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- Best Way to Upgrade from WP 2.8 (!)? 1 answer
I recently took on a new client who runs a fairly active news site powered by WordPress. Part of what he wishes me to do is upgrade his WordPress version, something he's neglected to do since 3.4.2, my question is now:
Would it be feasible to upgrade to 3.8.1 straight away or should I opt for taking it in small steps (start by upgrading to 3.5, then 3.6 etc.)?
What would be appropriate security measures to take to prevent loss of data when doing this?
I reckon problems will arise with the active plugins and his current theme so will I need to do a full backup of all files a database dump or will less suffice?
Thanks in advance