Upgrading WordPress in Bulk

Of course there is the old faithful Updating_WordPress_with_Subversion and Upgrading_WordPress_Extended, but there is a lot of fluff there. Old blogs are “You are using WordPress 2.9.1”. Show me the command lines. Certainly. “Backup your database. Read Backing Up Your Database for a detailed explanation.” Use Plugin WP-DB-Backup from http://austinmatzko.com/wordpress-plugins/wp-db-backup/ Download it – make sure the copy is here.… Continue reading Upgrading WordPress in Bulk

A New WordPress Install

Get the storage folder; redirect the domain there; Get the code into the target dir: $ svn co http://core.svn.wordpress.org/tags/2.9 . Copy wp-config.php $ cp wp-config-sample.php wp-config.php Get new secret keys: https://api.wordpress.org/secret-key/1.1/ Edit wp-config.php $ vi wp-config.php Change dbname, hostname, password. Change 4 secret key lines to above lines. Run config: http://example.com/blog/wp-admin/install.php Set up the profile… Continue reading A New WordPress Install