monthly and keep them safe on multiple places.
Ways for how to create backups before update WordPress you can find on the links below.
Because of the ease of use of WordPress several time we act without thinking and we face difficult situations. The existence of several backups they can always help us go out from difficult situations.
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