WordPress 3.1.1- What’s New

WordPress 3.1.1 fixes a large number of bugs.  It also includes three security updates.

WordPress 3.1.1 – Should You Update?

Yes. As I always say, don’t take the risk of running old software with known security issues.

Don’t forget to update your plugins while you’re at it. Running an old version of a plugin can put you at risk for being hacked.

As the WordPress blog says in this lovely haiku:

Only the geeks know
What half this stuff even means
Don’t worry — update

WordPress 3.1.1 – Update Information

Remember to back up your WordPress installation before you update.   This is what the WordPress update will be like. If this is your first update, prepare to be amazed. It’s super easy!

Once you’ve completed the update, take a look at your site and make sure that everything still works. Sometimes plugins may have problems with the new WordPress software. Don’t worry though, most of the time things will be just fine. If you do discover a problem turn off the plugin and email the developer of the plugin about the issue. They should be able to update their plugin to work with the new software.

If you need help updating your WordPress installation or if you need a WordPress Coach, please contact me. And if you like this post, you may want to subscribe to this blog.

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