Upgrade Your WordPress Site Without Stress

I have managed to upgrade my blog from WordPress 2.3.3 to WordPress 2.5 without stress. I used an automatic wordpress upgrade plugin. To me this is an important feat accomplished. I am a non-technical blogger, a total newbie to wordpress (less than 30days old)

Since the release of official release of WordPress 2.5, I have been scared to carry out the upgrade (remember I am a newbie 😉 ) I have been going round the web reading posts about how others upgraded from WordPress 2.3.3 to WordPress 2.5

The testimonies of fellow bloggers did not reduce my fear. In fact I got more scared as I read testimonies of people that got their website totally messed up because they failed to do something right. I have messed up my blog once, but then it was very new (so, it was easy to just redo the whole stuff). I cannot afford such at this point. So I told myself, I will upgrade at the end of April.

While surfing I came accross articles that commended the improved security built into WordPress 2.5 and recommend immediate upgrading from 2.3.3 to 2.5 That really got at me. Also, whenever I logged into the admin dashboard, I kept on seeing the blinking Warning Sign that I should upgrade.

Well this morning, I came across a post at Weblogtoolscollection After reading the various suggestions by the author and the comments, I decided to try the automatic upgrade plugin recommended by the author. Here is the plugin automatic wordpress upgrade plugin. It was successful and now I have the new WordPress 2.5, the dashboard beautiful 😉

Well that is the story. Everything went smoothly. So far, I have not noticed any problem with my blog. If you are yet to upgrade, go ahead and use the plugin, it works. I wish you success. 🙂

4 Comments Comments For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. Learn to always backup your files before every upgrade. Thats additional insurance.

  2. Failure to backup caused me much issues….so I can definitely testify to that…

  3. RaiulBaztepo says:

    Very Interesting post! Thank you for such interesting resource!
    PS: Sorry for my bad english, I’v just started to learn this language 😉
    See you!
    Your, Raiul Baztepo

  4. PiterKokoniz says:

    Hello !! 🙂
    My name is Piter Kokoniz. oOnly want to tell, that I like your blog very much!
    And want to ask you: what was the reasson for you to start this blog?
    Sorry for my bad english:)
    Thank you:)
    Your Piter Kokoniz, from Latvia

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