It starts with a simple enough question. Do you want to update to the newest version of WordPress? You start wondering if you should update. Is it necessary? What are the consequences? To update, or not to update? That is the question. This article will help you to answer this question and understand why updates are necessary. Let’s start!
When updating a WordPress website, a big concern is whether or not the update is going to break your website, leading to not understanding where the issue is, or how to fix it. The first thing to understand is why these updates happen.
Why are there updates?
Why you should update your WordPress website
Keeping up with Plugins and Themes updates
Will the update break my website?
Normally, no. A simple WordPress update won’t change much. However, there are cases in which a few tweaks may be necessary. Regardless, always make sure to have a backup ready in case something goes wrong, so that you can revert your website to the previous version, if needed.
Sometimes the unexpected happens, or something goes wrong.Therefore, you should always prepare for this.
- WordPress shows a Maintenance mode message instead of the website
- The design results are completely different
- The website goes completely blank
- Elements of the admin section disappear