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Wordpress Upgrade (2.7)

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Posting about upgrading your incredibly common blogging software isn’t very interesting. But I’m going to take this opportunity to suggest that this time, if you are able, switch to using subversion for wordpress. Installing wordpress is pretty easy. Upgrading it is also easy, but you still have to move your plugins, themes, and wp-config.php around, or delete stuff that gets in the way. Using subversion makes all of that that go away. Yay!

Update: Sadly, since I have been such a blog slacker, I was able to upgrade to wordpress 2.7.1 while this post was still the top post. Using svn did, in fact, make this the easiest wordpress upgrade I’ve done.

Update 2: Even more sadly, I just upgraded to 2.8.1.