howto upgrade wordpress under ubuntu

Thursday, 17 July 2008 at 22:15 UTC 3 comments

it is very easy to upgrade wordpress with Ubuntu:

step 1

download current wordpress version (today 2.6).

step 2

backup old database scheme and old wordpress files

$ mkdir /backup/wp/20080717
$ mysqldump -u user -p DB_SCHEMENAME > /backup/wp/20080717/blog_dump.sql
$ tar cfz /backup/wp/20080717/blog_backup.tgz /YOURDIR/wordpress

step 3 unpack new wordpress software

$ cd /tmp
$ tar xfz latest.tar.gz
$ cp -avr /tmp/wordpress/* /YOURDIR/wordpress/
$ rm -rf /tmp/wordpress /tmp/latest.tar.gz


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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Alex  |  Saturday, 25 December 2010 at 19:07 UTC

    I dont think it so easy, nice article, I will update my blog.

  • 2. Wordpress services  |  Friday, 21 January 2011 at 15:32 UTC

    Very good tutorial.

  • 3. Wordpress Tutorials  |  Tuesday, 8 March 2011 at 19:09 UTC

    ohh wow.. this is nice post.. you can see every thing is well defined and accurate.. i have done this with my wordpress blog and every thing is get accurately done. 🙂


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