Upgrade of WP 2.0 RC-1 (9 posts)

  1. petit
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Just wanted to tell you about a successful upgrade from WP 1.5.2 to WP 2.0 RC-1.

    System: My blog resides at an ISP ( web hotel ) running Apache and MySQL. This is how it went:

    1. Unpacked the distribution locally.
    2. Copied the database connection strings from wp-config.php to wp-config-example.php and saved it as the new wp-config.php.
    3. Deleting everything from my blog except the themes and plugins I've added.
    4. Uploaded the new WordPress bunch to the server
    5. Reached for the /wp-admin/upgrade.php from my browser
    6. Clicked the link Upgrade WordPress>>

    ( After getting an introductory error message "WordPress database error: [Table 'petitpub.wp_usermeta' doesn't exist] - SELECT meta_key, meta_value FROM wp_usermeta WHERE user_id = '1'" )

    That's it!

    It all worked like a breeze, including my themes and user and my permalinks.

    I'm happy :-)

  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Moved to the Beta forum.

    'Upgrading' is when an official release happens.
    'Testing' is what happens up until then ;)

  3. moshu
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I just said the same 2 hrs earlier: :)

  4. petit
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I didn't think Release Candidates were betas.

  5. Usayd
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I tested rc-1 works fine didn't even get any errors :)

  6. tedfox
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I've goten that usermeta data error too while upgrading. Sometimes the rest ofthe process went fine, sometimes it didn't. Thankfully it did most of the time though.

  7. miketrain
    Posted 10 years ago #

    How do I get the beta version

  8. MichaelH
    Posted 10 years ago #

  9. bornfamous
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I'm getting the usermeta error too. How do I fix it?

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