Here Goes Nothing

Which is to say, here goes quite a bit.

I’m about to try to update my WordPress 2.5 to 2.7. I just did that over on colonelpod.com with the click of a button, because I had that boy on SimpleScripts. And that’s nice.  But I haven’t converted this one, yet.  The one thing SimpleScripts doesn’t do is convert an existing installation.  So,…  I’m going to have to fiddle around with lots of things, and let’s hope not too much breaks.  Backing up things now.

What I should do:

  • manually upgrade to 2.7 (many steps in itself)
  • backup the database
  • move the installation out of the way
  • reinstall a 2.7 with simple scripts
  • restore the database
  • copy in the local files that have been added from the old copy

The new backend of WordPress is worth the pain I’m about to suffer.