Step by step guide to upgrade your wordpress blog

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Yes, another latest release of wordpress hit the blogosphere.

In my dashboard I see announcement :

WordPress 2.6.1 is available! Please update now.

With wordpress automatic upgrade installed I see other companion above that reminder icon smile Step by step guide to upgrade your wordpress blog

By clicking ‘Click Here’  or by click link ‘Automatic Upgrade’ I’ll upgrade my blog.

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First screenshot after click the plugin.

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1. Backup all files, wpau automatically pack all files in single downloadable file. Recommended to download the file into your computer in case of contingency plan.

Click ‘Click Here‘ link to continue.

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2. Backup database, wpau also pack tables in database. Pick other table manually to continue.

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Download the file and save to your computer, continue by click ‘Click Here’ link.

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3. Download latest wordpress file, click ‘Lets GO’ button to continue.

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Confirmation about current process, continue by click ‘Click Here’ link.

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4. Put wordpress in maintenance mode

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5. Deactivate all plugins

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6. Upgrade database

Follow blue link to upgrade database.

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CLick ‘Upgrade WordPress’ before continue.

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Confirmation message show up to let us know if upgrade process successfully.

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All plugins successfully reactivate.

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Last screenshot :

Congratulation message will appear.

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Process upgrade went smoothly.