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[resolved] Upgrade error [Table wp_linkcategories doesn't exist] (2 posts)

  1. krimsly
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Greetings all,

    I've upgraded a WordPress install from a very old version (I think it was 2.5 or even older--circa 2007) to 2.8.4. The upgrade proceeded but the error below was reported. Can someone please let me know if this is a problem?

    Thanks

    NorthK

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    WordPress database error: [Table 'test.wp_linkcategories' doesn't exist]
    SELECT cat_id, cat_name FROM wp_linkcategories
    Upgrade Complete
    Your WordPress database has been successfully upgraded!

  2. s_ha_dum
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    linkcategories hasn't existed for quite some time. I don't remember which version was the last to have that table. You are dealing with a very old WP. If you have backups then re-upload all of the old stuff, DB too. Then upgrade incrementally until you get to the current version.

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