How To: Update WordPress
With over 30% of the world’s websites being powered by WordPress, it is no wonder it is constantly being targeting by hackers, malicious code distributors, and data thieves.
Keeping your WordPress site updated is crucial, as hackers will regularly search for websites running old instances of WordPress and target them for weaknesses that would not have been present if they were running the latest version of WordPress.
Below is a quick step-by-step guide for checking and updating WordPress. We recommend checking for updates to your core WordPress installation, along with all your plugins at least once a week.