Have you upgraded to WordPress 2.7?

Watch this video about WordPress 2.7. I did upgrade one blog, but discovered a couple of problems with the new version.

  1. the DashBoard link at the top just doesn’t always link back to the homepage. There is a solution, but it’s a bit geeky.
  2. And the Dashboard sidebar just disappeared. Some plugins are doing this. Lighter Menus v.2.7.1 and up are currently doing this.

So when you upgrade (and it’s a beautiful upgrade), remember, turn off your plugins, back up your database (and know how to restore it), back up your file structure, too: Then upgrade. Common sense, it’s true. But if you did it like I did (on a hosting plan with auto-update), you’ll find all sorts of surprises instore!

Kenneth

Author: InvestorBlogger

Investorblogger.com takes you on a 'Random Walk To Wealth' through money, investing, blogging and tech. We'll explore my insights, mistakes, and experiences together.

3 thoughts on “Have you upgraded to WordPress 2.7?

    1. InvestorBlogger Post author

      Thanks, Lisa, I just upgraded InvestorBlogger, and I’m enjoying the functionality. But the server InvestorBlogger is hosted on, just isn’t up to the job, I fear.

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