Update to WordPress 2.0 notes

Upgrading to WordPress 2.0:

  1. deactivate plugins
  2. wget http://www.wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz
  3. untar latest.tar.gz
  4. remove the following files/folders:
    • wp-*, *.html,*.txt
    • wp-admin folder
    • wp-includes folder
  5. DO NOT DELETE: wp-config.php, wp-contents folder, htaccess and wp-includes/languages folder
  6. copy files from wordpress to home folder (and create extra directories)
  7. point browser to upgrade.php
  8. DELETE wp-config-sample.php and install.php and upgrade.php files.
  9. Activate plugins

Pending your unix experience it takes between 15 – 30 minutes to upgrade.