WordPress 5.0 – What Now?

Before you update to 5.0:

  1. Make a Fresh Back Up!!!
  2. Update your Theme****First verify your Theme is compatible with WP 5.0 
  3. If your theme has not been updated since WordPress 5.0 launched (11/29/18), do not update 
  4. Ask for help – You may need to have your theme changed to accommodate 5.0 upgrades – this is not likely something you want to attempt on your own. 
 
Please Run a fresh Backup if you are going to update or upgrade your theme and/or go to 5.0 on your own.
 
Theme Updates can take 5 mins – but if your theme is not compatible with 5.0 you may blow up your site (then you need that back up!).
 
The time to upgrade to a theme varies by size of site and complexity of your current design. Most theme changes take 2-3 hours – larger and custom sites can take exponentially longer to reconfigure. This is a good time to consider a redesign which may take fewer hours, cost less, and freshen your site at the same time!
 
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As always, we offer free evaluations/recommendations. SEO Web Mechanics can look at your site and let you know what your best action plan will be for WP5.0
Need help or have questions? Just ask! 
Darcy/Office: 518.872.1707
Text/Cell: 518.366.1707
 

 

January Events:

611 Troy Schenectady Rd
Latham, NY 12110
Networking and Lunch $35pp
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Capital Area Business Networking 

Goal Setting Workshop: Achieve Your Business Goals in 2019
Jan 9th 10am-11am $17pp
 @ Sunmark Federal Credit Union
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North Country Biz-Mix

Jan 16th 9:30-12:30p
at Coffee Planet
100 Milton Ave, Ballston Spa 12020
Let’s meet and help each other with our businesses
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If you would like to schedule time to review your website please let me know! I am here to help you! Initial web consultations are provided at no charge.


Have a great day and enjoy the sunshine!

Darcy:)