I was dismayed when I logged onto my blog today.  I received a message saying WordPress 3.7.1 is available and the system asked me to update.  But wait!  Wasn’t the big feature of 3.7 automatic updating? So here’s the scoop from, Dion Hulse, a WordPress Developer, Background Updates are onlyRead More →

Yesterday WordPress 3.6.1 was released.  Here are the details from WordPress. WordPress 3.6.1 is also a security release for all previous WordPress versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. It addresses three issues fixed by the WordPress security team: Block unsafe PHP unserialization that could occurRead More →


WordPress 3.5.2 just came out. It contains 12 bug fixes as well as some security updates. You can read the details at the WordPress blog. I’ve updated three sites without incident. I also looked through the WordPress forums to see if anyone is encountering any issues with this release. Nope.Read More →

WordPress released version 3.4.1 today.  The new version contains 18  bug fixes and address some security issues.   You can read more about it on the WordPress blog. Remember to back up your WordPress installation before you update.   If this is your first update, there’s nothing to worry about. It’s reallyRead More →

WordPress 3.3 is now available for download.  It has some great new features, including a drag-and-drop photo uploader.   You can learn more about it on the WordPress blog. While WordPress 3.3 has some great new features, I’d recommend not updating for about a week. Some plugins are having problems withRead More →

Note: This page was updated 10/12/2015 Earlier I explained how to prepare for your update by backing up your files.  Now it’s time to actually do the the update.  Are you nervous?  Don’t be.  Updating WordPress is amazingly easy. First, open up the public view of the site in aRead More →