2.3.1 to 2.7.0 upgrade caveats (3 posts)

  1. besonen
    Posted 7 years ago #

    i need to upgrade a blog from 2.3.1 to 2.7.0. is there any reason i shouldn't go straight to 2.7.0?

    my preferred upgrade procedure is to export the db, perform a fresh install of 2.7.0, and then import the db into 2.7.0.

    i'm imagining that wordpress will uncomplainingly make any db changes that are necessary post-db-import.

    i also imagine that it might be prudent to first upgrade to a previous version of wordpress (say 2.5) and then from there goto 2.7.0--for the simple reason that wordpress 2.7.0 is less likely to have issues.

    any feedback on upgrading to 2.7.0 from 2.3.1 would be greatly appreciated.


  2. MichaelH
    Posted 7 years ago #

    2.3.1 to 2.7 should work, but more success seems to be the process of upgrading from 2.3.1 to 2.5, then 2.5 to 2.7.

    Your database export scenario will not work.


  3. pennyhaslop
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Upgrading from 2.3 to 2.7.1 using the database export method worked without a hitch for me. Even the new option WP 2.7.1 gives to import your uploads folder went great!

    How did you end up upgrading David?

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