How to update MySQL (3 posts)

  1. e-Expeditions
    Posted 4 years ago #

    When I try to update from version 3.0.4 to version 3.3.1, I get this message:

    You cannot update because WordPress 3.3.1 requires MySQL version 5.0 or higher. You are running version 4.1.14.

    How do I update MySQL?

    I'm running my blog through Yahoo! Small Business Web Hosting, if it makes a difference.

  2. How do I update MySQL?

    That's not something you'll typically be able to update. Please contact your hosting company Yahoo and ask them if they'll upgrade that mysql server.

  3. mightyvolt
    Posted 4 years ago #

    If you're still looking for an answer, or for anyone who is:

    I just did this myself for a client who hosts with Yahoo Small Business.

    It's dreadfully easy, but I would make sure to have things backed up in case craziness ensues (you never know, with databases).

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