As I was running version 2.0.1 before, the upgrade was simple and straightforward and did not require the kind of planning and preparation you’d normally do when upgrading your blog platform. Naturally you still take prudent precautions in case anything goes wrong. Back up your database, for instance – essential no matter what you’re doing with your WP installation. I also copied the whole WP installation from the server so I had a snapshot of what was there immediately prior to upgrading. That way, if any disaster did happen, I could quickly upload those files to the server via FTP.
But, all went pretty smoothly.
Now on to trying to fix the problems I had following a bit of a disaster yesterday with a rather nifty K2 theme hack
Neville Hobson is the author of the popular NevilleHobson.com blog which focuses on business communication and technology.