Welcome to 2012, it’s ‘barely’ the first day of work and the WordPress team have released WordPress 3.3.1. This is a security and bug fix release which means it’s time to update as this is a mandatory update for us all.
What’s in this release?
This release is just 2 weeks after the big update to 3.3 so don’t be expecting anything new. Release 3.3.1 addresses a security issue with ‘cross site scripting’ and 15 other maintenance fixes.
Should you update now?
Yes - update to WordPress 3.3.1 as soon as possible in order to stay protected.
How to Update Safely
This is very easy to do from any logged in user page - but you should always follow a simple process
- Make sure you have a current WordPress database backup
- Enable your Maintenance mode page.
- Disable any / all plugins
- Run update
- Update any plugins that also got updated
- Enable all plugins that you need
- Check for any new issues
- Disable your maintenance mode
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