Upgrading to WordPress version 2.0.3

I’ve just upgraded this blog and a host of others that I help manage to the latest stable version in the WordPress 2.0 release: WordPress 2.0.3. The new release is both a bug fix and a security release. I would have procrastinated on the upgrading if not for the notice that it is a security release.

WordPress founding developer Matt Mullenweg wrote in the blogging engine’s development blog that the 2.0.3 release is “recommended for all WordPress users.”

In previous upgrades, I used to deactivate all the plugins then delete all the files before uploading the new ones and then running the upgrade script. But Matt said in his post that: “Upgrading is fairly simple, just overwrite your old files with the latest from the download. When you go to your admin it will give you a link to update your database.”

I did just that and upgrading took less than five minutes, including the uploading of the files.

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4 responses

  1. With minor upgrades, you can get away with a somewhat more lazy approach, although it’s always a good idea to make a backup first!

  2. Do you still keep the wordpress v2.0.3? mine is broken. If you still keep it please contact me via email.


  3. I m having k 750i .i tried to find out the version of firmware ,,,,but its showing nothing…

    pls help

  4. when i push at left it goes to shortcut(write new msgs) ,how to find out the firmware version

    pls help

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