Should I Upgrade to the Newest Version of WordPress? (WordPress.com and WordPress.org)
If you use the WordPress-hosted application from WordPress.com
, your blog is automatically upgraded for you. However, if you use WordPress.org
, you’ll see a message at the top of your WordPress Dashboard, as shown in Figure B-22, and also in the Updates section of your dashboard, notifying you that a new version of WordPress has been released and you can upgrade when you’re ready.
Figure B-22 A message appears on your WordPress Dashboard when an upgrade is available.
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