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[resolved] Cannot Update WordPress? (4 posts)

  1. rivahratt
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I am trying to upgrade WordPress 2.7.1 to 2.8 but every time I click "Proceed", it loads for a minute and then downloads a file called "Update.php" and opens it in Notepad. Nothing is inside of the file.

    This happens when I attempt to update plug-ins as well. Please help me out.

    Stephen Hobson

  2. MichaelH
    Posted 5 years ago #

    You may have to do the manual upgrade thing for both WordPress and for plugins.

    See Upgrading WordPress and to upgrade Plugins, just download the zip file to your local machine, extract the contents, then use FTP to upload that plugin folder to wp-content/plugins on your host.

  3. wolfdogg
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Either manual install.. or use Firefox. IE is your culprit I'm betting.

  4. rivahratt
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I can upgrade plug-ins manually but when I try to upgrade WordPress manually, all it does is give me a giant PHP error.

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