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How to identify what version of WP I'm using? (5 posts)

  1. TonyWright
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Hi, I'd like to know what version of WP I'm using at http://www.rapnews.co.uk

    The bottom of some admin pages says 1.5

    If I had 1.5.2 would it say this, or be rounded down?

    When is 1.6 out?

    thanks.

  2. stevenhb
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    check version.php - you should be able to find it here:
    <your wp root>/wp-includes/version.php

    An alternative would be to log in to your adminstrative panel, and scroll down to the bottom where the version number is printed.

  3. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 8 years ago #

    If you've not removed the code, do a View Source on your web page. Look in the first 10 lines - it should be there.

    1.6 is now called version 2.0 and very soon :)

  4. stevenhb
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    btw. release candidate 1 of wp 2.0 (earlier known as 1.6) has just been announced:
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/50637

  5. TonyWright
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    thanks for your help. line ten says 1.5 so would you advise that i update to 1.5.2 asap?

    if so, how do i do this?

    during the adding and deleting of plugins over the past few months, my wordpress admin panel is slightly messed up. there's a tag for a non existent poll plugin etc. how will the update be effected by this?

    thanks again.

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