For most other Word Press installations following version 3.7, automatic updates for minor releases only (such as from version 3.7.1 to 3.7.2) are enabled by default.
On the Account panel, what do I click to initiate a version upgrade rather than trigger an upsell offer? I was upgrading from the WP network dashboard and that process is what was deleting the premium folder. If not, I’ll contact the developers that provided this tool to handle upgrades in an easy way. Hello Igor, On multisite, the account menu item does not display in the network dashboard when Giveaway is only active on one or two subsites of the network.
I tried to find the Account page on the network dashboard but I did not see it anywhere for some reason. (I have NOT network activated Giveaway) On the network dashboard, all available updates are retrieved by selecting the left hand menu item DASHBOARDUpdates When I update the plugin this way is when the issue occurs.
Caution: If you have customized your themes without renaming them, make sure not to overwrite those files, otherwise you will lose your changes.
Second Step: Update Word Press by logging in to your dashboard and follow the update instructions.
If you’re upgrading your existing installation, we’ve got a guide for that, too.
And should you run into any trouble along the way, our support forums are a great resource, where seasoned Word Press experts volunteer their time to help you get the most out of your blog.
The downside is that your web server will have rights to modify your files – which may allow a hacker to do the same.
But the benefit is significant in that you can patch security vulnerabilities via the web interface through upgrades.
Before you begin the update process, take the following precautions to ensure you don’t run into any complications:1.
Backup your website Backups ensure that you have an immediate action plan should something go wrong when you update.
If you have set restrictive file permissions on your site you may have to upgrade your Word Press core, theme and plugin files manually. Below we include a detailed guide on how to do this.