Sometimes when upgrading WordPress via its admin panel, WordPress will ask for FTP account. Follow these steps to upgrade WordPress without requiring FTP account: 1. Edit wp-config.php and add the following line: define(‘FS_METHOD’,’direct’); 2. Save wp-config.php and upload the file to the web server.
I upgraded my site to the latest WordPress 3.2.1. When I browsed to the site for the first time after upgraded it, the screen displayed an error message indicating that WordPress 3.2.1 required 5.2.4 or above to work. If you are have the standard PHP 5.1.x in CentOS 5.x and trying to upgrade your system […]
This site was upgraded to WordPress 2.7.1 without any problem. It took me about 15 minutes to complete the entire upgrade process, which included downloading the latest source file and backup the existing files. I noticed the admin layout was different from the previous version 2.6 that I had. It took me a while to […]
The latest version offers a cleaner, faster, less cluttered dashboard, dashboard widgets, multi-file uploading with progress bar, one-click plugin upgrades, built-in galleries, salted passwords with strength meter, cookie encryption, media library, concurrent post editing protection, search posts and pages You can read about an overview of the features with screenshots or view a 4-minute screencast of the new interface.
I managed to upgrade my blog to WordPress 2.3 without much complication. The built-in tagging feature is pretty useful, but there is no tags management feature. Luckily, I found the Tag Managing Thing plug-in that allows me to edit and delete the tags.
WordPress 2 still doesn’t have the feature to support HTTPS access to the admin area when the rest of the blog is accessed in HTTP. Fortunately, there was a smart guy out there managed to create a WordPress plugin that secured the access to the admin area.
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