Always make sure you update to the newest version of WordPress as soon as they become available. In the present time, all sites, especially content management systems like WordPress, are vulnerable to security attacks. Updates are crucial to the security of any managed web site.
WordPress stays on top of security updates so anytime a release comes out, it is most important to follow these steps in updating your site:
- Update your WordPress Core files first if needed.
- Update any and all plugins
- Update your themes
By following these easy steps, you lessen your risk of security breaches on your site.
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