It’s important that you keep your website up to date.

Left unchecked, old WordPress files, plugins and themes can present vulnerabilities and leave your website open to attack from hackers and bots.  This means that your website can virtually disappear without warning!

This is why keeping a recent backup is of paramount importance. I also recommend backing up your website before performing the update process below.  We can run regular backups for you or you could use a tool like Backup Buddy to do this.

Once you have everything nicely backed up, you can log into your website and run these updates regularly.  I recommend doing this at least every 2-4 weeks.

How to update WordPress in a couple of minutes.

It’s a simple process, just log into WordPress, hover over the ‘Dashboard’ menu item on the left and click on updates.  There you will find a list of all items that need to be updated, you can simply go through and click update on each.

Below I’ll show you exactly how to update WordPress in this video:

Yep, it’s that easy. Now you’re educated and know how to keep WordPress updated!  If you have any questions please leave a comment below and thanks for reading and watching!

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