WordPress 3.3 Is Pretty Painless

by Cathy Miller on December 15, 2011

in Social Media

If you are like me, you probably groan when you see the dreaded –

There is a new version of WordPress – upgrade now

Like the good little user I am, I backed up my files and jumped in. I found the process was pretty painless.

Here is a short video on what’s new about WordPress 3.3.

WordPress 3.3 – Ready for Your Closeup?

  • Have you upgraded yet?
  • Do you like it? Hate it?
  • Share your comments

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Anne Wayman December 15, 2011 at 11:19 am

I haven’t upgraded my big blog yet… it’s probably time. Thanks for the reminder.
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Cathy December 15, 2011 at 12:39 pm

My pleasure, Anne. :-)

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John Soares December 16, 2011 at 10:59 am

I’ll do it soon, but I actually have about a dozen sites to take care of, several with custom themes based on Thesis.

I always wait a few days so people like you can tell me that there are no problems!
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Cathy December 16, 2011 at 11:15 am

Not a bad strategy, John. I typically wait, too, but had read that it was pretty painless. Of course, after I upgraded was when I started hearing some people had problems. :-)

I had no such problem-thank goodness.

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Ginny December 18, 2011 at 3:52 pm

I use an all-inclusive theme called Semiologic Pro which has been known to break on some upgrades, so I have to wait until the theme maker gives the go-ahead. I rarely upgrade until it gets past x.x.1 status as there are too many variables with the major upgrades. I have found though, that the old sites (ones that are several versions back) do get hacked by ne’er-do-wells.
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Cathy December 18, 2011 at 4:19 pm

Hi Ginny: I certainly understand why you’d wait. Imagine our world without ne’er-do-wells*sigh* :-)

Thanks for stopping by, Ginny, and sharing a good caution about upgrading.

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