This article describes how to update a WordPress site manually.
You should update a WordPress installation frequently to ensure it is running the latest version. There are many reasons for doing this:
- Security: WordPress updates contain fixes that patch security vulnerabilities.
- Stability: WordPress updates contain fixes that patch bugs and other issues. Your site is more stable when you apply the latest updates.
- New features: WordPress is always improving, you can access to the latest features and functionality by running the latest version.
To update WordPress, follow these steps:
1.Log in to WordPress as the administrator.
2.When updates are available, the dashboard indicates the number of updates in a red circle. For example, the following WordPress installation has two updates available: