Upgrading, Backing Up, and Migrating

In This Appendix

arrow Finding the Dashboard upgrade notification

arrow Backing up your database before upgrading

arrow Deactivating plugins

arrow Running the upgrade script from the Dashboard

arrow Upgrading manually

arrow Moving to WordPress from a different platform

arrow Understanding database backup management

arrow Backing up plugins and themes

arrow Storing images and media files

arrow Exporting data from WordPress

Using a plugin to make backups and moving easier

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