A new version of WordPress has been released, in light of excitement you update your WP only to realize that your theme and some of your plugins are not compatible with the latest WordPress update.
If only you can go back in time, and all your problems will be solved. Here is exactly what you need to do to downgrade your WordPress to an earlier version.
Please pay particular attention to STEP 5 and STEP 6.
Click on ‘Release Archive‘ on the left sidebar.
You will see a list of all released WordPress versions available. Select the ‘zip‘ file option of your desired WordPress version to download it unto your computer.
Unzip the file and you should see the following files:
You are going to replace your current WP files with these new files you just downloaded.
Log into your sites’ cPanel or FTP into your server, and delete ‘wp-admin‘ and ‘wp-includes‘ folders ONLY.
***Make sure YOU DO NOT DELETE the ‘wp-content folder’ and ‘wp-config.php‘.***
Upload all the WordPress files you just downloaded into your current WP installation folder EXCEPT the ‘wp-content‘ folder (DO NOT UPLOAD wp-content).
When you are asked to replace the select files, select YES!
After successfully uploading your new WordPress files, refresh your website URL and you will be asked to update your database. Simply click on ‘Update WordPress Database‘.
To confirm that you have successfully downgraded your WordPress version, you will see a notification on top of your dashboard saying: “WordPress (latest version code) is available! Please update now.”
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