Since e Commerce themes have to be updated so regularly.If you have set restrictive file permissions on your site you may have to upgrade your Word Press core, theme and plugin files manually. Below we include a detailed guide on how to do this.This update step is safe, and it is possible to one-click update from 3.7 to any later version. All of your Word Press data, such as Users, Posts, Pages, Links, and Categories, are stored in your My SQL database.WARNING: The upgrade process will affect all files and folders included in the main Word Press installation.Just remember to retain a backup of a working site so that you always have a fallback position.If you plan on upgrading across more than two major releases, you should consider upgrading incrementally to avoid potential conflicts and minimize the risks of database damage.For major updates, Word Press shows a notification that an update is available and a user can initiate the update by simply clicking a button.
Inside the zip archive, you will find a folder named .
For example, if you plan on upgrading from 2.5 to 4.8, upgrade to 2.7 first, followed by 2.9, then 3.1, and so on. Older versions of Word Press can be downloaded from the release archive.
Please note that Word Press 3.7 introduced an easy to use one-button updater which will take you directly to 4.8.
But the benefit is significant in that you can patch security vulnerabilities via the web interface through upgrades.
Word Press can automatically update itself to a new minor release without any user input.