Sadly this is still a question I get a couple times a week. It's true! People are still rocking WordPress 3.5 and the current stable version is 4.7.5, as of May 16, 2017. The Short Answer. Yes! You should always update WordPress as soon as possible. Especially when the resent update is a Security Release and they, "strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately". If you're ready to update, here is a quick video showing you how. The Longer Answer. I recently wrote about … [Read more...] about Do I Really Need to Update WordPress?
If you just answered, "My hosting provider!", you really need to read this! Here's the most common scenario. You just updated your WordPress website and now you're seeing a White Screen of Death or maybe your design is messed up. Maybe you just see a few fatal error messages and can't access the WP Admin. Now what!?Some people might call their hosting provider to see if they can undo what they just did or if they can restore the site from a backup. Most hosting companies have backups, or the … [Read more...] about Who’s Backing Up Your WordPress Website?